Our expert says:
Hi Loves my cat
At present I am locuming in G.B. and we have a dental expert at the practice and he informed me that feeding dry knibbles makes very little difference to dental hygiene. What he did say was that if you suspect that dental tarter is arising then one should probably feed a prescription diet such as Hill's t/d as it helps debride the teeth.
I have seen cats that are 12-14 years old that have fantastic digestion and great teeth, so no I do not think it is a problem.
It is however important that you keep a close eye on dentition as problems may arise in the future. What about finger brushing his teeth?
Another important factor is to give your cat something to chew on as the extra saliva production helps to maintain dental hygiene.
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