Brushing your dog’s teeth is an important part of overall care. Keeping your dog’s breath fresh is just one good reason to brush regularly. Clean teeth can also boost the health, happiness, and longevity of your canine friend. Plaque and tartar don’t just cause bad breath. They can also result in the loss of teeth. Serious dental hygiene issues can also lead to life-threatening and painful infections. These infections can damage the kidneys, heart, and liver. By regularly brushing your dog’s teeth, you will help to improve its quality of life and yours.