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Best Dental Products for Great Danes

Oral hygiene is a very important, but often neglected aspect of caring for Great Danes. According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, 80 percent of dogs show signs of oral disease by age 3.

With that, let’s jump in to take a look at our favorite products for keeping a Great Dane’s teeth and gums healthy.

Best toothbrush for Great Danes

A giant dog deserves an adequately sized toothbrush right?!

We have found that toothbrushes with longer handles make reaching those back corners of their mouth that much easier. This particular set comes with not only a long-handled brush but also pet toothpaste and finger brushes if you find that route to be more convenient.

Pet Tartar Control Kit

This dental care kit for your dog includes a double-sided toothbrush, toothpaste, and finger brush to help with your Dane's dental needs. The long handle makes it easy to access all of your Great Dane's teeth!

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Best toothbrush alternatives

Even if you start brushing their teeth at a young age, some Great Danes just never get used to the brushing sensation. Who knows, maybe they just don’t like having things poked around their mouth!

For these situations, you can also resort to using dental gels, sprays, tooth wipes, enzymatic solutions, and dental chews as ways of fighting dental disease.

Take a look at the products below to help get an idea as to which you think will be best for you and your Great Dane. Whatever you think that you’ll be able to keep up with consistently will be the best option in the long run.

Best oral spray for Great Danes

We recommend the PetsLife Oral Care Gel. It uses all-natural ingredients to fight gum disease and bad breath at once!

Simply spray the solution on your Dane’s teeth and let it work its magic for 30 minutes before allowing them to eat or drink. After getting the plaque back under control, it usually only requires an application 2-3 times per week.

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PetzLife Oral Care Spray

PetzLife Oral Care spray makes caring for your pet's teeth quick and easy...with no brushing required! 

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Best oral gel for Great Danes

We stick by TropiClean as our trusted brand and go with their Oral Care Gel. It’s also made of all-natural ingredients for the prevention of gum disease and bad breath.

While spray can be applied directly from the bottle, you’ll need to put some of the gel on your finger and wipe it across their teeth and gums for application.

You’ll once again need to let the gel work its magic with the interference of water or food for 30 minutes to get the best results.

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TropiClean Dental Gel

No brushing required! The minty-fresh dog teeth cleaning gel is a mild cleanser that loosens particles on the teeth and removes plaque, tartar, and bad breath-causing bacteria for a healthier mouth.

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Best Toothwipes for Great Danes

In this category, we recommend the Petkin Plaque Toothwipes. As the name entails, use these medicated wipes to swipe across your Great Dane’s teeth and gums.

It also contains a small amount of baking soda to help combat bad breath and does not require rinsing afterward.

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Petkin Plaque Toothwipes

These convenient dental wipes are gentle enough to use every day around your pet's teeth and gums to prevent plaque and tartar. Simply wrap a wipe around your finger and wipe the tooth and gum area.

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Best enzymatic solution for Great Danes

In this category of pet supplies, Ark Naturals Plaque-Zapper is the go-to product. The beauty of enzymatic solutions is that they require no manual work on your part to clean your dog’s teeth.

Simply add the enzymatic powder packet to your dog’s water and let it work it’s magic as your Great Dane drinks water throughout the day. The powder has no taste, and should not interfere with your dog’s regular eating or drinking habits.

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Ark Naturals Plaque Zapper

Keeps teeth and gums healthy by neutralizing pH levels in your pet’s saliva and preventing harmful bacteria from growing. 

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Best dental chews for Great Danes

Dental chews are one final approach to keeping your Dane’s teeth clean. Their chewy consistency helps to rub plaque, tartar, and other buildup off their teeth and gums during chewing.

Not only will your dog’s teeth get cleaner in the process, but they’ll have fun chewing on a new treat for short amount of time as well 🙂

virbac makes the #1 veterinarian recommended dental chew. One a day is all it takes to keep the doggy dentist away 😉

Unlike many manufacturers, virbac is kind enough to manufacture theirs in multiple sizes, and makes an XL option that’s perfect for Great Danes.

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Virbac Enzymatic Chews

These chews use a combination of enzymes and abrasive texture to help clean your dog's teeth as they enjoy them!

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