Does Your Cat Have Cavities?

Learn more about this painful problem.

By Helen Jablonski

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Cats don’t get cavities from eating too many sweets like we do, but they are prone to form cavity-like tooth defects called resorptive lesions or tooth resorption.  Tooth resorption is one of the most common dental problems seen in cats and is the primary cause of feline tooth loss. Studies have shown that 50 to 75 percent of all cats will experience tooth resorption sometime in their lives.

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**Get the February 2010 issue of CAT FANCY to read the full article.**

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