Likelihood of Periodontitis (gum disease) by dog breeds (Part II: dogs 15kg and + )
Periodontitis (gum diseases) is a serious gum infection that damages the soft tissue. Left untreated, it can destroy the bone that supports your teeth; leading to tooth loss
Periodontitis is extremely common. All dogs can develop gum disease but some breeds are more susceptible to it.
Average Risk of Developing Gum Disease by Dog Breeds - Part II (>15kg)
Bernese mountain dog
Staffordshire terrier (American)
*Percentages of dogs over a 5-year study period that had gum disease