While most people wouldn’t dream of going a day without brushing their own teeth, very few people brush their dog’s teeth every day. While some dogs do tend to get more plaque and tartar build up than others, dental hygiene is important for all dogs. If ignored, it can lead to tooth decay, fractured teeth or oral cancer. Once periodontal disease is advanced, your vet will have to take x-rays to be able to properly evaluate the supporting structures of the teeth. There are some ways that all of this can be prevented, and we rounded up the top 8 tips and tricks for keeping your dog’s teeth sparkling clean.