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Chihuahua Teeth Count Statistics

The average adult Chihuahua has 42 teeth, which includes 20 on the upper jaw and 22 on the lower jaw.

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"By the time they are 6 months old, Chihuahuas should have all of their adult teeth."

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"Proper dental care can extend a Chihuahua’s life by up to 3 years."

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"Small-sized dog breeds like Chihuahuas are 5 times more likely to have retained deciduous teeth than large breeds."

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"It's estimated that up to 2/3 of Chihuahua owners never have their dog's teeth professionally cleaned."

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"Less than 10% of owners brush their Chihuahua’s teeth regularly."

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"Around 80% of Chihuahuas over the age of 3 suffer from some form of dental disease."

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"Chihuahuas are prone to dental issues such as periodontal disease due to their small mouths."

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"Dental wipes and sprays can be useful alternatives to brushing for maintaining a Chihuahua’s dental health."

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"Dry dog food may help reduce plaque buildup compared to wet food in Chihuahuas."

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"Dental chews can help reduce plaque and tartar buildup by up to 70% in Chihuahuas."

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"Advanced dental issues in Chihuahuas may require tooth extractions."

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"Chihuahuas may require professional teeth cleaning by a veterinarian as frequently as every 6-12 months."

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"Chihuahuas are prone to tooth abscesses, especially if dental disease is not managed."

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"Retained baby teeth are a common issue in Chihuahuas, which can cause overcrowding and misalignment."

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"Dental X-rays are often necessary to fully assess a Chihuahua’s dental health."

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"Chihuahuas typically have 28 baby teeth and 42 adult teeth."

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"Dental disease can be a cause of bad breath (halitosis) in Chihuahuas."

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"Chihuahuas' teeth should be checked by a veterinarian at least once per year."

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"Regular tooth brushing is recommended at least 2-3 times per week to maintain dental health."

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"Dental health issues can lead to more severe health problems such as heart disease in Chihuahuas."

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