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How to Care for a French Bulldog’s Teeth?

Like all other dogs, adult Frenchies have 42 teeth, 20 on the upper jaw and 22 on the lower jaw. The puppies, on the other hand, have only 28 teeth. They don’t have the best teeth structure, thanks to their flat face and the characteristic underbite. It makes proper dental care even more important.

French Bulldog Teeth

French Bulldog’s Teeth Structure

They have a rather crowded, often uneven teeth structure. The 42 teeth are arranged in the following manner:

At what Age Do Frenchie Puppies Start Teething?

French Bulldogs acquire their initial baby or milk teeth when they are 2-3 weeks old. Then, they start teething at around 3 months, when they begin to lose the milk teeth so they can be replaced with adult teeth.

When Do They Stop Teething?

They stop teething at 7-8 months of age. By this time, they will have lost all 28 milk teeth and gained 42 adult teeth. However, the teething time varies from one Frenchie to another, as it could happen as early as five months or as late as ten months.

How to Care for Your Frenchie’s Teeth?

French Bulldog Brush

Without proper care, your dog’s teeth would be susceptible to tartar and plaque build-up, which might result in periodontal diseases.

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