First you need to wait for the appearance of the first milk teeth. At the age of 3-4 months, you can teach the dog to oral hygiene. For this it is necessary to moisten the gauze and wipe the gums two times a day - morning and evening. Sometimes teeth begin to grow in two rows, but this should not be a cause for concern if the dog does not show.
Helps tomato juice or eating tomatoes. These products prevent the formation of Tartar and plaque on the teeth of York. Failure to comply with hygiene leads to bad breath dog. As prevention is good to use artificial bone, carrots or crackers.
Need to buy a special toothbrush for dogs at a pet store. They are long, with bristles, arranged in two rows and put on the finger of a man. The soft effect of the bristles on the gums has a massaging effect and stimulates the growth of permanent teeth. Need to buy toothpaste for dogs. There are funds with various additives, such as meat flavor or mint. The latter is not really like puppies. These pastes do not require rinsing with water, you can eat them and they do not contain substances that negatively affect the digestive system of the Yorkshire Terrier.
After the change of teeth (over 7 months) York, to prevent the emergence of Tartar, you need to give once a week bone with the addition of chlorophyll.
You can use a mixture of baking soda and lemon juice, which should be rubbed into the gums of the York daily and also give him apples. You can use this composition: a few drops of iodine mix with a spoon of baking soda, add water and RUB that part of the gums and teeth of the dog.
To teach York to brushing should be gradual. The first step is to interest the pet, for example, give him delicious food from the hands for three weeks and touch his face several times a day. Then try to push the lips and touching the teeth with your finger. After that you should encourage the dog. Such manipulations should lead to until York will draw out the jaw and will not provide public access to the cleaners.
Develop a ritual of brushing teeth, for example, in the morning in the bathroom. Brushing your teeth in the morning with the dog, in the evening repeat the process. Yorkies have a good memory and quickly remember the sequence of actions of the owner.