How It Works

Proven Effective in Clinical Trials†

Clinical trials1 demonstrate that Milk-Bone® Brushing Chews® are effective in reducing tartar, plaque, and halitosis in dogs.

Milk-Bone® Brushing Chews® Efficacy2

Milk-Bone® Brushing Chews® daily dental treats are so effective, they’ve earned the VOHC Seal of Acceptance.

VOHC evaluates the effectiveness of veterinary oral care products similar to how the American Dental Association (ADA), measures the efficacy of human products. Products that carry the VOHC Seal of Acceptance for tartar control have demonstrated via clinical testing that they successfully meet strict criteria for effectiveness in controlling tartar accumulation in dogs.

Milk-Bone® Brushing Chews daily dental treats outperform other chews on the market in several important criteria.

  1. Extensive research conducted at independent testing facilities in accordance with VOHC testing protocols. Data submitted for publication.
  2. Average efficacy rates for small/medium size Milk-Bone® Brushing Chews®.
  3. Products that carry the VOHC Seal of Acceptance for tartar control have demonstrated via clinical testing they successfully meet strict criteria for effectiveness in controlling tartar accumulation in dogs.
  4. Based upon the small/medium size chew.
  5. Available for sale where Milk-Bone® dog products are sold.
Recommended by Dr. Jan Bellows

Recommended by Dr. Jan Bellows

“I recommend Milk-Bone® Brushing Chews® daily dental treats as an easy, affordable, and effective solution to client compliance concerns. Milk-Bone® Brushing Chews® daily dental treats are bound to help transform preventative oral care as we know it by offering a proven way to help dogs to essentially brush their own teeth.”
- Dr. Jan Bellows for Milk-Bone® Brushing Chews® daily dental treats

Dr. Jan Bellows is President of the American Veterinary Dental College, Diplomate of the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners, Fellow of the Academy of Veterinary Dentistry, and Veterinary Dental Specialist author and lecturer. He practices at All Pets Dental in Weston, Florida.

† When fed daily, Milk-Bone® Brushing Chews® daily dental treats are as effective as brushing a dog’s teeth twice a week based on the reduction of tartar build-up. The Veterinary Oral Health Council recommends daily tooth brushing for optimal effectiveness.