by Stan Rawlinson February 2017 Facts About This Disease: According to leading experts in Veterinary Dentistry dental disease is the number one medical problem amongst our pets. It starts with the formation of Plaque. This is a combination of bacteria, bits of food, and saliva that sticks to teeth every time the dog eats. Flat nosed dogs and dogs that have crowded mouths are also very prone to this problem. The British Bulldog is .