Elk Grove dentist shares her at-home dental tooth brushing kit

Meet the real life Dr. Doolittle: Elk Grove dentist shares her special invention for dogs



HELP OF A NEW INVENTION. A LONG-TIME ELK GROVE DENTTIS HAS COME UP WITH A PRODUCT, THAT SHE SAYS WILL PROTECT YOUR PET’S TEETH FOR YEARS TO COME. KCRA 3’S LETICIA ORDAZ, SHOW US DR. SPEED’S CREAONTI AND HOW SOMEUR FRY FRIENDS ARE REACTING TO THE AT-HOME KIT. >> THEY EDUS TO CALL ME DR. DOOLITTLE BECAUSE WE HAD LIKE FIVE DOGS. REPORT: DR. TERRI SPEED IS TRYING OUT HER NEW DENTAL KIT ON 7-YEAR-OLD MISSY. >> JUST GENTLY IN CIRCLES THAT IS ALL YOU DO AROUND THE GUMLINE. NOW I SWITCH TO THTREAE T. HERE IS WHERE THE TREAT IS RIGHT IN THAT BOWL. REPORTER: THE DENTAL TOOTH BRUSHING KIT, COMES WITH A TINY TREAT BOWL ON THE SCRAPERS. DR. SPEED SAYS DOGS SMELL THEIR FAVORITE SNACK THE ENTIRE TI,ME ENTICING THEM TO KEEP THEIR MOUTH OPEN DURING THE CLEANING. YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE A DENTIST TO DO THIS. AS LONG AS YOU LOVE YOUR DOG AND YOUR ANIMAL THEY WILL LET YOU DO ANYTHING. REPORTER: SHE CAME UP WITH THE IDEA FOR THE AT HOME DENTAKIL T AFTER SEEING HER DOG CHLOE LOSE HER TEETH AS SHE AGED. >> AS A DENTIST, BACK IN THE DAY, WE WOULD BASICLYAL JUST GIVE A DOG A BONE AND SAY JUST GO CHEW ON THE BONE AND YOUR TEETH SHOULD BE FINE. REPORT:ER DR. SPEED LAUNCHED HER NEW PRODUCT IN JANUARY AND WORD OF MOUTH, AS WELL AS SUPPORT FROM HER REGULAR PATIENTS H BASEEN OVERWHELMING. >> WE WENT NUMBER ONE ON AMAN,ZO WHY? BECAUSE IT IS A GREAT PRODUCT. IT SOLD OUT WITHIN LIKE TWO WEEKS. REPORT: THE DENTAL KIT IS $19.99 AND IS RECOMMENDED FOR E USLEAST THREE TIMES A WEEK. PLAN ON SPENDING AT LEAS15T MINUTES ON YOUR DOGGY’S CLEANING. >> IT HAS TO KIND OF BECOME PART OF OUR ORAL HEALTH. THIS IS SOMETHING WE ACTUALLY MUST BRING INTO OUR DAILY LIVES BECAUSE OUR DOGS ARE JUST LIKE OUR CHILDREN NOW. REPORTER: DR. SPEED’S DOG DENTAL KIT HAS BEEN SUCH A SUCCESS, THAT SHE IS ALREADY CREATING ONE FOR CATS. SHE HOPES HER STORY INSPESIR OTHER PEOPLE TO COME UP WITH THEIR OWN PRODUC. >> TO ENCOURAGE ANYONE THAT SHA ANY KIND OF VISION, JUST FOCUS AND STAY WITH YOUR VISION. JUST TRUST YOUR GUT INSTINCT AND STAY WITH YOUR VISION. REPORTER: DR. SPEED LOVES HER FOUR LEGGED FRIENDS, BUT SHE STILL PLANS TO KEEP HER DAY JOB. >> BUT I’M STILL GOING TO PRACTICE DENTISTRY BECAU ISE LOVE WHAT I DO. THAT’S WHY. REPORTER: AN ELK GROVE, LETICIA ORDAZ, CRA 3. BRITTANY:ER H DOG IS THE MOST WELL BEHAVED I’VE EVER SEEN. [LAUGHTER] DR. SPEED SAYS THE DENTAL KIT FOR CATS SHOULD READY TO PURCHASE LATER THIS YEAR. YOU CAN FIND HER DOG DENTAL KIT ON AMAZON RIGHT NOW. SHE IS ALSO IN THE PROCESS OF SIGNING A DEAL TO GET HER PRODUCTS INTO WA

Meet the real life Dr. Doolittle: Elk Grove dentist shares her special invention for dogs

A long-time Elk Grove dentist is zapping dog breath with the help of a new invention that she says will protect your pet’s teeth for years to come. Dr. Terri Speed launched her at-home dental tooth brushing kit in January. “You don’t have to be a dentist to do this,” said Speed. “As long as you love your dog and your animal they will let you do anything.”Dr. Speed’s dog dental kit has been such a success, that she is already creating one for cats too. She hopes her story inspires others to come up with their own products too. Learn more about the new invention in the video player above.

A long-time Elk Grove dentist is zapping dog breath with the help of a new invention that she says will protect your pet’s teeth for years to come.

Dr. Terri Speed launched her at-home dental tooth brushing kit in January.

“You don’t have to be a dentist to do this,” said Speed. “As long as you love your dog and your animal they will let you do anything.”

Dr. Speed’s dog dental kit has been such a success, that she is already creating one for cats too. She hopes her story inspires others to come up with their own products too.

Learn more about the new invention in the video player above.