Yes, there are actually some benefits to brushing your dog’s teeth.
Brushing a dog’s teeth can help with “dog breath”. No one likes the smell of dog breath! Brushing a dog’s teeth can help prevent tooth and gum decay and dislodge food that is stuck between the teeth.
If you are worried your dog won’t cooperate, there are different “flavours” of dog toothpaste, including peanut butter, and you can make this process seem like a reward to your dog, instead of like a punishment, so they cooperate.