Proper dental care is critical in maintaining your pet’s health and comfort. The #1 health problem diagnosed in cats and dogs over 3 years of age is periodontal disease. Dental disease puts stress on your pet’s immune system and can lead to serious liver, kidney, respiratory and heart disease. Ultrasonic scaling is performed above and below the gum line, followed by a thorough polishing and fluoride application. Regular preventative dental care can add years to the life of your pet.
Does Your Pet Have Bad Breath??
It doesn’t just smell bad, but it can be unhealthy for your pet as well. Up to 80% of dogs and 70% of cats may show signs of dental disease by age 3.
Noticed bad breath, drooling or pawing at the mouth. Your pet may need dental care. It’s a good time for a dental examination!
A thorough dental cleaning removes plaque and tartar above and below the gum line. Anesthesia is used to keep your pet comfortable.
At-Home Dental Care
Brushing the teeth regularly is the best form of home dental care. There are also dental rinses, water additives, dental toys, dental treats/diets. Ask us which form of home dental care would be best for your pet.
Call us today to set up a dental examination. Click here to log on to your Pet Portal to learn more about dental care and your pet. We look forward to hearing from you soon!