Dental Care

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It's not just bad breath!

That odor might signify a serious health risk with the potential to damage not only your pet’s teeth and gums, but their internal organs as well.

Dental Care

Dental Icon RGB copy

It's not just bad breath!

That odor might signify a serious health risk with the potential to damage not only your pet’s teeth and gums, but their internal organs as well.
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Dental Services

Studies show that over 50% of dogs and cats suffer from an element of periodontal disease. It is recommended that every adult dog and cat have dental evaluations performed by their veterinarian at least once a year. While that is usually done during an annual wellness exam, we do offer complimentary dental consultations to determine if you pet is in need of a professional dental cleaning.

 

A large portion of your pet’s teeth reside underneath the gum-line. So, most of the bacteria build-up and excess food debris that causes significant inflammation and deterioration of the gums are almost impossible to see. Our digital radiographs allow us to see the condition of the teeth below the gum-line, and we can ensure that your pet’s teeth are truly cleaned with our ultrasonic scaler. Our recommended dental services ensure that your pet receives the highest quality dental care possible.

Comprehensive Oral
Health Assessment and Treatment

Watch the video series below to see Dr. Strathe, our primary Dental Veterinarian, line out the step-by step process of a Complete Dental Procedure. Using his patient, Oliver, he demonstrates the details of a true oral assessment and treatment. Starting from the initial exam and consultation, to radiographs and potential extractions, to aftercare and prevention of periodontal disease.
Oliver started out at a Grade 2 of Periodontal Disease from initial exam, and it wasn’t until after thorough oral evaluation under anesthesia that we could see a fractured carnassial tooth with possible pulp exposure. All of this was confirmed by dental radiographs. Due to the diagnosis, extractions were performed to remove the infected tooth. While this fracture was most likely causing a level of pain in Oliver’s mouth, he was showing no clinical signs of discomfort.