By the time they are three years old, most dogs and cats will develop periodontal disease. They may not be as prone to cavities as we are, but they still suffer from a wide range of the same dental problems that humans do. The best way to prevent discomfort, pain, or future health issues is to ensure their teeth are checked on an annual basis to look for signs of dental or periodontal issues. If you notice that your pet has:
It may be time to consider some professional dental care to keep your pets happy, healthy, and free of discomfort or pain.
At Family Animal hospital, we offer dental care to address your pet’s needs. When it comes to routine dental cleanings, we offer both anesthetic and non-anesthetic options.
Whether your pet is undergoing a routine procedure, or a more complex treatment, our team will ensure that your pet receives first-class care throughout the process. We believe that knowledge is power, so we encourage your family to ask questions at any point to put your mind at ease, and to prepare for a safe and smooth recovery once the procedure is complete.
By taking control of your pet’s dental health, you will be taking preventative measures to avoid future health conditions that are often associated with poor dental health, including heart, kidney, and liver issues caused by bacteria in the bloodstream. Healthy teeth make for a happy, healthy pet!