Dogs and cats need their teeth cleaned just like we do. Dental cleanings are a great way to ensure that your pet has a happy and healthy mouth. Not taking care of your pets teeth can lead to serious problems such as heart conditions, renal problems, liver problems, gum disease, and many more. Below is a picture of “Hunter.” He is a 13 year old poodle mix that had not had a dental cleaning in many years.
“Hunter” before his dental cleaning. Tartar can form like rocks on the teeth of dogs and cats. There are many different types of bacteria in the mouth of your pet and letting the teeth go uncleaned can cause the increase in these bacteria being constantly swallowed by your pet. This leads to the many health problems listed above.
“Hunter” after his dental cleaning. These pictures show the great difference and the importance of having your pet’s teeth cleaned on a regular basis. Call us today to have your pet’s teeth cleaned.
Non-Anesthetic Dental Cleanings
Some pets may be a candidate for a Non-Anesthetic Dental cleaning. This painless procedure means that your pet does not have to go under anesthesia and offers pet owners an alternative method for cleaning and maintaining your pet’s oral health. Please call today to see if your pet is a candidate for this method of dental cleaning.
Brush Your Pet’s Teeth at Home
Can you imagine how your mouth, teeth, and gums would feel if you did not brush your teeth daily? We brush our teeth and the same should go for our pets. After a dental cleaning, pets should have their teeth brushed 3-5 times a week. Less than five minutes per brushing can save your pet from sickness and pain in the future. Please remember to only use pet friendly toothpaste on your pet.