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Dental Care

Regular brushing and frequent cleanings can help prevent gum disease.

Dental care is very important to your pet’s overall health. In fact, dental problems can have repercussions on your pet’s general health, affecting their well-being and quality of life. That’s why our team of qualified professionals is here to provide complete and attentive dental care, to make sure that your loyal companion’s teeth stay as healthy as possible. We’re committed to providing the best care so that your pet can enjoy a happy life free of dental pain or discomfort when eating.

Why is dental care so important for pets?

Dental care is essential to protect your pet’s overall health. Like humans, plaque and tartar buildup can lead to problems such as gingivitis, gum disease and oral infections. Untreated dental issues can have consequences on your pet’s general health, affecting their heart, kidneys and other organs. Good dental care can help prevent these problems, keeping your pet happy and healthy.

What are the signs that my pet may be suffering from dental problems? 

The most common signs include bad breath, tartar buildup on the teeth, gums that are red, inflamed or bleeding, a loss of appetite, excessive drooling or behavioural changes such as increased irritability or aggression. If you notice any of these signs, it’s probably time for a dental exam.

What happens during a dental cleaning?

Dental cleaning for pets is quite similar to dental cleaning for humans. However, general anesthetic is required to ensure your pet’s safety and comfort throughout the procedure. This also allows the vet to properly clean all the surfaces around the teeth, which wouldn’t be possible if the animal were awake. During the cleaning, our team will conduct a thorough exam of your pet’s mouth, remove the tartar and plaque, and polish the teeth to make them smoother and more resistant to future plaque buildup.

How can I care for my pet’s teeth at home?

Brushing your pet’s teeth is the most effective way to prevent plaque and tartar buildup. Use a toothbrush and toothpaste specially designed for pets, and gradually get your pet used to brushing. Dental toys and treats, as well as specially formulated foods, can also help to maintain your pet’s dental health. Feel free to ask our team for advice!

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