Dental health problems are common and if left untreated can progress into painful and serious systemic conditions. These problems can lead to dental infection that can spread to the heart, kidneys and other organs, and possibly become life threatening. During your exam your vet can discuss home care and diet. Then, with the addition of dental health exams and cleanings we can extend your pets life in a very cost-effective way, while keeping them comfortable and pain-free.
The inflammation of the gums is caused by plaque and tarter build up. This can lead to tooth decay, bleeding gums and tooth loss. The bacteria can travel through the bloodstream and will eventually damage the major organs.
Attention should be payed to the folowing symptoms: bad breath, frequent pawing or rubbing at the face and/or mouth, reluctance to eat hard foods, red swollen gums and yellow/brown stains on teeth.
We perform dental scaling, dental surgery, tooth extration