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The Trouble With Extra Teeth: What You Should Know About Your Pet’s Persistent Baby Teeth

Occasionally, we refer to a young puppy as a “shark mouth,” not necessarily because of her penchant for nipping at exposed flesh, but because she has double rows of teeth. Like people, cats and dogs should have one row of teeth, with adult teeth replacing their baby teeth. However, a pet’s baby teeth may hold [...]

By |2020-04-27T00:36:05+00:00May 1st, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What You Need to Know About COVID-19 and Your Pet

As businesses, states, and entire countries are being shut down to reduce the spread of COVID-19, the new coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, China, you are likely wondering how this respiratory illness can affect you and your pet. As this situation is rapidly evolving, we recommend searching the following sources for accurate, up-to-date information, rather [...]

By |2020-03-19T18:37:29+00:00March 19th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How Regular Dental Cleanings Keep Your Pet’s Mouth Healthy and Pain-free

Is there any pain more excruciating than a toothache? We don’t think so, which is why we are such strong advocates for twice-yearly thorough oral exams and dental cleanings for your furry pal. Although your pet is likely reluctant to let you know she’s suffering from oral pain, scheduling a visit twice per year will [...]

By |2020-03-03T19:44:28+00:00March 3rd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

3 Reasons Why Your Pet Needs Full-Mouth X-rays

Veterinary medicine has made significant advancements in dental health care, and the same technology is now available for pets as for people. Although not every veterinary clinic offers dental X-rays, we are fortunate to have the skills and equipment to be able to take full-mouth X-rays on every patient, and provide comprehensive, higher quality care. [...]

By |2019-12-22T17:57:02+00:00December 22nd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What’s Lurking In Your Pet’s Mouth? Getting to the Root of a Hidden Tooth Abscess

Dogs do many things well. They soothe our worries, comfort our pains, and infuse joy into our lives. They also suffer in silence well—too well, in fact. For example, dental problems are often missed until an oral infection and the pain it causes become severe. One serious dental infection causing a painful mouth is a [...]

By |2019-08-25T20:56:07+00:00August 25th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dragons Need Dental Care, Too: A Guide to Dental Health for Exotic Pets

Like cats and dogs, bearded dragons, iguanas, rabbits, chinchillas, and all sorts of other exotic pets require dental care. Most exotic pets should have a thorough oral exam as part of their annual health checkup, but some need their dental health evaluated more frequently, especially if they are prone to problems.  Reptile dental care Pet [...]

By |2019-07-04T01:14:38+00:00July 4th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Preserve Your Pet’s Pearly Whites with At-Home Dental Care

Good dental care is essential to your pet’s health and well-being, and, like you, she needs at-home, daily dental care to maintain proper oral health. Dental disease can affect the whole body, causing not only gingivitis, tooth decay, and bone loss, but also organ damage. Also, the heart valves are especially prone to attracting oral [...]

By |2019-06-08T01:50:52+00:00June 8th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Oronasal Fistulas in Pets

Approximately 80% of pets have some form of dental disease by age three. Dental health issues that are not corrected can escalate into major problems affecting the entire body as your pet ages. Oronasal fistulas are one such problem.  What is an oronasal fistula? An oronasal fistula is a tract between the oral cavity and [...]

By |2020-02-06T23:19:49+00:00May 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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