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

Getting to the Root of Pet Dental Cleanings

A nervous Labrador enters the veterinary hospital, tugging at the leash to go back out the door. Her owner approaches the desk, stating that Nelly has arrived for her dental cleaning. The client service representative checks her in and lets Nelly’s owner know that she can wait while the procedure is performed, or they can [...]

By |2019-11-30T17:08:43+00:00November 30th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Horrifying Halitosis: How Scary is Your Pet’s Bad Breath?

You lean over to kiss your darling dachshund good night, but recoil in horror at the smell from her mouth. Did she eat something dead? What could possibly be causing that horrendous odor? After checking under your blankets and pillows, and all over your furry friend, you conclude—the rotten smell is definitely coming from her [...]

By |2019-10-09T00:48:54+00:00October 9th, 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
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