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

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 |2019-05-03T01:27:05+00:00May 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Resolving Resorptive Lesions in Dogs

Resorptive lesions, which until recently have been known as a common feline dental condition, are now appearing more frequently in dogs. This uptick in canine resorptive lesions could be due to veterinarians completing more thorough periodontal exams and taking regular dental X-rays. Although they most commonly affect the teeth of the upper jaw, these painful, [...]

By |2019-03-16T22:59:38+00:00March 16th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What You Need to Know About Stomatitis in Your Pet

Stomatitis essentially means “inflammation of the mouth,” and it can be called several different names: ulcerative stomatitis, idiopathic stomatitis, lymphocytic-plasmacytic stomatitis, or chronic ulcerative paradental stomatitis. No matter what this condition is called, it is extremely painful to any pet unfortunate enough to be affected. Cats tend to suffer more from stomatitis conditions, but dogs [...]

By |2019-02-11T19:35:01+00:00February 11th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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