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Pet Dental Care

Pet dental health is an important aspect of overall health. That’s why we recommend at home and professional dental care for both dogs and cats.

Consequences of Poor Dental Care

  • Pain and Discomfort
  • Bad Breath
  • Organ Damage
  • Broken or Lost Teeth
  • Gum Inflammation and/or Bleeding
  • Reduced Appetite

At Home Dental Care

  • Brushing Teeth (with pet safe toothpaste)
  • Nutritious Diet
  • VOHC Approved Chews & Toys

Steps of Professional Dental Care

  1. Physical Exam & Pre-Anesthetic Blood Work
  2. Induction to Anesthesia
    • IV catheter placed & hooked up to fluids
  3. Monitoring (heart rate, oxygen levels, blood pressure, respiration rate & temperature)
  4. Full Mouth Radiographs
  5. Scaling & Charting
  6. Extractions if Necessary
  7. Polishing
  8. Irrigation
  9. Recovery

Before Cleaning

After Cleaning


It is dependent on the pet’s species, age, breed, and at home care. Most pets will need their teeth cleaned once a year after the age of three.

Signs Your Pet Needs a Dental

  • Your Veterinarian Recommended One
  • Bad Breath
  • Yellow or Brown on Teeth
  • Excessive Drooling
  • Pawing at Mouth
  • Enflamed or Bleeding Gums

Schedule an Appointment

To make an appointment for a dental exam or cleaning, call us at 614-444-9696 .

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