Dental care for pets is often overlooked. It can cause serious impact on their general health, in particular contributing to kidney and heart disease.
Prevention is key, with options including Prescription Dental diets, Tooth brushing daily with enzymatic toothpaste, Dental chews and toys.
Our vets are able to perform tooth scaling and polishing with extractions if required.
We offer Oral X-Rays, which enable us to make the best decision on tooth removal.
We will also give you advice on how to prevent any further dental problems.
Some of the signs of dental disease that you could look out for:
- Halitosis (bad breath)
- Reluctance to chew / chewing on only one side / crying out when chewing
- Increased salivation
- Red and/or puffy gums
- Bleeding gums
- Tartar / Calculus (hard coating on teeth that is usually brown or yellow; results from plaque build-up)
- Missing and/or loose teeth
- Anything else about the mouth that appears unusual