Did you know that your pet’s mouth is filled with valuable information about their health? Dental problems can lead to other health issues and your pet’s mouth can give valuable clues to its overall health.
The veterinary dentistry services offered at our hospital range from examinations to cleanings, extractions, and surgery and aim to prevent or halt the negative effects of oral cavity disease. What shape are your cat or dog’s teeth and gums in? Let’s find out!
As part of your pet’s wellness exam, our veterinarians will conduct a visual exam of the mouth, teeth, and gums. They’ll check for odor; signs of gum disease (redness, swelling, or bleeding); discolored, broken, or missing teeth; and gum recession.
If any of those problems are detected, the veterinarian may recommend one or more of the following (all conducted in-house):
Your dog or cat’s teeth act as a window into their overall health. Ensuring that their teeth are taken care of will go a long way in making sure their health is managed.
Allow the veterinary dental professionals at Willow Animal Hospital to be your partners in caring for your pet. We know just how important your furry family member is to you, and we want to make sure you have as many great years together as possible.