Preventive Dental Care
Routine dental care matters.
How can I help my pet maintain good oral hygiene?
The best way to make sure your pet’s teeth remain healthy is by having routine annual exams. Whether you have a puppy or kitten with a mouth full of baby teeth or an adult pet whose teeth need to be checked for plaque, tartar, or dental disease, having a veterinarian examine them is the first step to making sure they’re in good health.
We offer a full dental service from a free technician dental examination done under a veterinarian’s supervision to extensive veterinarian examination. We have the latest in dental equipment to aid in cleaning, polishing, and applying protective sealant to your pet’s teeth. Our hospital is equipped with dental digital x-rays for examination of tooth roots and underlying dental disease. We are able to do tooth extractions along with complete pain control. Dr. Jennifer Fanders, who is our exotic veterinarian, does rabbit teeth trimming on a routine basis under sedation. This procedure is set up during routine visits prior to the dental.
Why & How to Care for Your Dog's Teeth
Although we recommend brushing your pet’s teeth daily as part of a good preventive care routine, we understand that it’s not always possible. Luckily, there are other ways to maintain your pet’s oral health when you can’t brush their teeth.
- Utilize water additives
- Give your pet a dental chew every other day
- Choose food and treats that control plaque and promote dental health
- Schedule dental cleanings as recommended by your veterinarian
Call us at (609) 888-3400 to schedule your pet’s oral health assessment or dental cleaning.