Category Archives: Dentistry

Brush Up on Your Bicuspids: A Dog and Cat Tooth Tour

February is National Pet Dental Health Month. According to the American Veterinary Dental College, your pet needs daily toothbrushing and annual dental cleanings to keep their pearly whites white. Just like your visit to the dentist, where x-rays are taken to find periodontal disease or tooth abscesses, x-rays are a critical component of an annual

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Smile! It’s National Pet Dental Health Month

To promote good oral healthcare for cats and dogs, February has been designated National Pet Dental Health Month. I want to be sure pet owners are aware of some of the veterinary resources available to help keep pet mouths healthy. Your primary care veterinarian The first place to start to keep your pet’s mouth clean

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Anesthesia in Veterinary Dental Care

dog getting dental work done

When people go to a human dentist, we sit in the dentist’s chair, often time grasping the armrests tightly with white knuckles in anticipation of the procedure about to happen. When the dentist or hygienist tells us to say “ahhhhhhhh” or turn our head, or open our mouths, we may be reluctant, but we can

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Broken Teeth

up close of dog teeth showing where one is broken

Like people, our pets are prone to dental disease. Pet Dental Month, in February, focuses on the importance of controlling and preventing dental disease in our cats and dogs. Untreated dental disease is associated with both infection and pain. Recent studies in people and dogs show that untreated infection in the mouth has also been

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February is Pet Dental Month: Part 3

Dr. Stephen Riback

The importance of dental care for dogs and cats. Part 3 of a 3 part series by Stephen Riback, DVM Like people, our pets are prone to dental disease. This month focuses on the importance of controlling and preventing dental disease in our cats and dogs. Untreated dental disease is associated with both infection and

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