Dental care is vital to the overall health of any animal. Dental disease can lead to health issues with the heart, liver, and kidneys, and can affect the entire body through the bloodstream. In fact, 80 percent of dogs and 70 percent of cats over three years of age suffer from some form of dental disease, making it the most common pet health issue among our pet population.
In spite of these disturbing facts, many pet owners are not aware of the importance of dental care to their pet’s health. There are a lot of different ways to improve your pet’s dental hygiene, including home brushing, dental chews, and regular inspection.
The most effective way to protect your pet from dental disease is through professional cleanings. We perform thorough cleanings, including the area beneath the gums that you can’t see or access at home.
If your pet has brown/yellow teeth, bad breath, or is having difficulty eating, these could all be signs of dental disease. Please call us today to learn more and schedule your pet’s dental cleaning.
Digital Dental Radiology (Waverly Office)
We are proud to be able to offer our clients digital dental radiology here at Avenue of the Saints Animal Hospital (Waverly Office).
We make it a goal to offer our patients the highest quality veterinary services. To do this, our entire staff is dedicated to staying on top of the field.
One way to show owners that we are dedicated to their pets’ care is with our digital dental radiographs. They allow us to look inside your pet’s’ teeth and see oral cavities. Our veterinarians can then determine which teeth are healthy and which should be pulled. We can also determine if owners need to work harder at caring for their pets’ teeth.
Digital dental radiology is very quick. We are able to view the images mere seconds after taking them. They are also safe and effective, making them an invaluable diagnostic tool!
Don’t hesitate to contact us today at Avenue of the Saints Animal Hospital if you have any questions about digital dental radiology.