Oral Care and
Did you know that dental disease is the most common disease that impacts pets? Having a solid oral hygiene routine in place can help you reduce the risk of disease. The Crossroads veterinary dental team is here to ensure that your pet's oral health is taken just as seriously as every other aspect of their health.
What To Expect with
a Dental Cleaning
- A full examination and pre-anesthetic blood work
- General anesthesia
- Cleaning—a high speed ultra-sonic scaler cleans above and beneath the gum line
- Digital Imaging—dental x-rays are essential. Approximately 60% of dental disease is hidden below the gum line.
- Pain medication with extractions
- Antibiotics if needed
Signs Your Pet Needs
Learning the warning signs for when something is wrong is crucial to keeping your pet healthy. Here are a few signs you can look for to identify oral health issues with your pet.
- Bad Breath
- Red, Swollen Gums
- Excessive Drooling
- Yellow Teeth
- Facial Swelling
- Loss of Appetite
- Difficulty Chewing
Have questions? Give us a call or stop by our facility at anytime. We are here to help keep your pets happy and healthy.