Pet Dental Care
in Centerton, AR

Pet Dental Care
Dental disease is one of the most prevalent, but generally disregarded, health issues in companion animals. Most animals have periodontal disease to some extent by the age of three. This happens as a result of plaque buildup causing a bacterial infection along the gum line. Millions of germs are contained in the sticky substance known as plaque, which builds up on the tooth surface and gum line.
If plaque is not regularly removed, it eventually becomes tartar. If unaddressed, this causes the supporting structures and gum tissue around the teeth to gradually deteriorate, which can lead to tooth loss. Periodontal disease is not only hurtful and painful since it leads to tooth loss, but it can also compromise key organs such as the:

  • Heart
  • Liver
  • Lungs
  • Kidneys

Most pet owners don’t recognise the full degree of the issue with dental illness until it is well advanced, which highlights the significance of yearly to twice-yearly physical examinations that include a thorough oral health care assessment.

Your veterinarian may advise at-home dental health care procedures in the early stages of dental illness, such as tooth brushing, dental diets, dental treats, and rinses. General anaesthesia is used when your pet needs specialised dental care. When dental care is required, your veterinarian will go over the steps in a COHAT (complete oral health assessment and treatment) plan with you.

Most frequently, this will entail spending a day at the veterinarian clinic planning and doing the operations, which could include:

  • Lab Work Prior to Surgery
  • IV implantation
  • Generally Sedated
  • Dental X-rays
  • Cleaning and polishing your teeth
  • Dental Graphs
  • When Cited, Extracted

The veterinary team will go through any directions for post-dental medicines, specific food instructions, and when to start home dental care after discharge. Remembering to take care of your pet’s mouth will help him or her live a longer and happier life, and they will thank you for it.

Pet Dental Care

Veterinary Services in Centerton, AR

All of the veterinary services that Animal Hospital of Centerton provides are listed here. Call us at any time if you have any inquiries about our services.
Pet Puppy & Kitten Care
Pet Wellness Care
Senior Pet Care
Pet Parasite Control
Pet Dental Care

Pet Diagnostic Care

Pet In-House Laboratory
Pet Surgery & Related Services
Pet Emergency & Urgent Care