Did you know that animals should have their teeth brushed and cleaned regularly? In fact, the more often you brush your cat or dog’s teeth and bring them in for professional cleanings, the better you can prevent severe dental problems in the long run. Chapel Hill Veterinary Clinic is well versed in pet dental care.
During your pet’s annual exam, our veterinarians can give you valuable dental care tips. Following our advice can help prevent many issues, including:
Gingivitis and gum disease
Plaque and tartar
Your pet’s oral health can affect his or her overall health, so it is important that broken and severely plaque-covered teeth be looked at as soon as possible. At Chapel Hill Veterinary Clinic, all dental surgery is performed under general anesthesia and includes:
In some cases, your pet may also need more advanced procedures. Root canals and crowns, which are especially useful for working dogs with broken teeth, may require a specialist. Call us for more information.