Pet Dental Health

Posted on February 6, 2018 by

Tooth Matters – How Much Should a Pet Dental Cleaning Cost?

The nationally acclaimed Pet Dental Health Month is February, but, in reality, dental/periodontal disease never takes a vacation or slows down – it’s always accruing in your pet’s mouth every day. And, unless, you are giving your pet twice daily toothbrushing and regular adjunctive home oral care, your cat or dog will need to have […]

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Posted on January 31, 2014 by

The Mouth’s Ticking Time Bomb

Do you brush your dog or cat’s teeth daily or at least weekly? Do you use dental products such as water additives or chews regularly? Would you miss seeing your dentist and dental hygienist on a regular schedule each year? Did you know that February is National Pet Dental Health Month? Why start with all […]

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Posted on February 12, 2013 by

Give a Dog a Bone….with Caution!

While we want our canine patients and pets to be happy, sometimes chewing a bone can lead to biting off more than an owner wanted to chew. Dr. Donna Solomon sums it up nicely in this article.

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Posted on January 31, 2013 by

Pets Have Teeth Too!

And those teeth need regular care both at home and at the veterinarians. Watch this great video from the Veterinary News Network that sums it up well.

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Posted on January 22, 2013 by

Which Red Stripe Would You Rather Have?

Gingivitis visually is the red stripe of inflammation seen at the junction of the tooth and gum when there is developing dental disease. The other Red Stripe is self explanatory if you’ve traveled in the Caribbean. Gingival inflammation can ultimately become painful and also contributes to the development of periodontal disease, infection and the loss […]

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Posted on February 6, 2012 by

Avoid the Unsafe – No non-professional, non-anesthetic dental cleanings.

It startles many owners that we use anesthesia in our professional veterinary dental cleanings, but it is the gold standard of care and the safest for your pet. Watch this video from the Veterinary News Network (VNN) for better understanding of this issue. It’s controversial, but we believe in offering the best, safest procedures for […]

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Posted on February 6, 2012 by

Weekly Lip Flip

From the ASPCA, click here for a nice set of weekly to do’s to help you regularly assess your dog’s dental health. A weekly flip of the lip will help you keep watch on dental and oral health.

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Posted on January 31, 2012 by

National Pet Dental Health Month

It’s here….we started a little early, but tomorrow 2/1/2012 marks the official beginning of National Pet Dental Health Month. Why a whole month devoted to pet dental care? Because it is just THAT important to your pet’s health. Poor oral health can take years off a cat or dog’s life as well as causing pain, […]

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Posted on January 9, 2012 by

The Tooth of the Matter

Have you kissed your pet lately? Are you drawing back because it smells yucky? Well, you are in luck…help is here. While here at Park Hill Veterinary Medical Center, we believe that every month is Pet Dental Health Month, February is the National event and we are joining in with a couple of specials. Read […]

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