Dental Care For Your Pet
How Important are my Pet’s Teeth?
- Imagine what your teeth would feel like after not brushing them for one week, let alone one year or more.
- Dental disease is the most common disease of pets today.
- Over 85% of pets over age 4 have some form of dental disease.
- Brushing your pet’s teeth regularly can increase their lifespan by 3 years.
- Dental disease has been directly linked to liver, kidney, and heart disease.
- Dental disease, including gingivitis (inflamed gums) and abscessed or fractured teeth are painful for your pet. Your pet may not show pain until the problem is severe.
- The main cause of halitosis (bad breath) in dogs and cats is dental disease.
- Annual or semi-annual dental prophylaxis (teeth cleaning) under general anesthesia. (see risks of anesthesia)
- Hill’s Prescription Diet t/d, which is specially formulated to help remove tartar from tooth surface and lengthen the time between professional cleanings.
- Applying OraVet gel on a weekly basis to reduce dental tartar accumulation.
Call us at 715.392.6211 with questions or to make an appointment.