PET DENTAL CARE
Dentistry For Your Pet
dental services include teeth cleaning
and polishing, tooth
extractions and minor oral surgery. All pets receive a complete dental scaling with hand scaling below the gum line,
and tooth polishing.
Legacy Animal Hospital performs in-house surgeries and dental procedures using state-of-the-art
technology to ensure your pet receives the best veterinary dental care
available. Pets with routine dental care typically live longer and
healthier lives. Pets with dental disease constantly release bacteria from
their mouths into their bloodstream, resulting in inflammatory changes in the
heart, liver, and kidney tissue in otherwise healthy animals. This problem
may be exacerbated in pets that already have other existing diseases.
Periodontal disease is a major health risk for your pet and is one of the most common
diseases in small animals. It is painful, but
frequently, pets with oral pain “suffer in silence”. However,
periodontal disease is easily preventable. Let us give
your pet a complete dental check up and advise you on how to keep
your pet's teeth clean and healthy for a long and pain-free
Imagine what that
cleaning procedure would be like for
you did not brush your teeth at all between dental visits. We recommend a full dental
cleaning every six months for your pet, just the same as your dentist recommends
Dental home care is
the single most important aspect of regular dental care.
With proper home care,
your pet may not need that six month dentistry, thus saving you the expense and
your pet the extra anesthetic.
HERE to read how to brush your pet's teeth