Did you know about 85% of dogs and cats have some form of periodontal disease? If oral infection is left untreated, bacteria can travel through the bloodstream and damage heart, kidneys and liver. Dental disease is one of the most common health problems in dogs and cats and by the age of 3 most pets have some form of dental disease. Good dental care for your pet is of the utmost importance.
Signs of Dental Disease in your Pet:
Yellow, brown or discolored teeth
Red and inflamed gums
Swollen mouth, jaws or gums
Doesn't play with chew toys as often
Eastside Animal Hospital offers the following general dental services:
Professional ultrasonic scaling to clean and remove tartar and plaque from the teeth and under the gum line
High speed polishing to return the enamel to a smooth surface less conductive to accumulating plaque
Oral Surgery (tooth removal)
Pain control during and after your pet's cleaning
Instructions for home dental care
General dentistry requires your pet to be under anesthesia for the procedure. We require blood work prior to surgical procedures to ensure that your pet is a good candidate for anesthesia and your pet must also be given antibiotics for 3 days prior to the dental.. Our dental patients go home the same day.
Pet Dental Care Services