general dentistry

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:

 

            Bad breath

            Yellow, brown or discolored teeth

            Loose teeth

            Red and inflamed gums

            Swollen mouth, jaws or gums

            Doesn't play with chew toys as often

            Reduced appetite

            Excessive Drooling

            Weight Loss

 

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

Preventative Care