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Pet Dental

Pet dental health is a very important part of your pet’s overall health.  Dental problems can cause a host of other health problems. Your pet’s teeth and gums should be examined at least once a year by your veterinarian to check for early signs of a problem and to keep your pet’s mouth healthy.

Have your pet’s teeth checked sooner if you observe any of the following problems:

  • bad breath
  • broken or loose teeth
  • extra teeth or retained baby teeth
  • teeth that are discolored or covered in tartar
  • abnormal chewing, drooling, or dropping food from the mouth
  • reduced appetite or refusal to eat
  • pain in or around the mouth
  • bleeding from the mouth
  • swelling in the areas surrounding the mouth.

Some pets become irritable when they have dental problems, and any changes in your pet’s behavior should prompt a visit to your veterinarian. 

To read more about dog and cat dental care from the AVMA (and to take a quiz on your dental knowledge), go to: https://www.avma.org/public/PetCare/Pages/Pet-Dental-Care.aspx.


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Autumn urges you to call us today at 610-539-6820 to schedule a dental exam for your pet!