Pet Dental Care in Cumberland, RI
The American Veterinary Dental Society reports that oral disease symptoms are present in 70% of adult cats and 80% of adult dogs. This serves as a great reminder of how crucial oral health is to the overall health of your pet. Infections that can travel through the bloodstream and impair vital organs like your pet’s heart, liver, and kidneys can also be avoided with good oral hygiene.
Dental care for your pet must be constantly monitored and maintained, much like dental care for you. Imagine not brushing your teeth for a few days; you would notice something wasn’t quite right rather quickly. Since our pets use their mouths for so much more than just eating, they can suffer greatly from tooth and gum pain. Because of this, we do a dental examination on each visit to make sure no problems have materialized.
The inability to chew or swallow, red or bleeding gums, listlessness or lack of interest in eating, drooling, and failure to groom cats are all indications that your pet may have dental issues. Fortunately, there are steps we can do and the condition advances gradually. Make a dental pet appointment at our animal hospital as soon as you can if your pet exhibits any of these symptoms.
Your pet must be put under anesthesia for a dental cleaning at Diamond Hill Animal Clinic so that we can thoroughly inspect, clean, and remove any unhealthy teeth. This dental cleaning entails scraping and removing tartar build-up from the teeth, polishing them, and coating them with fluoride for protection.