Good oral healthcare is more than just a pretty smile!
Poor dental hygiene can put both your pet’s life and your pocketbook at risk! “Dog breath” – or a cat with foul smelling breath – can be a sign of untreated dental conditions. If left untreated, your pet is at risk for problems such as heart, liver or kidney disease.
Routine cleanings can help prevent periodontal disease and save money in the long run. A 2014 study by the Veterinary Pet Insurance Co found that preventative dental cleanings cost 1/3 as much as treating dental disease.
More importantly, a routine oral examination can detect hidden health problems. Even if your pet’s breath smells fine, but you notice drooling or your pet suddenly not eating, that could be an indicator of dental disease!
Look at this before and after dental cleaning!
Schedule a free dental assessment with one of our technicians. Any dental procedures scheduled during the month of February will receive 10% off and free dental x-rays (an $85 value).
According to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), periodontal disease is the most commonly diagnosed problem in dogs and cats. In fact, 70-80% of dogs and cats have periodontal disease by the time they are 3 years old.
Periodontal disease is the infection of the structures around teeth, like gum, tooth ligament and bone. It can not only lead to bad breath, but also result in painful infections, tooth loss and other serious condition like heart, lung, liver, and kidneys problems. If left untreated, it will decrease your pet’s longevity.
Daily home dental care, routine veterinary exams, and dental preventive cleanings under anesthesia are essential to prevent periodontal disease. Doing all this is proven to extend your pet’s life by years!
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My Pet’s Veterinary Center team cares about your pet’s overall wellness and oral health. Call us to schedule a free technician dental assessment, available all year. Furthermore, February is National Pet Dental Health month! To celebrate this occasion we are offering 10% off of all dental procedures and free dental x-rays!
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