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At Apex we are staffed with Board Certified Veterinarians. But what does it mean for a veterinarian to be board-certified, and why is it significant for the care of your pet? Board Certification in Veterinary Medicine Board certification is a voluntary process that veterinarians can undergo to...

When it comes to our beloved pets, their health and well-being are of the utmost importance. While we often focus on aspects like nutrition, exercise, and routine check-ups, one crucial aspect that sometimes goes unnoticed is dental health. Periodontal disease is a common yet often...

As a dedicated pet owner, nothing is more alarming than noticing changes in your furry friend's mouth. One such concerning issue can be the discoloration of your dog's tooth. One of the most common reason for a dogs tooth to discolor is trauma or injury. Dogs,...

Anesthetic teeth cleanings are a common veterinary procedure for cats. While there are inherent risks associated with anesthesia, especially for older cats or those with underlying health issues, the benefits of a thorough dental cleaning often outweigh the risks. Dental disease in cats can lead to...

Maxillofacial bone injuries in dogs and cats can occur due to a variety of reasons, such as trauma, congenital malformations, or dental diseases. These injuries can significantly affect an animal's quality of life and overall health. Maxillofacial bone plating is a surgical technique that has...

The frequency at which your dog needs a veterinary teeth cleaning can vary based on several factors, including their age, breed, diet, prevalence of home dental care and overall dental health. However, as a general guideline: Annual Dental Checkups: Most veterinarians recommend an annual dental...

Yes, brushing your cat's teeth can be beneficial for their oral health. Just like humans, cats can develop dental issues such as plaque buildup, tartar, and gum disease. Regular brushing can help prevent these problems and maintain your cat's overall oral hygiene. However, it's important to...

In the realm of veterinary dermatology, accurate diagnosis and treatment are pivotal to ensuring the well-being of our furry companions. As technology continues to advance, new tools are emerging to aid veterinary dermatologists in their efforts. One such groundbreaking tool is the video otoscope, which...

The American Veterinary Dental CollegeTM (AVDC) serves as the certifying body for veterinary professionals specializing in dentistry and oral surgery for animals. The AVDC holds the belief that providing high-quality dental care to animals not only enhances their lifespan but also reduces discomfort, leading to...

We know you want the best for your pet and often pet owners are nervous about taking their pet for a veterinary dental cleaning because they are fearful about their pet being put under anesthesia for the procedure. Under the correct protocols, anesthesia is very...

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    945 W. Jefferson Ave.
    Englewood, CO 80110