Oral Conditions

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,...

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...

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...

Many factors may contribute to the development of oral inflammation in the cat, including diet, oral conformation, immune-mediated diseases, infectious diseases, and specific breed characteristics. Oral inflammatory conditions have been described in the immature feline, including feline juvenile gingivitis, juvenile-onset periodontitis, stomatitis, tooth resorption, or...

The tongue serves as a remarkable organ with a wide range of functions in dogs. It enables vocalization, grasping and swallowing food and water, chewing, grooming, and suckling. Additionally, it plays a role in regulating body temperature through panting. Precise movements of the canine tongue are...

Has your veterinarian ever urged you to brush your dog's teeth? While it may seem like a daunting and potentially risky task, with the right tools, technique, training, and a positive mindset, it can be accomplished, ideally on a daily basis. When undertaking this important...

Step 1 Dental Radiograph (X-rays) Intra-oral dental x-rays before, during, and after the procedure are essential.   Step 2 Pain Control Regional Nerve Blocks, just like the novocaine blocks you would receive at the dentist, are one of the tools used to...