Dental Care Can Help Your Pet Live Longer and Healthier!

Good dental health is necessary for your pet’s overall health. Did you know that periodontal disease is not only painful but can lead to fractures of the jaw, heart disease, kidney disease, and other illnesses?

Are you aware of signs of dental disease? Some may be obvious, but others may surprise you!80 percent of dogs and 70 percent of cats have some form of periodontal disease by age 3

  • Bad breath
  • Loose teeth
  • Broken or discolored teeth
  • Red or swollen gums
  • Difficulty chewing or eating
  • Weight loss
  • Drooling
  • Wet chin or neck
  • Not eating
  • Sneezing
  • Nasal or eye discharge
  • Change of behavior – hiding or aggression

At Community Animal Clinic we offer these dental services:

  • Routine dental health screening during examinations
  • Routine cleanings and polishing with full dental charting and oral assessment
  • Dental extractions

We do offer Care Credit to assist with payment for dentistry.

At Home Dental Care

In addition to routine dental cleanings, the best way to keep your pet’s teeth healthy is through care at home. The following is a list of things you can do to help your pet! Note, they are in order of importance!

  • Daily teeth brushing with certified pet toothpaste
  • Dental rinses/ topicals and water supplements
  • Dental treats and chews