Dentistry

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Dental Cleaning

 

Your dog's teeth and gum issues will be checked for at each visit. Oral and dental injuries such as gingivitis, broken teeth, and periodontal disease, as well as other painful dental and oral issues, are of special interest to us. A veterinary dental cleaning may be recommended by our veterinarians. You should be aware of your dog's dental issues by being proactively vigilant. Signs of problems with your dog's dental health. may include any of the following symptoms:

  • Problems eating and loss of appetite

  • Gums that are red, swollen, or bleeding,

  • Loose, broken, or missing teeth, 

  • Bad breath / Halitosis

  • Blood in saliva or nasal discharge

  • Mouth lesions

 

Should you notice these symptoms; you should schedule an appointment with OAC as soon as possible:

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Extractions

Dogs require proper dental extractions. Once a diseased tooth has been removed and the area cleaned of infected debris, the dog can finally be relieved of the infection. Periodontal disease infections are not only uncomfortable and foul-smelling, but they also increase the risk of infection to major organ systems if bacteria from infected teeth reach the bloodstream.

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Prophylaxis

Prophylaxis  is a procedure that polishes a dog's teeth. The importance of recognizing that dental disease does not remain at a certain level is crucial. Dental disease continuously worsens as it advances. As dental disease advances, the treatment becomes longer and more extensive (and more expensive), which indicates that sooner is better than later when treating your pet for dental disease.

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General Dental Surgery

If your dog requires oral surgery, it may be the key to a better life. Your dog's oral disease is causing him significant pain, and he is trying to compensate for it in various ways. Our veterinary team can handle a wide range of oral ailments, including: gum disease and gum tissue removal, tumors, tooth extractions, and oral cancer removal. We can precisely perform any oral surgery required to help your dog live or regain a good quality of life.