Dental Care for Pets in Hurley NY
Dental Disease can lead to bad breath, bleeding gums, loose teeth, painful eating, or more severe problems like cardiac or kidney disease. If your pet has a dental disease we can provide treatment to make your pet more comfortable and possibly prevent further complications. We have a state-of-the-art dental machine to clean and polish your pet’s teeth.
Imagine if you never brushed your teeth or had them cleaned. Pretty frightening, right? As you can imagine, things would eventually start to go very, very bad inside your mouth: teeth would rot and decay, and gums would become inflamed and infected. Bacteria from those rotting teeth would eventually travel into your bloodstream and could cause other serious health problems. And we haven’t even mentioned the daily, debilitating pain.
It’s the same scenario for your dog or cat. While some people might laugh at the idea of brushing their pet’s teeth or taking them for a dental cleaning, the fact is that by age three, 80% of dogs and 70% of cats have some evidence of periodontal disease. Periodic dental exams help maintain proper oral hygiene and prevent future problems.
Pet Teeth Cleaning Services
Hurley Veterinary Hospital offers complete pet oral health services, including:
- Dental exams
- Annual dental cleanings
- Dental X-rays
Following American Veterinary Medical Association guidelines, Hurley Veterinary Hospital only does cleanings and dental work on anesthetized pets. To ensure your pet is healthy enough to undergo anesthesia, we do require a routine blood test before the procedure.
Preventive Pet Dental Care
Brushing your pet’s teeth several times per week is the best way to prevent plaque and tartar build-up. Interested in learning how to brush your pet’s teeth? Just ask and our veterinarians will be happy to help you get started. If you have a pet that won’t tolerate brushing, our veterinarians can also recommend products that will help keep your pet’s mouth healthy in between cleanings.
To make an appointment for a dental exam or cleaning, call us at 845-331-7100.
Pet Dental Care Near You
Pet owners in the Hurley, NY area trust Hurley Veterinary Hospital for pet dental care. Contact us online to learn more and set up an appointment.
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509 Hurley Ave,
Hurley, NY 12443