Pet Dental Care

At Animal Medical Centre of Greensboro, we understand the importance of maintaining your pet’s oral health and the impact it has on their overall well-being.

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Why Pet Dental Care Matters

Proper dental care is essential for pets, just as it is for humans. Left untreated, dental issues in pets can lead to discomfort, pain, and even more severe health problems, making routine care essential.

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How to Tell if Your Pet Needs Dental Care

Recognizing the signs that your pet needs dental care is crucial for their health. Some common symptoms of dental problems in pets include:

  • Persistent bad breath
  • Excessive drooling
  • Difficulty chewing or eating
  • Bleeding gums
  • Loose or missing teeth
  • Pawing at the mouth
  • Changes in behavior, such as irritability or reluctance to play

If you notice any of these signs in your pet, scheduling a dental examination as soon as possible is essential. Early detection and treatment can prevent further complications and ensure your pet’s comfort.

Our Pet Dental Care Services

At Animal Medical Centre of Greensboro, we offer a range of comprehensive pet dental care services to address your pet’s oral health needs:

  • Dental Examinations: Our experienced veterinarians will thoroughly examine your pet’s teeth and gums, identifying any issues or concerns.
  • Professional Teeth Cleaning: We utilize advanced techniques and equipment to safely and effectively clean your pet’s teeth, removing plaque, tartar, and bacteria.
  • Dental X-rays: We may recommend dental X-rays to assess the health of your pet’s teeth below the gum line, enabling us to diagnose any hidden problems.
  • Tooth Extractions: If necessary, our skilled veterinarians can perform tooth extractions to alleviate pain and prevent further complications.
  • Home Dental Care Education: We provide guidance on at-home dental care practices, including brushing techniques, dental diets, and dental chews, to help maintain your pet’s oral health between visits.

Benefits of Pet Dental Care

Investing in your pet’s dental health offers numerous benefits:

  • Improved Overall Health: Good oral hygiene can prevent dental disease and reduce the risk of systemic health issues such as heart disease and kidney problems.
  • Enhanced Quality of Life: By addressing dental issues promptly, you can alleviate pain and discomfort, allowing your pet to enjoy a happier, more comfortable life.
  • Longevity: Regular dental care can extend your pet’s lifespan, ensuring they remain healthy and active for years to come.