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Pet Dental Care

At Grand Avenue Veterinary Hospital, we understand the importance of pet dental care in maintaining your furry friend’s overall health and well-being.

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Pet Dental Care in West Des Moines, IA

Our team is dedicated to providing comprehensive dental services tailored to meet the individual needs of each pet, ensuring they receive the highest quality care possible.
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Why Pet Dental Care Matters

Regular dental care is essential for pets to prevent dental disease, which can lead to serious health issues if left untreated. Just like humans, pets can suffer from plaque and tartar buildup, gum disease, and tooth decay. By prioritizing your pet’s dental health, you can help prevent pain, infection, and potential tooth loss.

Signs Your Pet Needs Dental Care

Knowing when to seek dental care for your pet is crucial. Look out for these common signs that may indicate it’s time for a dental check-up:

  • Bad breath: Persistent bad breath can be a sign of dental disease.
  • Visible tartar: Yellow or brown buildup on your pet’s teeth is a sign of tartar accumulation.
  • Difficulty eating: If your pet is experiencing pain while eating or shows reluctance to chew, it could indicate dental issues.
  • Swollen or bleeding gums: Inflamed or bleeding gums may indicate gum disease.
  • Changes in behavior: Pawing at the mouth, drooling excessively, or showing signs of discomfort may suggest dental problems.

Our Pet Dental Care Services

At Grand Avenue Veterinary Hospital, we offer a range of dental services to keep your pet’s smile healthy and bright:

Comprehensive dental exams: Our experienced veterinarians will thoroughly examine your pet’s teeth, gums, and mouth to assess their oral health.

Dental X-rays: We use state-of-the-art dental radiography to assess your pet’s oral health below the gum line, identifying any hidden issues.

Professional dental cleanings: Using advanced equipment and techniques, we remove plaque and tartar buildup from your pet’s teeth, helping to prevent dental disease.

Treatment for dental disease: If dental issues are detected, we provide personalized treatment plans to address your pet’s specific needs, from periodontal therapy to tooth extractions.

The Benefits of Pet Dental Care

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

  • Prevention of dental disease: Regular dental care can help prevent painful dental conditions and improve your pet’s overall quality of life.
  • Fresh breath: Keeping your pet’s teeth clean and free of plaque and tartar helps maintain fresh breath.
  • Longer lifespan: By addressing dental issues promptly, you can help extend your pet’s lifespan and promote their overall health and well-being.
  • Improved comfort: Dental cleanings and treatments can alleviate pain and discomfort associated with dental disease, allowing your pet to enjoy a happier, more comfortable life.

Schedule Your Pet’s Dental Appointment Today

Don’t wait until dental problems arise schedule your pet’s dental appointment at Grand Avenue Veterinary Hospital today. Our compassionate team is here to provide the highest standard of care for your furry family member, ensuring they receive the personalized attention they deserve. Contact us to learn more about our pet dental care services and to book your pet’s appointment.