Our dentistry services play a vital role in maintaining the overall health and well-being of our furry companions. Just like humans, pets can suffer from dental issues that, if left untreated, can lead to more serious health problems.

Understanding the Importance of Dentistry for Your Pet

Just like humans, pets require regular dental care to prevent dental issues that can lead to discomfort, pain, and even severe health complications. Our pet dentistry services encompass various preventive and therapeutic treatments designed to address various dental conditions and promote optimal oral health.

It’s essential for pet owners to be vigilant for signs indicating that their furry friends may require dental attention. Some common symptoms of dental issues in pets include:

  • Persistent bad breath
  • Excessive drooling
  • Difficulty chewing or reluctance to eat
  • Red, swollen, or bleeding gums
  • Loose or missing teeth
  • Pawing at the mouth or face
  • Changes in behaviour, such as irritability or lethargy

If you notice any of these signs, it’s crucial to schedule a dental check-up for your pet promptly.

a dog brushing his teeth

Comprehensive Dentistry Services

At Calgary Family Vet, we offer a comprehensive range of pet dentistry services to address all aspects of your pet’s oral health:

Regular Dental Check-ups: Routine oral examinations allow us to detect and address dental issues in their early stages, preventing them from progressing into more serious problems.

Professional Teeth Cleaning: Our gentle yet effective dental cleanings remove plaque and tartar buildup, reducing the risk of gum disease and tooth decay.

Treatment of Dental Conditions: From periodontal disease to oral infections, we provide personalized treatment plans to alleviate discomfort and restore your pet’s oral health.

Tooth Extractions and Dental Surgeries: In cases of severe dental issues, such as fractured teeth or advanced periodontal disease, we may recommend tooth extractions or other surgical procedures to ensure your pet’s comfort and well-being.

Benefits of Pet Dentistry

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

Prevention of Dental Disease: Regular dental care can help prevent common dental problems, such as gum disease and tooth decay, promoting a healthier mouth and overall well-being.

Pain Relief: Promptly addressing dental issues can alleviate pain and discomfort, allowing your pet to enjoy a better quality of life.

Improved Overall Health: Good oral health is linked to better overall health in pets, reducing the risk of systemic diseases that can affect vital organs such as the heart, liver, and kidneys.