At RiverWoods Pet Hospital, we recommend yearly oral examinations and dental cleanings. Our dental cleanings include general anesthesia and ultrasonic scaling and polishing of the teeth. Because your pet will undergo general anesthesia, bloodwork and urine analysis might be recommended for their safety. The veterinarian might also recommend therapies such as IV Fluids and special […]
Small breed dogs are prone to dental disease. Brush your dog’s teeth as often as possible and take advantage of dental diets and products like chews, treats, and rinses.
Our fuzzy companions require the same dental procedures we do in order to maintain their oral health and prevent periodontal disease. Periodontal disease is an infection of the tissue surrounding the teeth. There are several progressive stages of the disease. Periodontal disease is caused by a bacterial film called plaque. The bacteria attach to the […]