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Posted on 01-26-2018

February is National Pet Dental Health Month

In February comes National Pet Dental Health Month, so it is time to pay close attention to the health of your pets’ teeth and gums. Pet dental health tends to fall by the wayside, as home care routines make the teeth appear in good condition. Unfortunately, problems could be brewing under the surface, which is why it is always a good idea to receive timely pet dental care from a qualified veterinarian in Ferndale.

National Pet Dental Month

Dental Care Services for Pets in Ferndale, NY

Pets often silently suffer from dental problems until noticeable signs appear along the teeth and gums. Advanced signs of teeth and gum problems include:

  • Difficulties chewing
  • Drooling
  • Refusal to eat foods
  • Mouth pain
  • Bleeding along the gum line
  • Swelling
  • Bad breath

Pets exhibiting any of these problems require prompt care from a skilled veterinarian in Ferndale. The vet may need to put the pet under general anesthesia to perform a cleaning of the teeth and assess the damage.

Vets can perform extractions or restorative dental care services to help relieve pain and restore the function of the teeth. The suggested treatment will rectify any problems found during the examination. Vets may need to remove abscesses, fill cavities, treat palate defects or treat the periodontal disease to help the pet feel well once again.

Jumpstarting National Pet Dental Health Month

To start out National Pet Dental Health Month right, consider scheduling an appointment for your pets at the Animal Hospital of Sullivan County. Your pets will receive a full dental evaluation, cleaning, and restorative plan, if needed, from our skilled vets in Ferndale NY. Schedule an appointment today by calling 845-292-6711.

Rajinikanth said:

You've out done yourself this time on Dental Health Great job here.

2018-03-19 05:07:55

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