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Hometown Animal Hospital

Feline Dental Care

Dog and cat owners can make a big difference in the longevity and quality of life of their pets with daily dental care, an annual dental exam and professional scaling and polishing.


Dogs and cats suffer from many of the same oral diseases that humans do, which, left untreated, can cause tooth loss and make your pet very sick. Bacteria may enter the bloodstream and could subsequently damage their kidneys and/or heart leading to potential organ failure. Caring for your pet's teeth and gums is vital to the health of your pet. Control of the plaque and tartar are the keys to success.

Periodontal disease is the number one diagnosed condition in companion animals. Periodontal disease is much easier to prevent than to treat. Even mild gingivitis can potentially lead to irreversible damage and the possibility of future extractions if left untreated.

Daily oral home care and periodic professional oral hygiene visits are the best ways to keep your pet’s teeth clean and healthy. Professional oral hygiene visits should be started early in a pet’s life before advanced dental disease occurs. Just like you, dogs and cats need their teeth cleaned frequently throughout their lives to help prevent disease.

Dental services offered by All Pets Dental include:

  • Consultations

    -diagnosis and management of all types of dental diseases and traumas.

  • Digital radiology

    -x-rays diagnose hidden problems below the gum line

  • Preventative care

    -complete ultrasonic/hand scaling and polishing for all stages of dental disease.

  • Periodontics

    -LASER and traditional treatment for stomatitis, hypertrophy, perio-pockets, recession, etc.

  • Exodontics

    -extracting teeth using periodontal flaps, alveoloplasty, sectioning, root removal and suturing gingival tissues.

  • Endodontics

    -care of the fractured tooth using vital pulpotomies as well as hand and rotary file root canal therapy.

  • Restoration

    -glass ionomer and hybrid composite bonding and full metal jacket stainless steel crowns.

  • Orthodontics

    -moving teeth with appliances, e.g., incline planes, expansion devices, brackets/buttons, etc.

  • Oral surgery

    -removing tumors, repairing defects, fracture repair, Maxillectomy and mandibulectomy.

Clinical signs of dental disease

If your pet shows any of the following symptoms, please call us right away as your pet may be suffering from painful dental disease:

  • Bad breath

  • Salivating excessively

  • Pawing at mouth

  • Dropping food or running away from food dish

  • Loose teeth or teeth that are discolored or covered in tartar

  • Your pet shies away from you when touched in the mouth area

  • Bleeding from the mouth