Why Choose Galloway Village Veterinary for Pet Dentistry?

Dental health is as important for pets as it is for humans. Poor oral hygiene can lead to serious health issues. At Galloway Village Veterinary, our experienced staff ensures your pet receives top-quality dental care, improving their quality of life and preventing future health problems.

Pet Dentistry: Essential Care for Your Pet’s Health

Pet dentistry is a crucial aspect of veterinary care that focuses on maintaining and improving the oral health of your pets. Regular dental care for pets involves professional cleanings, thorough examinations, and addressing any issues such as plaque buildup, gingivitis, or broken teeth. These services help prevent serious dental diseases that can affect not only a pet’s mouth but also their overall health.

Dental Cleaning Services
Our dental cleaning services are designed to remove plaque, tartar, and bacteria from your pet’s teeth, preventing dental issues such as periodontal disease and tooth decay. Using specialized tools and techniques, our experienced veterinary team ensures thorough cleaning while keeping your pet comfortable throughout the procedure. Regular dental cleanings are essential for maintaining your pet’s overall health and well-being.
Advanced Dental Radiology
Our dental radiology services utilize advanced technology to capture detailed images of your pet’s teeth and oral structures. These images enable us to identify dental problems such as fractures, abscesses, or hidden infections that may not be visible during a routine oral examination. With our advanced dental radiology capabilities, we can provide accurate diagnoses and tailored treatment plans to address your pet’s specific dental needs.
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When to Tell If Your Pet Needs Dental Care

Pets can’t tell us when they’re experiencing dental issues, so it’s important to watch for signs. Here are some symptoms that indicate your pet may need dental care:

Common Symptoms of Dental Problems

  • Bad Breath: Persistent bad breath is often a sign of dental issues.
  • Red or Swollen Gums: Inflammation can indicate gum disease.
  • Difficulty Eating: If your pet is dropping food or avoiding their kibble, it may be due to dental pain.
  • Excessive Drooling: Drooling more than usual can be a sign of oral discomfort.
  • Loose or Missing Teeth: This can be a sign of advanced dental disease.
  • Pawing at the Mouth: Pets may paw at their mouth if they are in pain or uncomfortable.

If you notice any of these signs, schedule a dental check-up with us as soon as possible. Early detection and treatment are key to preventing serious dental problems.