Healthy teeth and gums are prerogatives to your pet’s overall health. Without a timely check-up, your pet’s entire mouth could become unhealthy and lead to larger health concerns in the future. Bring your pet for a dental check-up at Rivers Animal Hospital and we will assess the issue. You can trust us with providing your pet with the necessary pet dental care at our Winnipeg location. Call us for emergencies or to schedule an appointment.
Oral diseases can be as serious for animals as they are for humans. It is also one of the most common health problems that can affect your pet. Plaque that forms on your pet’s teeth, if left untreated, can spread through the bloodstream and lead to heart, liver and kidney diseases. It is necessary to take your pet for regular dental exams and teeth cleanings to maintain your pet’s optimal health. From dental cleaning to complex surgeries including extractions, we offer safe dental treatments to help maintain your pet’s oral health. Contact us to discuss your concerns or in case of any questions about pet dental care at Rivers Animals Hospital in Winnipeg. We will be happy to help.
Bacteria, plaque, and tartar build-up on the teeth can cause dental issues in pets. Bacteria present in plaque and tartar can be absorbed into the bloodstream and can cause serious health issues. Taking care of your pets' oral hygiene is essential to ensure they are healthy. Some of the benefits of dental care are:
You can look for the following signs to know if your pet needs dental treatment:
If your pet is showing any of the symptoms listed above, reach out to us and discuss about the best plan for your pet.
Neglecting the dental issues of your cat or dog can affect their overall health. It is important to prevent dental diseases with regular dental care. Here are answers to some frequently asked questions:
What should I expect at my pet’s dental appointment?
Pet dental exams are like human dental exams except for the fact that your pet will be fully sedated under general anesthesia during the examination. This is to ensure the safety of your pet and our veterinarians. The examination process includes scaling and polishing your pet’s teeth, followed by a thorough check-up and then recommend additional treatments according to our diagnosis. Schedule an appointment with us for your cherished pet!
How can I take care of my pet’s teeth at home?
The easiest way to take care of your pet’s dental health is by regular brushing. We understand that brushing your pet’s teeth daily might be an unrealistic expectation, but brushing their teeth as often as possible will be helpful. There are some products that you can use to help keep your pet's teeth clean, like gels, water additives and special foods that prevent the buildup of tartar. Tell us your concerns; we will be happy to answer all your questions about pet dental care.
Rivers Animals Hospital has offered quality and reliable health care for pets since 2000. Our compassionate and friendly staff will provide reliable pet dental care in Winnipeg. Get in touch with us now to book your appointment.