Pet Dental Care

At Palisades Veterinary Hospital, we believe in promoting your pet’s dental health for a longer, happier life. Don’t wait for dental problems to escalate; schedule a consultation today. We are proud to be your trusted partner in pet dental care in Orangeburg, NY, ensuring your furry family member smiles brighter daily.

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Why Pet Dental Care is Important

We understand the significance of dental care in your pet’s life. Dental disease is alarmingly common, affecting 70% to 85% of pets over the age of 2. Ignoring your pet’s oral health can have serious consequences, as poor dental hygiene can lead to severe health issues, including potential infections in the heart, liver, and kidneys.

Spotting dental problems can be challenging, but routine check-ups are your pet’s best defense. Look for signs such as discolored teeth, red and inflamed gums, bad breath, loose teeth, swollen mouth or gums, pain while eating, and a reluctance to engage with chew toys. These are subtle indicators of underlying dental issues that may be causing your furry companion discomfort.

The Benefits of Pet Dental Care

Enhanced Overall Health

Regular dental care can extend your pet’s life and improve their well-being. Addressing dental issues promptly prevents harmful bacteria from infiltrating vital organs like the heart, liver, and kidneys. A healthy mouth equals a healthier pet.

Improved Quality of Life

Imagine the discomfort of a toothache or gum infection. Pets with dental issues suffer silently. Our dental care services alleviate pain, ensuring your pet enjoys mealtime and playtime without any hindrance.

Fresh Breath and Clean Teeth

A sparkling smile and fresh breath are more than just cosmetic. Clean teeth make your pet’s kisses more enjoyable and prevent bad breath caused by dental disease.

Teeth Cleaning: The Palisades Veterinary Hospital Way

At Palisades Veterinary Hospital, we go above and beyond to provide your pet with expert dental care. Our process is meticulous, ensuring your pet’s comfort and safety throughout the procedure.

Thorough Examination

Before any dental services begins, we conduct a detailed physical examination of your pet to ensure they are in good health. Your pet’s safety and well-being are our top priorities.

Anesthesia for Comfort

To ensure a painless and stress-free experience, we administer anesthesia. Your pet’s comfort is paramount, allowing us to work with precision.

Tartar Removal and Cleaning

Our skilled veterinary team uses hand scalers, ultrasonic scalers, and curettes to remove tartar above and below the gum line. We also polish teeth, clean gums, and apply an antibacterial solution to deter future tartar buildup.