Your Pet’s Chipped Tooth

Your Pet’s Chipped Tooth

When presenting their feline or canine family members, our clients will often direct our attention to the teeth. Chipped, broken, fractured, or worn teeth can be a source of pain and infection for pets, and should be evaluated by your veterinarian promptly.  A minor...
Oh No! Your Pet Has Halitosis!

Oh No! Your Pet Has Halitosis!

Written by Emily Sullivan, DVM. Nobody likes bad breath in a dog or cat. The medical term for bad breath is halitosis. Beyond being unpleasant to smell, halitosis can also signal potential health concerns for your pet. In order to combat halitosis, it is helpful to...
Improving Your Pet’s Oral Health

Improving Your Pet’s Oral Health

Written by Kristen Esterbrook, DVM. It can be daunting to consider the task of brushing your pet’s teeth daily, but the many benefits make the effort very important to their health. Brushing helps reduce the accumulation of plaque and tartar, which are...
Feline Tooth Resorption

Feline Tooth Resorption

Written by Farrell Campbell, DVM. It might surprise some readers of this article that cats don’t brush their teeth. Although our feline companions are stereotypically fastidiously clean creatures, they seem to have not picked up the importance of dental hygiene....
Dentistry for Puppies and Kittens

Dentistry for Puppies and Kittens

Oral Care for your new family member Getting a new puppy and kitten is an exciting and busy time. There is a lot to introduce and teach your new pet. One important aspect of health care to include in this exciting adventure is dental care. This includes introducing...