Countryside Veterinary Clinic, LLP

7364 Utica Blvd.
Lowville, NY 13367




Dental DiseaseDental Disease Facts:

  • 80% of all pets over the age of 3 have some form of dental disease
  • Dental Infections are Painful
  • Dental Tartar and Infections in the mouth create a reservoir of bacteria that injure internal organs
  • Dental disease will shorten your pet's lifespan by 2 years
  • Regular dental cleanings can help prevent dental problems

Signs of Dental Problems:

  • Bad breath
  • Drooling
  • Loss of appetite (however, many pets will still eat even with severe dental disease)
  • Abscesses under the eye(s)


Dental CleaningDuring a Dental Cleaning:

  • It is performed under anesthesia
    (pet's don't say Ahhh)
  • A physical exam and pre-anesthetic testing is done before-hand
  • Your pet will be given fluids to keep them hydrated and help them better process the anesthesia
  • Heart and Blood Oxygen Levels are Monitored During the Procedure
  • Your pet's teeth are ultrasonic scaled and fluoride polished
  • If advanced dental disease is present then some teeth may need to be extracted
  • Antibiotics and pain medication are given as indicated by the stage of dental disease
  • A dental treatment plan will be provided prior to the procedure to outline all procedures and costs




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Dental Health and Your Pet