The Caring Hands Veterinary Hospital recommends that pets be given yearly teeth cleaning to prevent periodontal disease and progressive tooth loss.
Proper pet dental cleaning requires ultrasonic scaling, polishing and a fluoride application while under safe anesthesia. When done correctly, the risk to the animal is very low, and the results are superior to nonanesthetic painful, hand-scaling cleanings.
Under anesthesia, technicians are able to work on all surfaces of the teeth, includ...
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