Dental care for pets is important

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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