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pet dental care

Spay Neuter Clinic of the Carolinas is pleased to offer our pet dental care services for your pet!

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Spay Neuter Clinic of the Carolinas

Dual HeadingSpay Neuter Clinic of the Carolinas offers services for bad breath, reddened gums, drooling, discomfort while chewing and loose or missing teeth.

Your local spay-neuter and wellness veterinarians in Charlotte, NC.

Taking care of your pet’s teeth is an important part of their overall health. Just like humans, pets can get cavities and other dental problems if their teeth are not properly cared for.

Brushing your pet’s teeth on a regular basis is the best way to prevent dental problems. You can use a special pet toothbrush or a soft human toothbrush. Be sure to use pet toothpaste, as human toothpaste can be harmful to pets. If you are unable to brush your pet’s teeth, there are other options available. Dental wipes and gels can help remove plaque and tartar from your pet’s teeth. Your veterinarian can also recommend products that will help keep your pet’s teeth healthy.

bad breath
Pet bad breath is a common problem that can be caused by a number of different factors. In some cases, it may be due to poor dental hygiene, while in others it may be the result of an underlying health condition. Common causes of pet bad breath include plaque and tartar build-up on the teeth, gum disease, and gastrointestinal problems. In most cases, bad breath can be resolved with proper dental care and good hygiene habits. However, if the problem persists, it is important to consult with a veterinarian to rule out any underlying health issues. Pet bad breath is not usually a serious problem, but it can be a nuisance for both pets and their owners. With proper care, it is usually possible to resolve the issue and keep your pet’s breath smelling fresh and clean.
reddened gums
Pet reddened gums can be a sign of periodontal disease, which is a serious condition that can lead to tooth loss. Periodontal disease is caused by the build-up of plaque and tartar on the teeth and gums. This build-up irritates the gums, causing them to become red and inflamed. If left untreated, periodontal disease can damage the bones and tissues that support the teeth, eventually leading to tooth loss. Pet owners should therefore be vigilant for signs of periodontal disease, such as red gums, bad breath, and loose teeth. If these signs are noticed, it is important to take the pet to a veterinarian for an evaluation. Early diagnosis and treatment of periodontal disease can help to prevent tooth loss and keep the pet healthy.
drooling
Pet drooling is a common condition that can affect both dogs and cats. While it is often seen as a sign of affection, in reality, it can be a sign of underlying medical problems. Pet drooling can be caused by anything from a mild stomach upset to more serious conditions such as kidney disease. If your pet is drooling excessively, it is important to take them to the vet for a check-up. In some cases, pet drooling can also be a sign of heatstroke, so it is important to be aware of the symptoms and seek medical attention if necessary. With proper care and treatment, most pets will recover from drooling without any lasting effects.
Difficulty chewing
Pets can have difficulty chewing for a variety of reasons. For example, puppies and kittens may chew excessively due to teething. Older pets may develop dental problems that make it difficult to chew. Pets may also chew items that are not food, such as toys or shoes. Pet owners should be aware of the signs of difficulty chewing, such as drooling or pawing at the mouth. If a pet is having difficulty chewing, the owner should take the pet to a veterinarian for an examination. Our veterinarians will be able to determine the cause of the problem and recommend treatment.
LOOSE OR MISSING TEETH
Pet dental care is an important but often overlooked aspect of pet ownership. just like humans, pets can experience problems with their teeth and gums as they age. One common issue is loose or missing teeth. This can be due to gum disease, injury, or simply the wear and tear that comes with age. Pets with loose or missing teeth may have difficulty chewing their food, and they may also drool more than usual. If you notice any of these problems with your pet, it’s important to take them to the vet for a checkup. Our vets will be able to assess the problem and recommend the best course of treatment. In some cases, surgery may be necessary to remove the affected teeth. However, with proper care and treatment, most pets will be able to keep their teeth healthy and strong throughout their lives.