August is pet dental month! Schedule this month to receive $50 off your pet's dental appointment.
Tiffany is our Dental Technician and has 4 years experience cleaning, maintaining and caring for our client's dental needs.
Contact McMillan Veterinary Clinic to discuss your pet's dental needs.
When you're considering pet health care, one topic that pet parents sometimes overlook is dental health. Teeth cleaning for a dog or cat is important at all life stages. Did you know that by the age of three years old, the majority of pets have some form of periodontal (gum) disease, according to the American Veterinary Dental College?
Good dental care is more than just brushing their pearly whites. Sometimes, a veterinary dental procedure like a deep teeth cleaning for your dog or cat is essential to prevent serious dental issues.
When your kitten or puppy is old enough to start on a puppy or kitten food, talk to your vet about the type of food you are feeding your pet, and have them show you how to do routine dental care at home. The earlier you start, the better it will be for your pet's health. Pets that are used to having their heads and mouths handled from a young age may be more cooperative than if you try to start teeth cleaning later on or after a painful problem. When your pet goes for their first-year checkup, ask your vet if a deep cleaning is needed. Some breeds (like bulldogs and pugs) will need more frequent deep cleanings by a vet due to how their teeth and mouth are naturally formed, according to Animal Wellness Magazine. But every cat and dog is different, so it is always best to follow your vet's recommendations for deep cleanings and overall dental hygiene. ~Content by Hillspet.com