Dental Care Services

Regular brushing and routine cleanings can help prevent gum disease. Contact us for more details.

Everyone knows the value of tooth brushing. Dental disease and infection not only affects your pet’s mouth, causing pain, discomfort and loss of appetite, it can also have a negative effect on their heart, lungs and other vital organs. Here at Simcoe Animal Hospital, we offer everything from preventative strategies, to treatment of dental issues. Call us at 519-426-0111 for more details on our dental services for pets.

What is periodontal disease in pets?

Periodontal disease is no fun for your pet. It causes the infection and inflammation of the tissues around your pet’s teeth. The good news is with a proper dental hygiene routine (and regular check-ups) periodontal disease can be prevented, and if your pet develops it, the effects can be minimized. That being said, the condition cannot be reversed. This is why it is important to stay on top of your pet’s dental care.

What are the signs of periodontal disease?

If you see any of the following signs please contact us immediately for a dental assessment, so we can start the best treatment plan for your pet.

  • Bad Breath
  • Bleeding Gums
  • Excessive Salivation
  • Subdued Behaviour
  • Tooth Loss
  • Pawing at Mouth
  • Tartar Buildup
  • Change of Eating Habits

How often should I brush my pet’s teeth?

The best-case scenario is you are brushing your pet’s teeth daily. This is truly not as difficult as you might imagine! During a routine dental consultation at the hospital, one of our experienced Registered Veterinary Technicians will be happy to guide you through the process of introducing your pet to teeth brushing.

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