7 Signs That Your Pet Needs Dental Treatment

Proactive Dental Care Starts With Your Pet’s First Visit Pets experience dental problems just like people do. The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) estimates that 80% of dogs and cats older than 4 years have moderate to severe dental disease. It doesn’t have to be that way, though! Each year, the AVMA designates February as… Continue reading 7 Signs That Your Pet Needs Dental Treatment

Teeth Cleaning for Puppies

ByDr. Jodi Reed, DVM Veterinary Dental Practitioner Proactive Dental Care Starts With Your Pet’s First Visit On your puppy’s first visit, we will do a nose-to-tail exam that includes looking inside your little one’s mouth. While we often think of dental problems being an issue later in life, unfortunately, there are many painful and concerning… Continue reading Teeth Cleaning for Puppies

Teeth Cleaning for Kittens

ByDr. Jodi Reed, DVM Veterinary Dental Practitioner Proactive Dental Care Starts With Your Pet’s First Visit On your kitten’s first visit, we will do a nose-to-tail exam that includes looking inside your little one’s mouth. While we often think of dental problems being an issue later in life, unfortunately, there are many painful and concerning… Continue reading Teeth Cleaning for Kittens

What is Feline Stomatitis in Cats?

The Video Above Demonstrates Quadrant Extraction for Cat Feline Stomatitis Please Click the Video to Watch Now & Sign up for Free Online Dentistry Training Feline Stomatitis in cats, represents a painful and therapeutically frustrating oral condition. Chronic gingivostomatitis or CGS is another recent term to describe Feline Stomatitis in Cats. Characteristic lesions are recognized… Continue reading What is Feline Stomatitis in Cats?

Gingival Hyperplasia

Definition Gingival hyperplasia is defined as an enlargement of the gingiva that is noninflammatory, produced by factors other than local irritation, and the result of an increased number of cells. Because gingival hyperplasia denotes a specific histologic diagnosis, clinicians must rule out other causes of gingival enlargement with biopsies of affected tissues. A common example… Continue reading Gingival Hyperplasia

Periodontal Disease and Vestibular Bone Expansion In Cats

Periodontal Disease Periodontal disease and vestibular bone expansion in cats is common. Many times the expansion in cats is too severe to treat and extraction is necessary. Here we demonstrate a case where expansion is early and treatment is indicated. We probably don’t have a lot of cases where we can actually treat cats with… Continue reading Periodontal Disease and Vestibular Bone Expansion In Cats

Defining Dental Malocclusion in Dogs With A Dental Case

Defining Dental Malocclusion in Dogs When teeth don’t line up correctly, pain and further dental problems are likely. Identifying and preventing problems Dogs deserve the same straight, engaging smile we humans seek, right? OK, that may be stretching it a bit, but what our patients do deserve is a bite that’s comfortable. This article highlights… Continue reading Defining Dental Malocclusion in Dogs With A Dental Case