Dental care is a crucial component of caring for your pet. Without dental care, pets can develop dangerous diseases and painful tooth conditions. At Liberty Vet Pets - Veterinary Hospital & Home Visit Services in Philadelphia, PA, our veterinarian offers dental care services to keep your animal healthy. We also provide mobile vet care and more.
Veterinary Dental Care Prevents Extractions
Dental care for your pet is more important than you might think, and taking care of your pet's teeth can be a form of preventative care. Without routine care, your pet’s teeth can become damaged and may need to be extracted. Dental extractions are painful for pets, and they can also make eating more difficult. In some cases, when dental disease progresses, extractions may become necessary. A dental extraction can prevent an infection, in addition to dental decay and plaque buildup.
Dental Care Promotes Your Pet's Health
When your pet's dental care is taken care of, you can trust that your animal is not at high risk for gum infection and other conditions commonly associated with poor oral health. You can also avoid your pet experiencing issues like chronic inflammation, dental pain, and heart disease. Bacteria from dental diseases can enter your pet’s bloodstream, leading to damage in the liver, heart, or kidneys. When your pet is not comfortable eating, it may also struggle to maintain a healthy diet. Dental care prevents a chain reaction that leads to malnutrition.
Dental Care Keeps Your Pet Happy
You may not know that your pet is experiencing serious pain, because animals are good at hiding their discomfort. Often, people only notice that a pet is in a bad mood, perhaps hiding or becoming more aggressive suddenly. You might think your pet is suddenly grumpy. In this case, your pet could be hiding pain. Not eating is also a sign of mouth pain. Caring for your pet’s oral needs will keep it happy.
Visit Our Animal Hospital in Philadelphia, PA for Pet Dental Care
At Liberty Vet Pets - Veterinary Hospital & Home Visit Services in Philadelphia, PA, our veterinarian provides a variety of dental care services. This includes teeth cleanings, oral examinations, and more. We will also guide you on how to brush your pet’s teeth at home and notice any signs of dental infections, so they can be caught early. Our team is happy to answer any questions you have. Call us today to schedule an appointment.