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veterinary dentist in Colorado - Dr. Vall

Your pet’s dental health is vitally important to her overall wellness. Routine cleanings and exams are the first step in ensuring optimal dental health for your furry family members. Veterinary dentists are an excellent choice for these regular check-ups. Sometimes a pet’s dental issues require more than a routine cleaning or a simple procedure. That’s where veterinary dentistry stands apart from regular veterinary care, offering highly skilled and specialized care for all of your pet’s dental needs. 

 

teeth misalignment in puppies - brown lab puppy

A new puppy is always exciting and brings energy into a loving home. Once settled, it is important to have your new puppy examined by your regular, family veterinarian.  It is standard to have young puppies evaluated at 8, 12 and 16 weeks of age or at the time of adoption for older puppies.

 

are dogs mouths clean

Here at Animal Dental Care and Oral Surgery in Loveland, we get a lot of sloppy smooches from our furry canine friends. Is there any harm in a doggy kiss? Many of us grew up hearing that dogs’ mouths are actually cleaner than human mouths.

 

tooth grinding in dogs - dogs mouth

Tooth grinding in dogs and cats, or bruxism, occurs when the top teeth rub against the bottom teeth in a side-to-side motion vs. up and down. Constant grinding of teeth will cause dental wear (attrition) and can lead to discomfort of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ).

 

Why is Good Oral Health Important for Your Pet?

 

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