Intermountain Pet Hospital Blog

Why Your Dog or Cat Should get a Dental Tooth Sealant

March 2, 2021 at 9:28 AM by Nikki Wardle posted in Dog Teeth Cleaning

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One of the biggest challenges for pet owners is keeping the area where the tooth meets the gum line clean for their pets. Dental problems are often caused by plaque buildup at the gum line that then turns into tartar, and eventually causes periodontal disease. When plaque and tartar buildup occur, that is when your veterinarian needs to step in with a dental cleaning for your pet.

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Why Consider Anesthesia for Your Dog's Teeth Cleaning

October 11, 2016 at 2:26 PM by Nikki Wardle posted in Dog Teeth Cleaning

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You might not like a trip to the dentist, but think about how your dog feels. All of those unpleasant-looking utensils gleaming silver under the lights, lots of loud noises, a pair of gloved hands (which, as every Fluffy or Fido knows, is never good news!)--and all of it without the knowing what will happen. Dentistry is a crucial part of your pet's health routine, but it doesn't have to be so stressful; that's why it's important to find pet care professionals who use anesthesia for dog teeth cleaning.

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