Pet Dental Care

Pet Dental Care

The Facts

At Intermountain Pet Hospital we care about the health and comfort of our patients and this includes dental care. Routine dental cleanings are a fundamental part of your pets' health care.

How do I know if my pet's teeth need to be cleaned?

During your pet's routine health exam, the veterinarian will also check your pet's teeth. They look for tartar on the gumline, which indicates a dental cleaning is needed. If left untreated, dental disease can occur and their teeth can become infected. It is painful and can pose a health risk. 

My pet's teeth need to be cleaned, now what?

At IPH, we make every effort to provide excellent and affordable dental care for every pet.  Did you know that approximately 40% of dental disease us under the gum line and cannot be discovered unless dental radiographs are taken? We believe that full-month dental radiographs are so important in determining your pets dental disease that we include complimentary radiographs with every cleaning!

What is the cost of a dental cleaning at IPH?

  • Cats: $319.00
  • Dogs: $387.00

A Pet Dental Cleaning Includes:

  • Full Dental Exam and Consult
  • IV Catheter and Fluids
  • General Anesthesia with Dedicated Anesthetic Monitoring Nurse that monitors throughout the procedure
  • Complimentary Full-Mouth Dental Radiographs
  • Sub Gingival Teeth Cleaning and Polishing
  • Nail Trim
  • Home Care Consult

(This does NOT include the cost for a pre-anesthetic blood work that is required for pets older than 7 years of age or for oral surgery).

What is home care

Now that your pet's teeth are sparkling clean, taking care of their teeth at home can help them maintain a healthy smile. Brushing your pet's teeth on you own can seem intimidating but IPH offers a variety of resources to help you succeed. We provide training and information regarding: 

  • Sanos dental sealant applied at the time of cleaning
  • Tips on brushing your pet's teeth daily
  • Dental chews and treats
  • Water additive
  • Dental diets

Curious what it's really like to get your pet's teeth cleaning? 

Getting her teeth cleaning

For more information contact us, watch our YouTube "Dog Dental Home Care Options", or download our e-book "How's Your Pet's Dental Health".

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