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.
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.
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!
(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).
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:
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