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Cute patient alert! FanShu and TungWa for third vaccine! # britishbulldog
1. What is tartar and gingivitis? Tartar, or dental calculus, is the buildup of food, bacteria and other residues on your pet’s teeth that lead to gum infections or gingivitis. 2. Can dirty teeth be harmful to my pet? Dirty teeth will cause bad breath, eventual loss of teeth due to infection, and may even lead to generalised infections in your pet due to bacteria entering the blood stream. Heart disease and kidney disease are very common as a result of “dirty” teeth. 3. What do you do when you clean my pet’s teeth? Anaesthesia is required to do a thorough job since your pet will not “open wide” or sit still! Our anaesthetics are chosen with your pet’s utmost safety in mind, and the choice is dictated by age, weight and physical condition. Sometimes blood tests are recommended to assist in assessing the general health of the patient. In some cases intravenous fluids are recommended while the patient is under anaesthetic, depending on physical condition and age. The part of the tooth under the gum line must be cleaned, as well as the exposed portion. This is done with hand instruments as well as ultrasonic cleaning equipment. Necessary extractions are performed when the tooth roots have been destroyed by infection. The teeth are polished after scaling to “smooth down” the surfaces, making them more resistant to additional plaque formation. A dental chart, detailing specific problem areas and areas of concern for the future dental health of your pet, is completed in cases of severe dental disease. 4. What is expected of me? Your pet should have no food after midnight the night before scheduled dentistry. We request that you bring your pet in between 8:30 and 9:00 am. Our aim is to send animals home the same day as the dentistry. 5. What about extractions? Only the veterinarian can determine which teeth should be extracted, and which loose teeth can be saved. This is often impossible to determine until the pet is under anaesthesic, due to pain in the gum area, difficulty in examination of the mouth, and overlying plaque and tartar. 6. What about antibiotics? Antibiotics are usually required in veterinary dentistry because teeth cleaning is not usually requested until tooth and gum disease is already present and your pet’s mouth is infected. Be sure to continue any medication prescribed until the course is finished. 7. What can I do at home after cleaning? Usually it is best to start oral home care as soon as possible. Your veterinarian will advise you what is best for your pet and will discuss this at a follow-up appointment, when your pet’s mouth will be checked to ensure everything is going well. There is usually no charge for this service - our aim is to work with you to ensure your pet’s dental health.
It is with heavy heart that we say goodbye to our friend Gum Mi... We will miss you, run free and play non stop at the Rainbow Bridge...🌺🌻💐🌈🌹
Look who's come to visit. Whisky is here for his 2nd vaccine! He is getting bigger and bigger!😍
We will miss you Baby and BeBe🌈😿
Whisky the alaskan malamute puppy with pneumonia is finally on the mend, eating well and so happy and naughty!
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