Blog: Dental Care

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Why Pets are Put Under Anesthesia for Dentistry

It’s so important to get your beloved pet’s teeth and mouth checked on a regular basis because periodontal disease is one of the most common diseases we see in our companion animals!

Baxter’s Dental Health Journey

Baxter’s dental health journey started out by coming to visit us for his complimentary dental exam, which is part of our “Dental Focus” here at Acadia Vet Hospital. His owner had not noticed any major problems, but had mentioned that his breath was a little…let’s say, pungent!

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Anesthesia Fears Surrounding your Pet’s Dentistry

When your veterinarian recommends a complete dental prophy (dental scaling and polishing) for your pet, your fears surrounding anesthesia may cause you to immediately decline this essential procedure. However, it’s very important to remember that even though anesthesia always comes with risks, it has never been safer or more comfortable...

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Dental Myths

As an RVT, I always enjoy talking to people about their pets. However, I sometimes cringe a little when I hear certain things regarding their pet’s well being! Since our Dental Focus is beginning here at Acadia, I thought I’d take the time to outline a few “dental myths”, and shed...