Veterinary Services

Pet Routine Care and Dental Procedures at Northwood Animal Hospital in High Point, NC

Provide your beloved pet with the comprehensive care they need and deserve through our range of routine care and dental procedures.

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Exceptional Pet Dental Care at Northwood Animal Hospital

At Northwood Animal Hospital, we understand the importance of your pet’s dental health. Our dedicated team offers a comprehensive range of pet dentistry services to keep your furry friend’s teeth and gums healthy.

Our skilled veterinarians perform thorough dental examinations to assess your pet’s oral health and detect any potential issues early on. From routine teeth cleanings to advanced dental procedures, we tailor our services to meet the unique needs of each pet. We prioritize gentle handling and use the latest techniques and equipment to ensure a comfortable experience for your furry companion.

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Why Pet Dental Care Matters

Proper pet dental care is essential for their overall health and well-being. Just like humans, pets can suffer from dental issues such as plaque buildup, tartar, gum disease, and tooth decay. These issues can lead to pain, discomfort, and difficulty eating. Moreover, if left untreated, dental problems can progress to more serious health issues affecting the heart, kidneys, and other vital organs.

By prioritizing your pet’s dental care, you can ensure their teeth and gums remain healthy, preventing pain and discomfort. Additionally, a healthy mouth can contribute to your pet’s overall well-being and longevity. Remember, dental care is not just about maintaining a bright smile; it’s about protecting your pet from potential health issues that can arise from neglected oral hygiene.

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Signs Your Pet Needs Dental Care

It’s essential to be aware of the signs that indicate your pet may need dental care. Keep an eye out for:

  • Bad Breath: Persistent bad breath could be a sign of dental disease.
  • Visible Tartar Build-up: Yellow or brown deposits on the teeth can indicate the need for a cleaning.
  • Red or Inflamed Gums: Healthy gums should be pink, not red or swollen.
  • Difficulty Eating: Pets with dental issues may have trouble eating or may avoid hard food.
  • Excessive Drooling: Drooling more than usual can be a sign of dental pain.

If you notice any of these signs, it’s time to schedule a dental exam for your pet.

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Benefits of Pet Dental Care

Investing in your pet’s dental health offers significant benefits:

  • Prevention of Dental Disease: Regular cleanings and exams reduce the risk of painful conditions like periodontal disease and tooth decay.
  • Improved Overall Health: Healthy teeth and gums positively impact your pet’s overall well-being, preventing more severe health issues.
  • Fresh Breath: Proper oral hygiene eliminates bad breath, making cuddle time more enjoyable.
  • Pain Relief: Dental care prevents and treats painful issues, ensuring your pet can eat, play, and live comfortably.
  • Enhanced Quality of Life: A healthy mouth means your pet can enjoy life to the fullest, eating and playing without pain or discomfort.
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Understanding Your Pet’s Dental Procedure at Northwood Animal Hospital

When your pet undergoes a dental procedure at Northwood Animal Hospital, they will receive a comprehensive dental prophylaxis, which includes routine teeth cleaning and polishing. During this procedure, our skilled veterinarians will carefully assess your pet’s dental health and perform any necessary services they deem medically necessary. This may include the extraction of loose or damaged teeth to ensure the best possible outcome for your pet’s dental health. Rest assured that our veterinarians will work within the provided procedure cost estimate ranges to deliver the highest standard of care for your furry friend.

Before your pet’s dental procedure at Northwood Animal Hospital, please fill out our Dental Care and Procedure Consent Form

Services We Offer

At Northwood Animal Hospital, we provide comprehensive pet dentistry services tailored to your furry friend’s needs:

  • Comprehensive Dental Exams: During these thorough examinations, our experienced veterinarians carefully assess your pet’s teeth and gums. We check for signs of dental disease, decay, and any abnormalities that may require attention.
  • Professional Teeth Cleaning: Our team uses safe and effective techniques to remove tartar and plaque buildup from your pet’s teeth. This process helps prevent gum disease and maintains your pet’s oral health.
  • Tooth Extractions: In cases where a tooth is severely damaged, infected, or causing pain, our skilled veterinarians can perform tooth extractions. This procedure is essential for relieving discomfort and preventing further complications.
  • Oral Surgery: If your pet requires more extensive treatment, our veterinarians are trained in various oral surgeries. Whether it’s addressing tumors, correcting dental alignment, or treating oral infections, we provide skilled and compassionate care.

At Northwood Animal Hospital, we are committed to ensuring your pet’s dental health and overall well-being. Contact us to schedule a dental appointment and give your pet a healthy smile!