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Veterinary Dentistry & Dental Surgery

Our team at Smith Veterinary Hospital offers care for all aspects of your cat or dog's dental health, including routine exams, cleanings and surgical intervention.

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The Importance of Dental Care For Cats & Dogs

Routine dental care can help preserve your pet's oral health, yet it is often neglected resulting in poor oral health.

Our veterinarians often see dogs and cats who are experiencing conditions like periodontal disease, broken teeth, bad breath and more due to a lack of dental care. When not addressed, these issues can develop into infections and have a serious impact on their overall health.

At Smith Veterinary Hospital, we offer a range of dental care services for pets, from routine care such as dental exams, teeth cleanings and polishing, to dental X-rays and surgical procedures.

Dental Care, Thornhill Vet

Teeth Cleaning & Examinations

Annual dental examinations and cleanings are vital to your companion's oral health. Detecting oral health issues early can help prevent your pet from experiencing pain or discomfort due to issues such as tooth decay, broken teeth or periodontal disease.

Regular cleanings help keep the mouth healthy by removing plaque and tartar that could result tooth decay or gum disease.

A pet dental appointment typically involves the following:

Dental Surgery for Dogs & Cats

Our Thornhill veterinarians perform dental surgery for cats and dogs when required, including jaw fracture repair surgeries, tooth extractions, and treatment for periodontal disease.

Learning that your feline or canine companion requires dental surgery can be stressful. Our team is here to offer support and education to help make this process as stress-free as possible, for you and your pet.

We will sit down with you to discuss each step of the surgery and what you can expect, including preparation and post-operative care requirements.

Your pet will be provided with anesthesia before their dental surgery to ensure they are comfortable and pain-free throughout the procedure.

Signs of Pet Dental Health Issues

If you observe these signs in your pet, please contact our team to schedule a dental appointment:

  • Tartar buildup
  • Loose and/or broken teeth
  • Extra teeth or retained baby teeth
  • Bleeding from the mouth
  • Drooling
  • Pain or swelling in or around the mouth
  • Reduced appetite or refusal to eat
  • Dropping food from the mouth
  • Bad breath
  • Abnormal chewing
  • Discoloured teeth
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FAQs About Pet Dental Care

You may have questions about how to keep your cat or dog's teeth clean and healthy.

To learn more about pet dental care, read through our answers to these frequently asked questions from our clients.

New Patients Welcome

Our veterinary team treats all companion animals as if they were our own, dedicated to their lifelong health and comfort. Contact us today to schedule your pet's first appointment.

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