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Dentistry

Does your pet’s stinky breath have you shying away from snuggles?

Despite what you may have heard, foul breath isn’t something that pet owners simply must learn to live with. To the contrary, it’s probably a sign that your pet needs to visit the dentist. 

Without proper care, your companion’s mouth can harbor dangerous bacteria, which can spread through the bloodstream and cause a number of other health problems. Left untreated, dental disease can even shorten your loved one’s life. 

The good news is, with the right support, this can all be prevented.

The professional dentistry services at Santaluz Animal Care include both routine, preventative care as well as advanced treatment for existing oral conditions. 

Some of the signs of dental disease in companion animals include, but are not limited to:

  • Bad breath
  • Excessive drooling
  • Dropping food 
  • Sudden disinterest in chew toys
  • Loss of appetite
  • Swollen or painful face
  • Pawing at the mouth
  • Yellow, broken, loose or missing teeth
  • Gums that are red, swollen or bleeding

If your pet is exhibiting any of these signs, it’s time to schedule a dental checkup. We’ll identify the problem and address it quickly, improving the chances of a positive prognosis. We’ll also show you how you can help keep your pet’s teeth and gums healthy and disease-free year-round. 

You deserve to enjoy lots of cuddles and kisses with your pet. The comprehensive dental services at Santaluz Animal Care can help get you there!