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Dental Care

Veterinary Dental Care in Cleveland, Ohio

At West Park Animal Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio, we provide a long list of essential pet dental care services to keep your pet’s mouth happy and healthy. With over 50 years serving West Park, North Olmsted, Berea, Rocky River, Lakewood, Fairview Park, Cleveland, and the surrounding areas, our experienced veterinarians are standing by to assess your pet’s oral health and provide any necessary treatments.

Why Pet Dental Care Is Key

Dog Receiving Dental Care
Maintaining the oral health and hygiene of your pet is important because a clean and healthy mouth contributes to your pet’s overall wellbeing and free of secondary infections and disease. At West Park Animal Hospital, we recommend dental care as a part of your pet’s routine care plan, which consists of our pet dental services. We offer everything from simple wellness exams to ultrasonic dental scaling performed under anesthesia by a veterinary technician. Other services include:

  • Pet fluoride
  • Routine pet teeth cleanings
  • Veterinary tooth extractions
  • Diagnostics
  • And more.

High-Tech Treatments for the Best Care

At West Park Animal Hospital, utilize the latest technology for treating and caring for your pet, including the following:

Digital X-rays

The dental care X-ray unit can help us diagnose and develop a treatment plan for oral health issues in your pet. The digital X-ray system works quickly and accurately to minimize the time your pet spends under anesthesia and produces more precise results than traditional X-rays.

Ultrasonic Scaling

Ultrasonic scaling treatments can remove plaque much faster than hand scaling, greatly improving the health of your pet’s teeth and gums while again minimizing discomfort and the time they spend under anesthesia.

Pet Care Tips for Oral Hygiene

Closeup of Dog’s Tooth During Dental Procedure
Preventative medicine extends to your pet’s mouth, too. Dental diseases, particularly animal periodontal disease, are common in pets, especially dogs. However, pet owners can prevent such oral diseases by feeding them a crunchy diet and taking advantage of dental treats, diets, and toys. Brushing your pet’s teeth each day is also highly recommended, and it’s easier than you may think. Using veterinary toothpaste only, slowly introduce your pets to the following process:

  • Day 1: Offer a taste of the toothpaste.
  • Day 2: Offer a taste again, and run your finger along the top gum line.
  • Day 3: Use a toothbrush instead of your finger.
  • Day 4: Continue this slow introduction with the bottom teeth.

Eventually, you will be able to brush all of the teeth quickly, working from the back to the front. If your pet is impatient, focus on the upper back teeth, where periodontal disease is often the worst. All along, don’t forget to give your pet plenty of praise!

Learn More about Pet Dental Care at West Park Animal Hospital

At West Park Animal Hospital, we’ve been providing renowned pet dental care in Cleveland, Ohio, for decades. For more information on pet oral hygiene and the services we offer, contact us today. We’re happy to help you set up an appointment for your pet and offer payment options to help keep your veterinary visits affordable.

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“Anytime we call or come in, they are welcoming and very helpful! To us, this is important when choosing a doctor. So high five West Park; job well done!!!!”

“West Park is by far the best place for our pets! From the doctors to the techs to the staff. They all have always had the best interest, care and confidence in treating our four legged friends!”

“Our daughter takes her dog there and it's wonderful! The vet is great and their prices very competitive and it's always clean. The staff is friendly and always willing to help you with any questions that you have.”

“Over the last 10 years they have always delivered on their service! From late night calls, last minute visits when we had a sick pup, a quick question because our dog had eaten a whole box of fundraiser candy bars, or the annual visits, the staff at West Park has been fabulous!”

“I used to bring my dog here when we lived closer - I loved the people working there. They're all animal lovers and truly enjoy what they're doing. They keep it well maintained and clean, and their prices are outstanding compared to their competition.”

 

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