There has been a recent large push by the veterinary community to help increase public awareness concerning dental health in dogs and cats. Periodontal disease is one of the more common problems veterinarian clinics in Valley Center have to deal with. All vets advocate the need for dog teeth cleaning, some, like us, even offer the service. And while there are ways you can accomplish this task at home, you do need to have your dog’s teeth checked by a professional on a regular basis. After all, just because you brush your teeth every day doesn’t mean you get to skip your dental appointments.

One of the biggest benefits of getting your dog’s teeth cleaned by a professional, besides clean teeth, is that the vet will thoroughly examine the teeth and mouth for other problems. Your dog may have broken or cracked teeth that need attention or other problems could be discovered. In fact, your vet may discover a problem in the early stages and is able to resolve it rather easily. A professional cleaning will leave your dog with whiter teeth, which is a boost to his ego. A good cleaning will also leave your dog with fresher breath which is a benefit for you, especially during those close doggie encounters when he licks your face.

It is estimated that around 85 percent of all pet dogs suffer periodontal disease by the time they reach three years of age. Don’t let your dog be a part of this statistic. Give us a call to schedule your teeth cleaning today.