The above 4 photos reflect stages of gum disease that would be classified as Level 1-2+ on the periodontal disease scale. At this level your veterinary team would suggest treatment with a routine, non surgical dental protocol. We can see a moderate to heavy level of Dental Calculus, Plaque and Gingivitis with some gum recession. We are part of your pet’s team and anytime you are uncertain about your pet’s teeth, we gladly and at No Charge will consult with you. Just email clear photos, like the ones above. Include your questions and we will help you with suggestions.
This dog is suffering with severe dental disease. The immune system has lost the battle against gum infection and dental disease. This was preventable.
Oral surgery is the protocol for this level of active dental infection. Dental radiographs are an absolute must to determine the level of bone loss and to confirm the number of teeth that need to be extracted. Follow up care in 3-4 months with a non anesthetic procedure to manage the mouth in the now healthy state.
Welcome To Houndstooth Pet Dental Care
Your Pet’s Dental Wellness Provider
The focus of dental hygiene is to prevent oral disease and promote wellness. Houndstooth is a Non-Anesthetic Veterinary Dental Service (NAVDS) that has specialized in preventative dental care for dogs & cats for over 30 years and is regarded as the premiere provider in this unique field. Houndstooth is the first to bring a team approach in dental care for your pet.
Non-Anesthetic Veterinary Dental Services Available Nationally
All of our technicians are proficient in gentle, effective animal handling techniques & pet psychology. We treat all pets & their guardians with respect & compassion, taking into account each individual pet’s physical & emotional well being. Our constant pursuit of education & knowledge through professional organizations, journals & training assures that our technician’s remain well-informed & current in areas of hygiene, infection control & animal handling.
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