Dentistry

Do you shy away from kisses and close cuddles with your animal friend due to bad breath?

Contrary to popular belief, foul breath isn’t something that all pet owners simply must learn to live with. In fact, it’s probably a sign that your companion is in need of dental care. Without adequate attention, your pet’s mouth can become a haven for dangerous bacteria. Over time, these bacteria can spread through the bloodstream and cause a number of other serious health problems. Left untreated, dental disease can even shorten your loved one’s life. The good news is, with the right support, you can prevent all of this.

The professional dentistry services at Town and Country Animal Hospital are designed to provide all the care needed for a lifetime of healthy smiles. We offer both routine, preventative care to keep plaque and tartar at bay, as well as advanced treatment for existing oral conditions. Whether you’re stopping in for an annual dental exam and cleaning, or your pet needs a tooth extracted, we’ve got you covered. Dental services include the use of safe, effective anesthetic and constant monitoring to ensure patient safety.

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 things, it’s time to schedule an exam. We can determine what the problem is and address it quickly, improving the prognosis for your loved one.

In addition to our professional dental care, we’ll also work closely with you to ensure that your companion’s teeth stay healthy and clean year-round. In between annual cleanings, it’s important that you’re brushing your pet’s teeth regularly. We recommend doing this at least three times a week, if not daily. Our experienced staff would be happy to offer demonstrations of the proper technique and give advice on various dental health products you can try.

 

You deserve to enjoy lots of close snuggles with your four-legged friend once again. The professional dental services at Town and Country Animal Hospital can help get you there!

 

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    • Melody DeetzMelody Deetz

      I feel so lucky to have found these wonderful people to take care of my babies!

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      Absolutely love the employees at this vet clinic and Dr. Haggard is great! She’s always available if you need her and everyone is so caring! Wouldn’t take my dogs anywhere else!

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    • Jami PedersonJami Pederson

      I’ve been taking my pets (and foster pets) to Town and Country for about 12 years. These people are loving and knowledgeable. I moved an hour away about 5 years ago and I still bring my pets back for every visit. This clinic is priceless.

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      I highly recommend this facility! Excellent service from each and every employee.

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      I've been taking my pets (and foster pets) to Town and Country for about 12 years. These people are loving and knowledgeable. I moved an hour away about 5... Read More

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      We have used this vet for about 8 years... We moved to Atlanta and still travel all the way back to bring our baby where she gets the best absolute care... Read More

    • Kathleen Hutchins CheekKathleen Hutchins Cheek

      They are the best! Friendly knowledgeable staff and an honest Vet. You can trust that if she recommends a test then you really need the test. I have been going here for over 10 years with 4 dogs and she always finds the answer to their problems. Love these people!!

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