Dental Care

Dental prophylaxis or preventative care is very important in the general health of pets and a dental exam or cleaning is recommended in the annual care program for your pet. For geriatric patients, a dental exam every six months is recommended. The Veterinary Teaching Hospital offers the following dental services:

Dental Prophylaxis  

  • Complete oral exam
  • Scaling with hand instruments
  • Ultrasonic scaling
  • Polishing
  • Oral antiseptic rinse with chlorhexadine 0.12%  
  • Fluoride treatment

Additional Services

  • Radiographs
  • Extractions
  • Root canals
  • Oral surgery (eg, mass removal)

Equipment

  • iM3 Professional 2000 Dental Unit
  • Sizlak dental instruments
  • iM3 ultrasonic scaler