Animals

Laser Therapy

Laser Therapy

Laser therapy is an advanced new technology used to support recovery after many dental procedures. The non-invasive treatment stimulates cell regeneration by increasing blood flow to the target area. This is used to accelerate the healing process following dental surgery and to treat certain degenerative periodontal diseases. How it works Low-level, also known as cold, … Read moreLaser Therapy

Deciduous Tooth Removal

Deciduous Tooth Removal

Retained deciduous tooth removal becomes necessary when your pet’s baby teeth fail to be replaced by permanent adult teeth. Starting at around three months of age, adult teeth begin forming—occasionally the emerging adult teeth don’t push out the original baby teeth. The extraction procedure is quick and generally only requires light anesthesia—recovery usually takes about … Read moreDeciduous Tooth Removal

Feline Odontoclastic Resorptive Lesions (FORL)

Feline Odontoclastic Resorptive Lesions (FORL)

Feline tooth reabsorptions are when a cat’s body begins to attack its own teeth, occurring when cells called odontoclasts are activated and begin eating away at healthy dental bone cells. Although the root cause is still unknown, FORLs are one of the most common dental diseases in cats, affecting nearly two-thirds of all pets.   … Read moreFeline Odontoclastic Resorptive Lesions (FORL)

Root Planing and Scaling

Root Planing and Scaling

Root planing is a dental process that removes plaque and calculus from the affected regions of your pet’s mouth. Eliminating these irritants helps fight inflammation and contributes to overall periodontal health. Large-scale plaque buildup is a haven for harmful bacteria that contribute to periodontal disease. Root planing and scaling “deep cleans” the target area from … Read moreRoot Planing and Scaling

Digital Dental Radiography

Digital Dental Radiography

Digital radiography is a powerful diagnostic tool used to detect dental disorders and injuries. A quick and painless process, radiology uses a controlled dose of x-ray radiation to examine your pet’s mouth, using the varying densities of its contents (teeth, gums, ligaments, etc.) to construct a composite image. This digital readout highlights any present abnormalities, … Read moreDigital Dental Radiography