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Just like humans, dogs need regular dental check-ups and treatments to maintain their oral health. Veterinary dentistry covers a range of procedures, from cleaning and polishing to extractions and repairs.

It's important to have these procedures performed by a qualified veterinarian or board-certified veterinary dentist.

During an oral exam, the vet may take x-rays to assess the health of the jaw and tooth roots. Since most dental issues occur below the gumline, a thorough cleaning and evaluation is done under anesthesia.

This includes scaling to remove plaque and tartar, and polishing to give your dog a healthy, clean smile...

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Just like humans, dogs need regular dental check-ups and treatments to maintain their oral health. Veterinary dentistry covers a range of procedures, from cleaning and polishing to extractions and repairs. It's important to have these procedures performed by a qualified veterinarian or board-certified veterinary dentist. During an oral exam, the vet may take x-rays to assess the health of the jaw and tooth roots. Since most dental issues occur below the gumline, a thorough cleaning and evaluation is done under anesthesia. This includes scaling to remove plaque and tartar, and polishing to give your dog a healthy, clean smile... Discover more in this podcast... read more read less

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