Nonprofessional dental scaling (NPDS), also known as anesthesia-free dentistry, is gaining popularity with an increasing number of dog and cat owners. These are concerned pet owners that are worried about the safety of anesthesia or may not be able to afford professional veterinary dental care. They want to provide care for their pet and this seems like a reasonable alternative.. If removing the calculus and tartar from the crowns of the teeth was the essential activity of de
We have created this short video to educate you a bit about what happens to your pet on the day of its dental care. Enjoy and please comment on other procedures you would like to have more information about! Since creating this article, we have added one more important service to assist in speedy healing from dental and oral surgery; laser therapy: Please see this article for more information. #Anesthesia #dentalxray #dogdentalcare #dental #gilbertarizonadentalcare #catdenta
Some of you may have heard about the latest in a long line of investigations into the safety of products sold in the United States but made in China. To me, the most disturbing thing about the latest warning is that it is so reminiscent of the many other pet health crises that have come from Chinese imports. There are four points we would like to emphasize in relation to the latest problem – toxic jerky treats from China. 1. The actual cause of illness is still under investig
When should I consider having Oasis Animal Hospital provide professional dental cleaning for my pet?
This is a very common and well-founded question many of you ask. The concerns (sometimes expressed and frequently not stated) are about the risk of anesthesia for your pet and the cost of dental care. We understand this and so we would like to provide some guidelines. Answer: Grade One gingivitis When we see dental calculus (a.k.a. tartar) build up on the teeth, (s