You share more than you realize with your dog, including bacteria. Exposure to germs in your dog's mouth can increase your risk of developing capnocytophaga, a serious blood infection.View Article
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Just like people, dogs need to see the dentist on a regular basis. Maintaining good oral hygiene can help stop the spread of infection through your dog's body and can improve your dog's breath. In this way, visiting the dog dentist can improve your dog's quality of life over all. At Dr. Nina's Animal Hospital in Sarasota FL, we can help your dog maintain healthy teeth and gums. We also help pet owners recognize the signs of pet dental disease, and teach dog owners to care for their dog's teeth at home.
Recognizing the signs of pet dental disease is important.
If your dog in Sarasota displays any of the symptoms above, make an appointment for your dog at Dr. Nina's Animal Hospital.
You can care for your dog's teeth at home! One of the primary ways that dog owners care for their dog's dental hygiene is by brushing their pet's teeth on a daily basis. If you want to brush your pet's teeth, use toothpaste formulated for dogs and a tooth brush that is appropriately sized for your pet's mouth.
You can also care for your dog's teeth by feeding your dog dental chews and by using water additives. By using healthy products to keep your dog's teeth clean, and by brushing your pet's teeth on a regular basis, you can help your dog maintain good oral hygiene.
Dogs need to see the veterinarian for a dental cleaning at least once annually. At Dr. Nina's Animal Hospital, we offer the following dental services to dogs in our community:
As your pet's veterinarian in Sarasota, we can help your pet get the treatment he or she needs in order to maintain healthy teeth and gums. We provide dental services like dental cleanings, examinations, tooth extractions and more. To make an appointment for your pet, contact us today at (941) 366-1222.