Cat & Dog Dental Care: Keeping Your Pet’s Teeth Clean and Healthy


Clean and healthy teeth and gums are essential to your pet’s overall wellbeing. Studies have shown that good oral health can extend your dog or cat’s life expectancy by much as two to four years. Understanding this, the veterinarians and staff at Pet Medical Center Sunland recommend preventive care to maintain long-term oral health. During your dog or cat’s wellness care appointment, we examine your pet’s mouth, teeth, and gums to detect any potential problems.

Additionally, we provide professional ultrasonic cat and dog teeth cleaning and polishing should your pet need it. During this procedure, your cat or dog is closely monitored and receives the most modern and safest anesthesia tailored specifically to your pet.

Wellness care examinations, daily brushing, and professional teeth cleaning help reduce the risk of periodontal disease that could lead to gum recession, bleeding, deep infections, loss of teeth, and even bacterial infections, which can cause damage to the heart, kidney, and liver. If necessary, our compassionate veterinarians gently extract any damaged or diseased teeth.

Unfortunately, dental disease is not uncommon in cats or dogs. Symptoms of pet dental disease include:

  • Bad breath
  • Oral pain
  • Difficulty chewing or poor appetite
  • Yellowish-brown discoloration of teeth

If your pet as any of these symptoms, contact us immediately for an appointment.

The veterinarians and staff at Pet Medical Center Sunland give your furry friend the very best pet dental care. For more information about veterinary dentistry, be sure to view our video on dental health or call .