Pet Dental Care

At WNC Veterinary Hospital in Arden and Asheville, NC, we understand the value of providing your pet with comprehensive care, which includes giving their dental health priority. Our skilled group of veterinarians is committed to giving pets the best dental care possible, ensuring their health and well-being.

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Understanding Pet Dental Health

The Importance of Pet Dental Care

Pet dental care is not just about a sparkling smile it’s a crucial component of their overall health. Dental issues can lead to discomfort, and pain, and even impact your pet’s ability to eat. 

Preventive Dental Care
At WNC Veterinary Hospital, we emphasize preventive measures to keep your pet’s teeth healthy. Regular dental check-ups allow us to detect issues early, preventing the progression of dental diseases.

Professional Dental Cleanings
Our veterinarians perform professional dental cleanings to remove plaque and tartar, reducing the risk of gum disease and tooth decay. These cleanings are a proactive step in maintaining your pet’s oral health.

Signs of Dental Issues in Pets

  • Bad Breath: Persistent bad breath can be a sign of dental problems.
  • Changes in Eating Habits: Difficulty chewing or reluctance to eat hard food.
  • Behavioral Changes: Agitation or withdrawal due to dental pain.

When Is It Necessary to Take Your Pet?

1. Signs of Dental Issues
If you notice signs such as persistent bad breath, changes in eating habits, excessive drooling, or behavioral changes in your pet, it’s crucial to schedule a dental examination. These could be indicators of underlying dental problems that require attention.

2. Regular Check-ups
Routine dental check-ups are recommended to catch potential issues early on. We encourage pet owners to include dental care as part of their pet’s overall health maintenance, promoting a lifetime of good oral hygiene.

Key Services and Benefits at WNC Veterinary Hospital

  • Individualized Anesthesia Plans: We understand that each pet is unique. Our veterinarians create customized anesthesia plans to suit the specific needs and health conditions of every patient.
  • Skilled and Experienced Team: At WNC Veterinary Hospital, your pet is in capable hands. Our team of veterinarians and support staff is dedicated to providing the highest standard of care.
  • Clear Communication: We believe in transparent communication with pet owners. Our team discusses anesthesia plans and post-procedure care, addressing any concerns and keeping you informed every step of the way.
A dog with a denta stick in its mouth