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Questions and Answers About Pet Dental Care

Pet dental care has become more of a common topic in recent years, and your pets need good dental care just like any other member of the family. Sometimes, the food we eat gives our teeth problems, and when you give your pet certain food, it can cause problems for them too. Fortunately, a veterinarian can help treat these issues with pet dental care. If you live in or around the Bentonville area and you’re searching for a local vet, visit us at Animal Hospital of Bentonville. Below is a bit more information on the topic can why pet dental care is important.

Should I brush my dog's teeth?

This is becoming more popular, and as long as you do it correctly it can be very helpful. Be sure to use a toothpaste made specifically for pets. It may take some time to get your pet used to this idea, but persistence will pay off. Once a day is ideal but at least a few times a week is a great start.

Should I get my pet's teeth cleaned by a veterinarian?

Yes. Just like a dentist with humans, your veterinarian can do a deeper cleaning of your pet's teeth. We can remove tartar that has built up and that will keep your pet's teeth healthy longer.

What is involved in professional cleaning?

Your veterinarian may perform some x-rays to get started. Plaque and tartar are removed using an ultrasonic scaler and some other dental tools. We also have tools to clean under the gum line where oral bacteria can cause harm to your pet.

How does a dental cleaning benefit my pet?

Having a vet clean your pet's teeth will keep the teeth healthier, which makes them last longer. That keeps your pet healthy and extends the life of your pet. It also helps with bad breath and prevents pain in the pet's mouth when decay sets in. Several other medical problems begin in the mouth and work their way through your pet’s body. It can also reduce future veterinary bills.

Pet Dental Care in Bentonville, AR

When you are looking for local pet dental care, visit Animal Hospital of Bentonville. Call us today at (479) 364-0340, our veterinarian can answer any questions or concerns you may have about your pet's teeth or any other general pet health questions. We are here to help keep your furry friend smiling for years to come.

Location

1253 SW Regional Airport Blvd. Bentonville, AR, 72713

Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

7:30 am-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

7:30 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

7:30 am-6:00 pm

Thursday:

7:30 am-6:00 pm

Friday:

7:30 am-6:00 pm

Saturday:

9:00 am-1:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed

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