Dental Cleaning – Scale and Polish on Your Pet's Teeth – Vetwest Animal Hospitals

A veterinary dental scale and polish is not quite the same as a human scale and polish. For optimal safety of your pet a dental scale and polish is performed under anaesthetic while your pet is closely monitored by our pet healthcare team.

This video also covers the tell tale signs of dental disease and what every pet owner should know about keeping their pet’s pearly whites clean and healthy!

The early signs of dental disease you can be on the look out for include:
Bad breath
Discoloured teeth
Gum recession

With more severe signs being:
Pawing at the mouth
Facial swelling
Excessive drooling
Inflamed and red gums
Reluctance to chew or eat
Pain when handled around the head
Behavioural changes

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