Pet Dental Care

Learn more about our pet dental care services below.

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Dental Care

Maintaining your pet’s oral health is a crucial aspect of their overall well-being. At Meridian Veterinary Clinic & Hospital in Greenwood, IN, we understand the significance of pet dentistry and offer comprehensive services to ensure your furry friend enjoys a healthy and happy life. Our dedicated team of professionals specializes in dog dentistry and pet oral care, providing effective solutions for various dental issues.

Understanding the Importance of Dentistry

Pet owners often overlook the signs of dental problems in their furry companions. It’s essential to be vigilant and recognize when your pet may need dental care. Keep an eye out for the following symptoms:

Persistent Bad Breath: If your pet’s breath consistently has an unpleasant odor, it may indicate dental issues.

Changes in Eating Habits: Difficulty chewing, reluctance to eat, or dropping food while eating could be signs of dental discomfort.

Excessive Drooling: Unusual drooling may suggest dental problems, especially if it’s accompanied by other symptoms.

Red or Bleeding Gums: Inflamed or bleeding gums are indicators of potential dental issues that require attention.

Visible Tartar or Discoloration: Yellow or brown deposits on your pet’s teeth can signal the presence of plaque and tartar, leading to more severe problems.

Services Offered

Comprehensive Dental Examinations: Our experienced veterinarians conduct thorough dental examinations to identify any underlying issues. Regular check-ups are essential for maintaining optimal oral health.

Professional Dog Teeth Cleaning: We provide professional and gentle teeth cleaning services to remove plaque and tartar buildup, preventing the development of more severe dental issues.

Dental X-rays: For a more in-depth assessment, we offer dental X-rays to identify hidden problems such as abscesses, fractures, or other issues not visible during a regular examination.

Benefits of Pet Dentistry at Meridian Veterinary Clinic & Hospital

Prevention of Dental Disease: Regular dental care helps prevent common dental issues, ensuring your pet’s overall health and well-being.

Improved Oral Hygiene: Our services promote optimal oral hygiene, reducing the risk of infections and gum diseases.

Enhanced Quality of Life: A healthy mouth contributes to your pet’s overall comfort and happiness, allowing them to enjoy their favorite activities without discomfort.

Early Detection of Dental Issues: Routine check-ups enable us to identify and address dental problems in their early stages, preventing more severe complications.