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Dental Hygiene Checks and Treatment

Your pet may need dental treatment now

Did you know that a staggering 80% of pets over the age of three years old have dental disease that needs treating right now?


“Smelly dog breath is normal, right?”

You might think ‘smelly dog (or cat) breath’ is normal, however, it can be a sign of poor dental health and is something you should get checked out by your vet.

Pets suffer with plaque and tartar build up just like us, but left untreated, it can lead to painful gingivitis, advanced dental disease and secondary infections affecting other organs in your pet’s body.


Signs that your pet may have dental hygiene issues:

  • Excessively smelly breath
  • Yellow/brown tartar build up
  • Red, swollen gums, painful to touch
  • Bleeding gums
  • Broken or wobbly teeth
  • Problems eating


Looking after your pet’s teeth & gums

To maintain healthy teeth and gums, we recommend a combination of home dental care, regular check-ups with a vet, and occasional professional intervention i.e. a good scale and polish. Apex Vets in Denny can help you with all of these things.


A good home dental care routine will include:

  • Regular brushing with a pet specific toothpaste, daily if possible
  • Checking your pet’s mouth regularly for notable changes
  • Dental powders, gels & liquids can help to keep plaque & tartar at bay
  • Some toys and treats can give your pet’s teeth a good workout

Ask our team to show you how to brush your dog or cat’s teeth


A full suite of pet dentistry equipment

We have invested heavily in the latest equipment, from ultrasonic descalers to dental polishing machines, so that our experienced veterinary team can offer a full range of routine dental procedures on-site at Apex Vets in Denny.


Continuous professional development

We are committed to the preservation of pet oral health through the education of our staff with a programme of continuous professional development, and our clients using tools like our free Pet Care email newsletters.


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