Dentistry for dogs: removal of calculus, removal of teeth
And dogs also have toothaches. They, of course, do not talk about it, but the attentive owner will always notice how the dog is sad, does not sleep well, refuses to eat and often smacks.
Therefore, dogs need dental care.
First time to visit a veterinary dentistIt is recommended when changing baby teeth. The fact is that often (especially in small breeds) permanent teeth in dogs grow up not correctly. And the reason is that the teeth were not removed during the time. The first sign of such a problem is the appearance of an unpleasant odor from the pet's mouth. At this point, you need to contact a specialist.
Dog Teeth Care
Begin the caring for the teeth of the dog you need from theThe moment, how the teeth will be cut. Daily brushing of teeth will teach the puppy to calmly treat this manipulation, and the owner will constantly monitor the change of teeth.
Especially careful care is needed by exhibition dogs and high-breed dogs, chosen for breeding.
Types of dental services for dogs
In the first place, it is very important to regularly removeTartar. It is he who causes the appearance of a putrid odor from the mouth of a dog. Its removal is performed in two ways - ultrasonic (painless and non-traumatic procedure) and mechanical (the stone is scraped off the teeth).
If you do not remove the stone in time, the dentist can detect carious changes under it, and sometimes parodontitis is an incurable disease.
Because small dogs can not cure caries because of too small a tooth size, tartar prophylaxis becomes the only way to avoid these problems.
To remove tartar can be not only in a special salon, but also at home, so as not to frighten the dog by visiting unfamiliar places.
Also need dogs in other types of dental services:
- Removal of milk teeth, especially in dwarf species, in which the genetic tendency to delay the change of teeth;
- Removal of non-viable molars, spoiled by caries;
- Canal filling in large breeds;
- Oral cavity treatment with antibacterial drugs.
However, it is important to know the owner of the dog that any dental operations with animals are carried out using general anesthesia.
Therefore, the choice of clinic or salon should beAttentive. Working in it people should have a veterinary education and understand anesthesiology and resuscitation, which is applied to pets.