Cleaning the teeth of a dog with ultrasound
Brushing your dog's teeth is enough once or twice a week because the composition of the animal's saliva is not the same as in humans.
But this procedure does not provide a fullThe destruction of plaque, which eventually hardens and becomes a dental stone. Initially, the surface of the enamel of the tooth turns yellow, then darkens, and after that is covered with a layer of deposits.
If you do not get rid of this inflammatory dogProcess, her teeth will begin to stagger, and then fall out. Because the deposits on the teeth do not allow the saliva to come into contact with the surface of the enamel, it does not receive the necessary substances and quickly collapses. To save the teeth of an animal will help purification by ultrasound.
How is the tooth cleaning done to the dog by ultrasound?
For such cleaning, veterinarydental equipment. This procedure is completely painless and therefore carried out without anesthesia and takes up to an hour of time. However, if the dog is restless and large in size, general anesthesia can be used.
Cleaning is carried out on the inside and outsideSurface of the teeth. The device has several different nozzles and its power is regulated in order to allow to remove both the fresh plaque and old enough deposits. Conveniently, this procedure can be carried out not only in a veterinary clinic, but also at home.
It is advisable to brush your teeth with ultrasound every six months, and maybe even a year. It depends on how fast eachIn a particular case sediments are formed. For example, Yorkshire terriers, despite their small size, teeth cleaning is required more often than many other breeds. Too quickly they form tartar. The same problems in dog breeds of a lapdog, dachshund, poodle.
Features of cleaning teeth to the dog by ultrasound
There is also a mechanical way to get rid of tartar. But unlike it, ultrasonic cleaning is completely harmless, it does not damage enamel.
- After this procedure, the enamel becomes particularly smooth and this slows the process of subsequent formation of tartar.
- In addition, the ultrasonic cleaning device effectively removes plaque from under the gums, without injuring it, which is very difficult to make with a metal tool.
- Special nozzles allow you to get rid of tartar from the inside of the tooth, which is not done at all by the mechanical method.
- For small dogs, it is especially important that this procedure is carried out without anesthesia.
Such a kid as a toy-terrier or a york is not easy to determine the dose of anesthesia, which is necessary for a mechanical, more painful procedure.