April 2020

River, our pet of the month!

2020-03-31T16:40:31+00:00 April 1st, 2020|

We hope everyone is staying safe during these difficult times. We are only seeing emergency cases at this time because of Corona Virus, but would like to share one of our more recent cases. River presented because her referring veterinarian found a dentigerous cyst during her routine dental prophylaxis. These cysts are usually caused when baby teeth do not erupt how they normally should.  Fluid accumulates and actually can destroy the surrounding bone. This can [...]

March 2020

Riot- Mr. March!

2020-03-03T00:01:27+00:00 March 2nd, 2020|

Riot is our wonderful case of the month. This eight month old chihuahua weighs in at 5.4 lbs, and was bred to dominate on the agility course. He presented to our hospital with an abnormal occlusion, meaning that his teeth do not line up correctly in his mouth. The shape of his jaw was causing his mandibular canine teeth to hit the roof of his mouth. In order to prevent oral pain as he continues [...]

January 2020

Frank- Our pet of the month!

2020-01-30T20:13:59+00:00 January 30th, 2020|

Frank, a 10-month-old male pug, presented for a (lower jaw) fracture and tongue laceration after being bit in the head by a larger dog. Our doctor was able to splint the jaw and repair the large laceration on the tongue. Both sites healed beautifully! This picture is at Franks 2 month recheck and he is healing up beautifully. Franks family is ecstatic that he can return to normal pain free life with no sign of [...]

November 2018

Penny – Our Pet of the Month

2018-11-29T19:15:41+00:00 November 29th, 2018|

Penny, an 8 year old Papillion, came to the clinic with stage 2, 3 and 4 periodontal disease. All the teeth with stage 4 periodontal disease were extracted, but the teeth with stage 2-3 periodontal disease were able to be saved so long as Penny’s mom felt comfortable brushing Penny’s teeth daily and returning for more dental rechecks and procedures. After Penny’s mom agreed to brush, we performed closed root planning beneath the gum line [...]

Dentistry for Animals will now be closed due to Covid-19 concerns. We will only be taking in emergencies and urgent cases at this time. Please leave us a detailed message or email if you think your pet is in need of our care or are wondering if your pets issue is an emergency. We will be checking emails and voicemail daily.
Please call our office at (831)768-7148 or email us at info@dentistryforanimals.com
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