Dental Care for Pets in Rancho Cucamonga
You know that brushing your teeth twice a day and flossing after meals will keep your teeth healthy and bright. But did you know that your pet’s teeth need the same great care to keep them pain-free and fully functioning so your furry friend can live his best life? At Day Creek Animal Hospital, we offer comprehensive dental care to the pets in the Rancho Cucamonga area.
Why Is Dental Care Important for Animals?
When animals do not get adequate dental care, they suffer from many of the same painful conditions that their human owners do. Two of the most common pet dental problems are:
Dental plaque is riddled with bacteria. When plaque builds up on the tooth’s surface and under the gum line, it causes inflammation of the gums (gingivitis). If it isn’t treated, the bacteria build-up and cause infections that result in bone loss (periodontitis). In advanced cases of periodontal disease, infections can enter the bloodstream, causing sepsis, organ failure, and even death.
Pets often get overzealous when chewing toys, playing, and eating; which can lead to fractured or chipped teeth. When broken teeth go untreated, they can cause pain, difficulty eating, loss of the entire tooth, and dangerous bacterial infections.
The good news is that with regular cleanings and checkups, our veterinarian can provide dental care that will help to avoid periodontal disease and repair fractured teeth before they become dangerous to your pet’s health.
Day Creek Animal Hospital Provides Pet Dental Care
The veterinary care team at Day Creek Animal Hospital is equipped to handle all of your pet’s medical and dental needs. From preventive care and screenings to oral surgeries and other procedures requiring anesthesia, our compassionate and knowledgeable veterinarians provide safe and comprehensive dental services.
We offer extended hours, seven days a week, for medical and pet dental emergencies in Rancho Cucamonga, CA. We would love to care for the furry members of your family. Call us today at (909) 646-7387 or fill out our contact form, and a member of our friendly staff will help get your pet the quality veterinary services they deserve.