dog and cat teeth cleaning in Crossville, TN

Pet Dental Care in Crossville, TN

Your pet’s dental care is a top priority for us at Best Friends Veterinary Hospital. It plays an integral role in the prevention of oral diseases, as well as potential systemic disease of the heart, liver, or kidneys. Keeping their teeth clean keeps your pet healthier overall, and can contribute to a longer life for them, too. Our doctors and support team in Crossville recommend routine oral exams and professional pet teeth cleanings to keep plaque, tartar, and periodontal disease at bay.

If your pet has bad breath, they should see us for an oral exam. Click below to schedule an appointment!

Signs Your Pet Needs Dental Care

Many dogs and cats begin developing oral problems at about 3 years of age. Left untreated, these problems can become more severe and costly to treat. The following signs often characterize dental disease in pets:

  • Bad breath
  • Abnormal/excessive drooling
  • Red or irritated gums
  • Plaque or tartar buildup along the gum line
  • Rubbing at the mouth
  • Having trouble eating, dropping food
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What to Expect with Teeth Cleanings for Dogs and Cats

Since most oral problems in dogs and cats are concealed below the gum line, we need to be as thorough as possible when evaluating their teeth and gums. Below are the measures we take to perform a comprehensive oral assessment and teeth cleaning procedure: