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Pet Dentistry: Why Dogs (and Cats) Need Dental Care, Too

Pet dentistry is an established area of veterinary practice and veterinary care. You should take your pet for regular checkups of the oral cavity, including gums and teeth.

Key takeaways:

  • Poor care for the teeth and gums of your dog will lead to gingivitis, tooth cavities, gum recession, loose teeth, bacterial contamination, and exposure of the root.
  • Absorption of toxins into the bloodstream may lead to joint problems, bacterial endocarditis, and kidney damage.
  • Removal of plaque on the teeth is carried out with an ultrasonic instrument under safe levels of anesthesia.
  • The visit to the veterinarian can help get rid of plaque through the use of ultrasonic equipment.

“Be sure to take a good look in your dog’s (or cat’s) mouth and inspect it for any foul looking or smelling characteristics. If you are suspicious that something isn’t right, make an appointment with your veterinarian for a dental checkup.” 

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Dr. Deepak Songra BDS (WALES)

A true professional. Deepak has a reputation of being friendly, gentle and understanding dentist. Throughout his career, he has been involved in continuing professional development and enjoys a rewarding and challenging role in training newly qualified dentists and dental therapists in their careers. Dr. Songra enjoys general dentistry and all aspects of cosmetic dentistry, especially in facial aesthetics and teeth whitening.

Pet Dentist was founded in 2015 by Dr. Songra and his wife, Dr. SmitaSongra, also a dentist who has specialized in in the field of facial and dental cosmetics for the past 25 years. Pet Dentist is a family-run business with the aim of offering the best dental products available on the market at very reasonable prices!