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Pet dental care is important for dogs and cats. Keeping your pet's teeth clean can help prevent dental disease, cavities, and infection. By regularly cleaning your pet's teeth at home and by taking your pet to the vet for teeth cleaning services, you can help improve your pet's quality of life and avoid uncomfortable dental problems.
There are many things you can do to perform cat and dog teeth cleaning at home! As a pet owner, you'll want to develop a routine that incorporates some or all of the following habits:
Your pet will need to be trained to accept tooth brushing as a part of his or her routine. At Breton Veterinary Hospital, we help coach pet owners on the best ways to train their pets for this activity. We recommend training your pet at a young age.
To brush your pet's teeth, start by allowing your pet to lick toothpaste from your fingers. Then, use your fingers to gently touch your pet's teeth. Once your pet is used to having your fingers in his or her mouth and is also used to the taste of toothpaste, you can try inserting a toothbrush with toothpaste on it into your pet's mouth.
Toothbrush training can be an involved process. We'll answer any questions you might have about the best ways to brush your pet's teeth.
We encourage pet owners to bring their pets in for regular cat and dog dental cleaning at least once per year. Getting your pet's teeth professionally cleaned can help keep dental disease away. At Breton Veterinary Hospital, we offer the following dental services to pets:
We're your source for cleaning dogs teeth and cleaning cats teeth in Breton Veterinary Hospital. We can help you care for your pet's teeth and identify the signs of dental disease! Whether you're in need of a pet dental examination or pet teeth cleaning, we can help. We serve the communities of Leonardtown, Hollywood, Lexington Park, Callaway, and St. Marys County. To make an appointment for a dental exam or a routine tooth cleaning, Contact us today at (301) 475-7808.