Protect your pet's smile.

Pet dental care in Rogers, AR.

Healthy teeth and gums are essential for your pet’s general health.

Your pet’s oral health is more important than you think!

According to recent surveys, 70% of adult cats and 80% of adult dogs suffer from dental disease. When you bring your pet in for a cleaning, safety is at the top of our concerns. As a result, we routinely perform pre-anesthetic blood testing on all of our patients before any dental treatment to verify that they are healthy and free from any hidden problems. We can then continue with the cleaning once the anesthetic has taken hold.

In the case of severe chronic periodontitis, when plaque and tartar build-up with gingivitis or mild periodontitis (bone loss around the tooth), COHAT (Complete Oral Health Assessment and Treatment) typically suffices. We can also conduct tooth extractions and other treatments if needed in addition to preventative pet dental treatment. Prior to doing more operations, if our veterinary team discovers abnormalities that necessitate specialized care, we will notify you.

What to expect during pet dental visits to FORTY32 Animal Hospital.

  1. During an oral examination, a dental probe/explorer is used to examine and measure periodontal pockets as well as look for abnormalities. The findings are recorded on the patient’s dental chart, which becomes part of his or her medical history.
  2. Dental radiographs are used to look at parts of the mouth that cannot be seen with a dental mirror. Radiographs reveal tooth root anomalies (such as bone loss, infection, and other irregularities) and aid in diagnosis and treatment planning.
  3. We use the latest and greatest dental equipment to remove plaque and tartar from the teeth above and below the gumline.
  4. After scaling, the rough surface of the tooth is smoothed with polishing. Polishing is an essential step in dental care since it helps prevent plaque and tartar reformation after a treatment.
  5. Fluoride is used on the teeth after they have been cleaned and polished as it has anti-bacterial properties, inhibits plaque reformation, and promotes enamel strength.