Bad Breath in Your Pet

My pet has bad breath. He's obviously not painful or he wouldn't eat. Answer: True, some dogs and especially some cats will stop eating when the periodontal disease becomes bad enough. However, when it's that bad we almost always have to extract some diseased teeth. Pets have such a strong instinct to survive and appetite [...]

Older Pets and Dental Anesthesia

My dog is 13 years old. I'm afraid of the anesthesia. Our Doctor answers: Years ago I'm sure you heard horror stories of senior dogs going under anesthesia and not waking up. If I were in your shoes, I'd still be haunted by those stories too. But times have changed and so has veterinary medicine. [...]

Why the Cost of a Dental Cleaning?

Question: It does not cost this much to get my teeth cleaned. What's the difference? Our answer: The list of differences is long. But here are the highlights. First of all, consider the amount of tartar and periodontal disease present in your mouth versus that of your pet. There is very likely an enormous difference. [...]

Questions about Brushing Teeth & Food

So, it's time to set the record straight. We polled our staff and came up with the questions we answer most frequently about dental disease and dental cleanings. We're hoping that these are the questions you have and that you'll be inspired to provide the best oral care for your pet you that you are [...]

Our First Trivia Winner!

This contest is now closed. We're one week into February, and our dental trivia contest is in full swing! Go to and see the list of questions. Answer one question - or all of them. And you don't have to be the first one to enter; every correct answer counts! For each correct response, you'll [...]

Cody's Big Dental Day

February is National Pet Dental Health Month. 80% of dogs and 70% of cats over 3 years of age already have some degree of dental disease. The following illustrates exactly what is entailed when your pet has a “dental”. Cody’s destiny with a dental started when he was in for a physical exam and [...]

February Dental Health Month FUN!

February is dental health month, and we've got a mouthful of great specials and surprises for you. Throughout the month we'll be giving away FIVE goody bags of dental treats that will make your pet grin. The bag will include CET chews, CET toothpaste and a toothbrush, Oravet and 3 toothbrushing coupons (typically used during [...]

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