Recently we have invested in a compressed air dental machine and Claire has attended further courses in dentistry allowing for quick tooth removals using resection techniques and suturing which allows for quicker healing.

We recommend regular checks of teeth and mouth of all dogs, cats and other pets from their first visit to the surgery to old age.

Problems often begin with a build up of plaque leading to tartar, infection and bad breath. Once the gums and bone around the teeth become affected, they can die at a rate of 2mm per year. Small dogs have small gums and so loose teeth more easily.

If milk teeth fail to fall out by six months, they will need to be removed. We can also treat broken, infected and mal positioned teeth. Please ask for details.

Products are available to help care for your pet's teeth.