Dentistry

Pet Vet Partners Offer Pet Dentistry to Maintain General Health


Good dental health is as important to your pet as it is to you. Keeping teeth in good condition allows pets to get good nutrition and prevents other health problems. At Pet Vet Partners in Crete, IL and Dyer, IN, we can provide teeth cleaning and other care to ensure your pet maintains dental health at all stages of life. Call us today to learn more about this service!

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Importance of Pet Dental Care

As with humans, good dental care is a part of maintaining general health. Healthy teeth allow your pet to consume the right nutrition to keep organs and cellular processes functioning well. In addition, dental problems can also develop bacteria that can migrate to the heart, liver or kidneys, causing health problems in these organs of the body.

Issues A Dental Screening Can Reveal

Your Dyer veterinarian will carefully examine the mouth and teeth to detect proper meshing of teeth, damaged teeth or lesions in the oral tissue that could indicate a poor function of the teeth. Some animals retain baby teeth that interfere with the proper alignment of adult teeth. Other animals may break teeth during their teething months. When plaque builds up on teeth, it can cause gum disease and loosening of teeth.

Common Pet Dental Problems

Veterinarians deal with a number of common dental issues in pets, such as retained baby teeth, damaged teeth from accidents, decayed or broken teeth, as well as heavy plaque and tartar deposits that cause gum disease and bad breath. If your pet seems to have difficulty chewing, salivates excessively or paws at his mouth, the problem may lie in a bad tooth.

Dental Cleanings Without Anesthesia

Pet Vet Partners is proud to use Animal Dental Care, the leader in preventative oral screenings & cleanings without the use of anesthesia since 1992.

Here is a review of the service,  

Mary from Crete,IL:  "My dog recently had her teeth cleaned without anesthesia. The cost is reasonable and the experience was excellent for both my dog and for me. The appointment took less than a 1/2 hour and my dog showed no signs of distress or upset after the cleaning. In fact, she came out of the exam room wagging her tail, and anyone who knows my dog knows she can be difficult with strangers. I received a thorough report from the lady who cleaned her teeth and some valuable tips on spots to pay attention to when cleaning her teeth at home. In the past, I have had my dog's teeth cleaned with anesthesia and it took her a few days to get back to normal, but with this procedure there was absolutely no recovery time. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND this to all dog moms and dads out there because credible research proves that dental health directly affects the overall health and longevity of your pet."

Your Crete Veterinarian Can Help Keep Your Pet’s Teeth Healthy

Your veterinarian may recommend teeth cleaning to remove the buildup of tartar and plaque that promotes gum disease and bacteria. Only approved anesthetics are used for these procedures. In addition, as your pet ages, the vet can monitor tooth problems that may require extraction to allow the animal to feed comfortably. These measures can also eliminate bad breath in pets that is often a problem for owners.

Contact Pet Vet Partners For Dog Teeth Cleaning in Crete, IL or Dyer, IN

Dr. Morris, Dr. Norby and Dr. Klaaren combine their intensive knowledge of veterinary medicine and years of experience to provide quality care for their patients, in Crete, IL and Dyer, IN. We provide a full range of vet services, including exams, vaccinations, diagnostics, surgery, acupuncture, grooming, and boarding. Call Plum Creek Regional Animal Medical Center in Crete, IL at 708-672-7269 or Pet Vet Express at 219-881-8812 for an appointment to have your pet’s teeth checked, for better health throughout life.

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Plum Creek Regional Animal Medical Center

Monday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

7:30 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-1:00 pm

Thursday:

7:30 am-7:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am-1:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed

Pet Vet Express

Monday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

12:00 pm-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

2:00 pm-6:00 pm

Thursday:

12:00 pm-7:00 pm

Friday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Saturday:

9:00 am-2:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed

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