Your pet’s teeth are not self-cleaning, and they certainly aren’t able to brush themselves. Making an annual appointment to have your pet’s teeth cleaned professionally by your veterinarian is an essential piece of your dog’s or cat’s overall health and well-being. Here’s what you can expect at a pet teeth cleaning. Read more
It’s probably safe to say that your pet’s oral health is not at the top of your list of worries. Unfortunately, close to 70 percent of cats show signs of oral disease by the time they’ve reached the age of 3, according to the American Veterinary Dental Society. Making pet dental care a priority for your cat means it is possible for your pet to avoid being included in that large statistic. Read more
Those little puppy teeth are super cute – and super sharp! While your frisky little pet will eventually lose their baby teeth, just like kids, in order to make room for their adult teeth, it’s still important to keep up with pet dental care to ensure quality oral health for your pet, from toddlerhood through old age. Read more
Dog breath. Cat breath. We joke about our sometimes stinky pets, but the truth is, your pet should not have bad breath. And, if your pet’s kisses or breathing are making the air noxious, it’s time to take a good look at whether their oral hygiene is on-point or could use some serious improvement and pet dental care. Read more
Cats can be persnickety about nearly everything, and it’s unlikely that any cat owner has many sanctioned opportunities to get their hands on their cat’s teeth. That isn’t a good thing. The American Veterinary Dental Society reports that about 70 percent of cats show signs of oral disease by the time they’re three years old. In fact, dental disease is the most common health problem among pets.
Just as with humans, oral health problems can lead to cardiovascular issues, which means your cat could experience heart disease. Kidney disease is also a side effect of poor oral health for your cat, and bad teeth and gums simply decrease your pet’s quality of life, impacting their comfort level and ability to eat. Read more
That “cat breath” or “dog breath” that your pet is exhibiting isn’t temporary – it’s a sign that something is amiss with their oral health. Gum disease or untreated dental infections pose serious health risks to animals, and it can cause them great pain, tooth loss, and potentially spread to their heart, kidneys, or other organs. Dental disease is the most common health problem among pets, but it certainly isn’t inevitable or untreatable. Read more
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Northpoint Veterinary Hospital serves the Greater Sacramento Area which includes Yuba City, Marysville, Olivehurst, Live Oak, Wheatland, Oroville, Woodland and more.
Northpointe Veterinary Hospital
880 West Onstott Road, Yuba City, CA 95991