January/February 2013 Newsletter

In honor of National Pet Dental Health Month in February, Campus Veterinary Clinic is running a few specials to help you stay on top of your pet’s oral health!

  • FREE  dental exams (with a veterinary technician)
  • 25% discount on dental treatments

 

Preventing periodontal disease in your pet

Periodontal Disease Chart

More than 85% of dogs and cats older than four years have periodontal concerns. There are four periodontal types of tissue: the gingiva (gum), cementum, periodontal ligament, and alveolar supporting bone.

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Toothbrushing FAQ’s

Q: Why should I brush my dog’s or cat’s teeth?

A:  Daily removal of plaque is the Holly, one of our vet techs, preforms a dental procedure.
key to an oral hygiene program. Unless your pet’s teeth are brushed daily, plaque, which is an accumulation of bacteria, will build up at the gum line. Eventually calculus forms, further irritating the gums, and then infection progresses to loosen and destroy the attachment of the tooth. In addition to loose teeth, infection under the gumline can spread to the liver, kidneys, and heart.

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Welcome, 2013!