When we perform pet dental radiography, we can pinpoint any issues and resolve them sooner.
Caring for your pet’s teeth is an important part of making sure they are healthy. Poor dental health in animals can lead to a number of other issues, including bad breath, oral pain, and tooth loss. In extreme cases, bacteria found in the plaque on the teeth can enter the bloodstream and spread to the liver, kidneys, and heart, causing damage to the organs and making pets very sick. At Mooresville Animal Hospital, we understand the importance of dental care, which is why it’s part of the overall treatment we provide to your beloved pets.
One of the services we offer to pet owners in Mooresville, North Carolina is pet dental radiography, which is another name for performing x-rays on your pet’s teeth. Having pet dental radiography is important because many oral problems and diseases can’t be seen in a physical examination. We generally sedate pets during the process of taking x-rays to prevent stress.
A dental X-ray allows the veterinarian to detect problem areas, including excess plaque, areas of decay between the teeth, bone damage or loss, and even the effects of physical trauma to the mouth. When we perform pet dental radiography, we can pinpoint any issues and resolve them sooner. As a result, the risks of more serious problems are minimized and your pet can enjoy a healthier, happier life.
If you’d like to schedule an appointment for dental pet radiography for your furry friend, contact us at Mooresville Animal Hospital. We can talk to you about the process and what to expect.