Advanced Dental Care in Norwalk, IA
Good dental health isn’t just important for humans to maintain. Our feline and canine companions are susceptible to many of the same dental ailments as we are. Maintaining good oral health not only helps your pet’s overall health, it can help extend their life. It has been estimated that at least 70% of dogs and cats three years and older have dental issues. Though these problems have been proven to be painful, our pets hide this pain and these symptoms. Most owners are surprised to see how much more playful their pet behaves once the unseen mouth pain is addressed.
Many conditions in the mouth result in the need to extract teeth. While dogs typically have 42 teeth and cats, 30, there are 8-10 structural teeth we want to save instead of extract if at all possible. Read on to learn more.