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Greenmount Veterinary Clinic
72 Gilford Road,
Portadown, Co Armagh,
BT63 5EG
Tel: 028 38 358525/352640

What dental treatments are available for pets?

At Greenmount Veterinary Clinic we will examine your pets teeth and gums and make recommendations for treatments, either at the surgery or at home. If your pet already has evidence of periodontal disease, a professional cleaning at the surgery is required:


Professional Dental Treatments:


After a full clinical examination your pet will require a General anaesthetic, see section on anaesthesia.

Once your pet is under anaesthesia, accumulated tartar and calculus is removed by Ultrasonic Descaling. Any teeth which are severely diseased can be extracted. Finally the teeth are polished to slow down formation of new plaque, tartar, and calculus.


Calculus on teeth

Severe dental disease

A cat with severe dental disease

Ultrasonic dental de-scaling in process under a General anaesthetic

Good Dental Care at Home:


For cats and dogs, regular brushing is an important part of any preventive dental program. A special toothbrush and toothpaste for pets are recommended. Chlorhexidine mouth washes for cats can also help control plaque decreasing eventual odour.

We can show you the proper way to brush your pet's teeth.

Feeding your pet coarse-textured dry food may help prevent accumulation of plaque, tartar, and calculus. Advice is available from our nurses as to the best diet for your pet, and good home dental care


We advise that you return to your Veterinary Surgeon for

regular dental check- ups every 6 to 18 months.

WE offer

FREE

dental examinations-

please telephone 028 38 352640 to make an appointment.


Dental 
treatments
how to care for your pets teeth

Periodontal disease can be prevented and treated


The keys to your pet's oral health are professional veterinary dental care and good care at home.


With early intervention the advanced disease can be avoided



Normal healthy teeth

Dental Radiographs can be taken using our new Agfa digital CR Xray with specialist dental cassettes.

Before Dental

After Dental