Dentistry

Dentistry is an important part of your pet’s routine veterinary care. Dental disease can impact everything from your pet’s eating habits to the health of their heart. The best way to treat or prevent dental disease is having your pet’s teeth cleaned at least every other year.

We offer dental cleaning Monday-Friday. To schedule your pet’s dental appointment, please call us at 307-634-2912.

Pets admitted for dental cleaning appointments must be dropped off between 7:30 and 8:30 AM, and must be fasted. NO FOOD AFTER 10 PM THE NIGHT PRIOR TO THEIR APPOINTMENT. Your pet will be discharged later that day, between 3-5 PM.

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Our dental cleaning packages are comprehensive and based upon age. Please call for pricing.

Geriatric Dental Package (for dogs and cats over age 6)

  • Complete Physical Exam performed by one of our veterinarians prior to anesthesia
  • Pre-Anesthetic Blood Panel- this gives our doctors vital information about the health of your pet’s liver and kidneys, which are the organs responsible for filtering the anesthesia drugs out of your pet’s body after the procedure. This blood work is REQUIRED for pets age 6 and older.
  • General Anesthesia- because we can’t make your pet say “Aaaah”  while we clean their teeth
  • Comprehensive Oral Exam, including digital dental radiographs (x-rays). We take x-rays of your pet’s mouth to look for evidence of dental disease that can occur beneath the gum line, such as bone recession, fractured roots, pockets of infection and resorptive lesions.
  • Ultrasonic Scaling and Polishing of your pet’s teeth
  • Dental Extractions- if the x-rays taken earlier indicate a diseased or broken tooth, we will surgically remove it to prevent the disease from progressing and causing further problems with your pet’s overall health. We ONLY remove teeth that are medically necessary to remove.
  • If we do remove teeth, your pet will be sent home on pain medication to keep them comfortable while they heal.

Adult Dental Package (for dogs and cats 5 years and younger)

  • Complete Physical Exam performed by one of our veterinarians prior to anesthesia
  • General Anesthesia- because we can’t make your pet say “Aaaah” while we clean their teeth
  • Comprehensive Oral Exam, including digital dental radiographs (x-rays). We take x-rays of your pet’s mouth to look for evidence of dental disease that can occur beneath the gum line, such as bone recession, fractured roots, pockets of infection and resorptive lesions.
  • Ultrasonic Scaling and Polishing of your pet’s teeth
  • Dental Extractions- if the x-rays taken earlier indicate a diseased or broken tooth, we will surgically remove it to prevent the disease from progressing and causing further problems with your pet’s overall health. We ONLY remove teeth that are medically necessary to remove.
  • If we do remove teeth, your pet will be sent home on pain medication to keep them comfortable while they heal.

Please note: Pre-Anesthetic blood testing is not required for pets age 5 and under. Our doctors strongly recommend that all pets undergoing anesthesia have these blood tests done. We will ask you upon check-in if you would like us to run pre-surgical tests and will inform you of the additional cost at that time.

 

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