Dentistry Health Is the Foundation for a Happy Pet

Grand Prairie Veterinary Dental Care

Healthy Smiles for Healthy Pets

Dental care is an important part of a complete health plan for your pet, but is often forgotten even by pet owners with the best intentions. Dental disease is the most common disease afflicting cats and dogs. The veterinary team at 303 Animal Clinic can help get your pet smiling again with our suite of dental services.

Make sure your pet’s smile is as healthy as the rest of their body. Call (972) 636-4838 to schedule a dental exam for your pet today!

Dental Disease in Pets

Your pet’s bad breath might be a sign that something is wrong with their oral health. Even though it’s one of the most common diseases in cats and dogs, dental disease, or periodontal disease, is often missed by pet owners. If left untreated, periodontal disease can cause permanent damage to your pet’s mouth, such as losing teeth or damage to your pet’s jaw bones.

Symptoms of periodontal disease include:

  • Drooling
  • Blood in saliva or water dish
  • Loose teeth
  • Bad breath
  • Difficulty eating

If you see your pet exhibiting any of these symptoms, give our Grand Prairie veterinary team to schedule a dental exam. We incorporate oral exams with every regular wellness exam, which helps us stay on top of your pet’s oral health. However, there are times where periodontal disease may set in between exams. We can help get your pet’s smile healthy again!

What is Periodontal Disease?

Just like humans, periodontal disease is a buildup of plaque beneath the gumline, which causes an infection of the tissues below and surrounding your pet’s teeth. This can cause infection and, if left untreated, damage to your pet’s jaw. In the early stages, plaque build up can be taken care of at home with regular brushing or even with the use of certain kinds of chew toys. If plaque moves below the gumline and if you start noticing any of the symptoms listed above, a simple brushing won’t be enough to get your pet’s teeth clean again. Instead, your pet will need a professional cleaning under general anesthesia.

Dental Cleaning at 303 Animal Clinic

Dental cleaning for your pets at 303 Animal Clinic is easy with our full surgical suite. We will monitor your pet while they’re under anesthesia. A veterinarian will clean and polish your pet’s teeth to get rid of all of the plaque buildup. After your pet’s teeth are clean again, we’ll apply an anti-plaque treatment to deter future plaque buildup and protect your pet’s teeth for a long time to come.

After your pet’s teeth have been declared plaque-free, our Grand Prairie team will help you learn how to take care of your pet’s teeth at home. Regular dental care with your pets is a great way to prevent the need for more rigorous cleanings down the road. Your pet will thank you!

If you have questions about dental cleaning at 303 Animal Clinic, please contact us online or call (972) 636-4838!

Tail Wagging Reviews

  • The staff was patient and caring.

    “The staff was patient and caring. Everything was explained in detail and options were provided. I definitely recommend the 303 Animal Clinic.”

    - Gloria Souder
  • Very informative and took the time to explain.

    “Dr. Tobermann was very informative and took the time to explain what he thinks may be going on with my pet. Now we have a game plan to try and correct it. Jocelyn the Vet Tech was awesome too.”

    - Casey Webb
  • I love this clinic!

    “I love this clinic! My dog can be sometimes a bit aggressive and usually has to be sedated for certain things but this staff always tries alternatives before sedation and my pocket and I love that!”

    - Amanda L. Torres
  • Watching over all of our pets for over 15 years.

    “We continue to come here for Dr. Wicker she is fantastic and has been watching over all of our pets for over 15 years.”

    - Jona Boney
  • Staff very friendly.

    “Staff very friendly. The Dr. answer all my questions and knowledgeable.”

    - Ime Jazz
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Why Choose Us?

  • Spanish Speaking Team - Se Habla EspaƱol
  • Exceptional Care & Service Provided Consistently
  • Serving the Community Since 1968
  • Flexibility for Walk-in Opportunities
We Put Pets First

Contact our office to schedule an appointment today!