Howell Animal Hospital 2354 Route 9 South
Howell, NJ 07731
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Pet dentistry at Howell Animal Hospital in NJ

Dentistry for Dogs and Cats, Howell Animal Hospital

Dentistry for Dogs and Cats, Howell, NJ

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Dental Services

Dogs' and cats’ teeth are just like our teeth except for the fact that animals don’t eat sugar like we do. Their teeth can be a lot better than ours. Brushing an animal’s teeth is not just a groomer’s job once every six weeks; it should be done on a daily basis, otherwise food residue will accumulate in the animal’s mouth and form dental tartar. A dental pocket can form and then periodontal disease. The teeth will actually lose their attachment to the gums and then eventually need to be extracted. This causes a foul smell of the mouth which sometimes bleeds. The animal will also be unable to chew properly.

Dental disease is the most common illness encountered in veterinary medicine today and affects eight out of ten pets. Unfortunately, it’s the most untreated diseases as owners gets busy or think it’s just a cosmetic necessity.

We pay special care to the pet’s teeth since all the latest research finds that major sickness can be avoided in pets if we take care of their teeth. Do you know that dental tartar and dental pockets can cause kidney and liver failure? Do you know that infectious teeth can cause a skin infection? This happens due to the bacteria living in the teeth and cavities.

One in four pets over the age of three has some form of dental disease. Of all dogs and cats two years of age and older, 70-85% have some degree of periodontal disease. Apart from the cosmetic aspects, such as bad breath and unpleasant appearance, dental disease can be a leading cause of kidney, heart and liver failure due to bacteria entering the bloodstream. Pets can suffer from pain and have difficulty eating.

In our hospital we try to make it affordable to take care of dog and cat teeth. We offer a flat rate for dental cleanings with an ultrasonic scalar and polishing, including preoperative blood work, general anesthesia and monitoring under sedation. All of this for one payment of $245.

If the animal needs an extraction or further treatment, you will be notified as to what should be finished.

Our prices for dental procedures are very affordable because healthy teeth are not just luxury, they’re a necessity!

I was referred by a friend who loves the Dr. He was great! Very down to earth, friendly. Front desk was helpful and nice, so was the rest of the staff. I highly recommended Howell Animal Hospital.

Kristyp, J

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