Cat & Dog Teeth Cleaning in Raleigh, NC
Dogs and cats need their teeth cleaned on a regular basis to keep plaque and tartar at bay, otherwise, dental or periodontal disease will develop. Providing consistent home care and scheduling routine professional pet dental care appointments can prevent and even reverse dental disease. At Companion Animal Hospital of Wakefield in Raleigh, NC, your pet will receive effective, safe dental care from veterinarians who have advanced training in dental procedures and oral surgery.
Advice for Cleaning Your Dog's or Cat's Teeth at Home
In addition to annual professional cat and dog teeth cleaning, you can actively fight dental disease at home. While brushing your pet’s teeth is the single best way to reduce plaque and tartar build-up, we recognize that it is also one of the hardest! Luckily, there are several other products that are effective in reducing plaque and tartar. We recommend dental care products approved by the Veterinary Oral Health Council. A list of these approved products can be found here.
Some of the products they feature include:
- Dental chews/treats
- Water additives
- Oral sprays
- Oral wipes
- Prescription dental diets
- And more