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Brushing Your Pets Teeth

McLean Animal Hospital shows you how to brush your furry friend’s teeth!

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Start an Oral Hygiene Program at Home for a Healthy Mouth

Periodontal disease is the most common disease condition we see affecting all pets. By 2 years of age, 80% of dogs and 70% of cats have some form of periodontal disease. One of the best practices that you can do for your pet is to brush its teeth daily and this will help prevent periodontal […]

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Why Do We Remove Your Pet’s Teeth?

Similarly to how we need to have regular visits to the dentist, have radiographs taken of our teeth and potentially have fillings, extractions, etc. performed on us, pets experience similar disease processes of their teeth and need them tended to as well.

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It is Dental Promotion time at McLean Animal Hospital!

Until March 31 you can bring your pet in for a free dental check with one of our veterinary technicians! Our RVTs will go over your pets’ mouth with you and give some pointers on brushing. From there, either a dental procedure or perhaps a dental food will be recommended. Dental diets include T/D by […]

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Anesthesia to Perform Pet Dental Cleanings?

Written by Dr. Merryn McIninch Veterinary dentistry is a medical procedure which cannot be done properly or safely without general anesthesia.  To understand why, start by thinking about your own oral care routine.  Most people brush and floss their teeth daily, yet still go to their dentist regularly to have tartar removed by a specially-trained […]

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Keeping Your Dog Cool This Summer

During these hot months, it is important to know that dog is at risk for things like heat stroke and paw pad burns.

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