Veterinary Services

Pet Dental Care

At Mission Valley Veterinary Clinic in Fremont, CA, we prioritize comprehensive pet dental care to prevent complications that can affect their overall health.
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Our Key Dental Services

  • Dental Prophylaxis: Regular dental cleanings to combat tartar and gingivitis. Prevention of periodontal disease to safeguard other organ systems.
  • Digital Dental Radiography: State-of-the-art technology for detailed imaging of your pet’s oral health. Early detection of abnormalities is invisible through physical examination.
  • Tooth Extractions: Expert removal of loose or infected teeth to alleviate discomfort. Mitigating potential systemic effects on the heart, liver, kidneys, lungs, and brain.

MVVC Dental Guideline Recommendations

  • Pre-Anesthetic Exam: Ensuring your pet’s health before undergoing general anesthesia. Comprehensive examinations, including blood tests and electrocardiography, to ensure safety.
  • Anesthesia Monitoring: Continuous vital sign monitoring during anesthesia. Ensures the well-being of your pet throughout dental procedures.
  • Dental Radiographs: Periodic X-rays to assess oral health and detect hidden abnormalities. Confirmation of the need for tooth extraction when necessary.
  • Scaling and Polishing: Thorough removal of plaque and calculus using specialized instruments. Polishing with a fluoride treatment for strengthened and desensitized teeth.
  • Fluoride/Sealants: Application of anti-plaque substances to discourage future plaque development. Strengthening and desensitizing teeth for enhanced oral health.

At Mission Valley Veterinary Clinic, we prioritize your pet’s dental well-being, offering a comprehensive range of services to ensure their continued health and happiness. Contact us at (510) 797-2323 to schedule your pet’s dental care appointment or make an appointment online today.

Recognizing Signs of Oral and Dental Diseases

Maintaining awareness of potential signs of oral and dental issues is essential for pet owners. Look out for:

Bad Breath

A common indicator of dental problems. Addressed through dental prophylaxis to eliminate underlying causes.

Loose or Discolored Teeth

Signs of advanced dental issues requiring prompt attention. Expert tooth extractions are provided to alleviate discomfort.

Sensitivity or Discomfort

Pets showing signs of pain around the mouth area. Thorough examinations and appropriate treatments to ensure comfort.

Drooling or Difficulty Eating

Indications of potential dental complications. Comprehensive dental care to address underlying causes.

Bleeding from the Mouth

Urgent attention is needed to assess and treat the source. Expert dental services are provided to resolve bleeding issues.

Loss of Appetite or Weight Loss

Common signs of oral and dental diseases affecting overall health. Mission Valley Veterinary Clinic offers tailored dental solutions for improved pet well-being.