Veterinary Dentistry in Media, PA
Gentle, Effective Dental Care for Your Pet
Studies show that proper dental care can add up to five years to your pet’s life. Veterinary dentistry is one of the most important – and overlooked – areas of pet health. More than 70% of cats and 80% of dogs show signs of oral disease by the age of three. Pet dental disease doesn’t affect just the mouth. It can lead to more serious health problems, including heart, liver, and kidney disease.
Aston Veterinary Hospital provides comprehensive, gentle veterinary dental care in Media and across Delaware County. We care about your pet’s dental health as a part of his or her overall well-being. We’ve been helping pets like yours since the 1940s.
Signs of Oral Health Problems
In dogs and cats, there are specific signs that may indicate a problem with oral health. If you’ve noticed any of these, we recommend contacting our clinic in Media, PA to arrange an appointment for veterinary dental care.
The following may be indicators of an oral health problem:
- Bad breath
- Discolored teeth
- Missing or broken teeth
- Unusual drooling
- Dropping food from the mouth
- Refusal to eat
- Reduced appetite
- Swelling in the gums or mouth
Our Services: Veterinary Dentistry
Veterinary dentistry is a field that deals with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of conditions involving and affecting the teeth, gums, mouth, and jaw.
Preventative care, including brushing, the use of dental rinses in the drinking water, and prescription diets can keep your pet’s teeth healthy. We recommend brushing daily to every other day. These things should be started at a young age to ensure success.
Our hospital provides total dental care, should your pet need a trip to the vet because of their teeth. Our veterinarians perform scaling, polishing, and extractions as necessary under general anesthesia. Dental Radiographs are an important part of your pets dental health and are taken during every dental procedure
“Everyone is concerned and friendly and both dogs were well taken care of. Thanks!”- Susan C.
“Nikki & Boomer are in good care when they visit Aston Vet. They are both seniors and you give them the best care.”- Elizabeth & J.
“The staff at Aston Veterinary Hospital is exceptional.”- Maureen S.