Yorkshire Terrier Dental
The Importance of Dental Care in Yorkie… Our Cutest Yorkie Dental patient, awake in a heated Yorkie vet Hospital cage at the vet dentist. This picture is taken 1 hour after the Yorkshire Terrier dental procedure. While the Yorkshire Terrier makes a wonderful companions, the teeth are a cause of many chronic problems . Like…Read More
There are two broad categories of worms that may affect our pet dogs and cats, heartworm and intestinal worms. Please see our intestinal worm page for more information. Heartworm Heartworm, or Dirofilaria immitis, is a parasite that is spread by mosquitoes, so you pet does not even need to be in contact with other pets…Read More
Working with charity for a dental pet medical crisis.
Sometimes outreach is needed -veterinary dentistry can be life threatening – and urgent. Sometimes the most loving pet owners are not aware of how bad the teeth can be. Before pictures: 13 year old Sheiko who has cemented a bond of iron with her loving Mum Blaize who had experienced enormous adversity since 2008. When…Read More
Why does my pet need a dental? Veterinary Dentists Explain.
Animal dentist – Why? An Opinionated view by Dr Phil Sacks I regularly get asked Wild animals don’t have dentists ? Our Domestic dog nad cats are very different from their wild ancesstors. A survey was done on lions and Wild dogs in the game parks in south afirca and a significant cause of pain…Read More
Why choose us for your pet dental needs?
In about 1995 Dr Phil and Dr Johan Joubert opened an animal dental veterinary clinic . It was the only referral dental clinic in South Africa for number of years. Being the only veterinary dental clinic we had the opportunity to treat an incredible diversity of canine and feline dental patients. We treated a lot of pets for dental…Read More
What To Do If Your Adult Dog Still Has Its Baby Teeth?
Dogs should lose their baby teeth by the time they are adults. Find out what to do if your dog still has its baby teeth and if it is a problem? Mammals are born without teeth. Most mammals and dogs grow two sets of teeth. Sometimes when the adult teeth emerge, they do not push…Read More
Vital Pulpotomy In A dog
Above: The root canal is being filled with a flowable veterinary dental composite. The pet is under anesthetic at the veterinary dental clinic. Above: The final repair At home with a repaired canine tooth Clinical signs of veterinary dental tooth fractures Usually no clinical signs they are subtle and painful initially Bleeding from tooth in…Read More
Veterinary Dentist – The Facts
Vet Dentists understand that a pets need and deserve a mouth free of pain and infection. Vet dentists know that domestic dogs and cats do NOT necessarily need teeth. ! A dental therapy often with the least need for daily care vet dental care, and vet dentist follow-up ;is often best and the pet dental plan most likely…Read More
Just like humans, our pets are vulnerable to gum disease and problems with their teeth. Alarmingly, 80% of dogs and 70% of cats suffer from some form of dental disease by the age of three. When there is a build up of bacteria, food particles and saliva on the teeth plaque is formed. Plaque sticks…Read More
Veterinary Dental Equipment
This is a typical routine dental equipment pack used for dog dentals and cat dentals as was used on 25 Jan 2016. . For rabbit dentals we need additional instruments. Note the array of Veterinary dental elevators, dog dental and cat dental root planners, periodontal probes, Various extraction forceps. The white instrument is a vet…Read More