Veterinary Dental Services

Our veterinarians provide veterinary dental services including routine cleaning and polishing (dental prophylaxis), gingival pocket treatment, local block for pain management, and surgical extractions to manage and treat severe oral disease conditions.

When dental problems and oral diseases are diagnosed, sometimes a dental procedure may be necessary. Animal House of Chicago is equipped with state-of-the-art oral surgical equipment and the latest technology, such as digital dental x-rays, to provide your pet with a safe and advanced dental procedure. Digital dental x-rays allow our veterinarians to assess the integrity of an entire tooth - not just what is above the gum line - and any roots that are involved or compromised. 

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Pet Dental Care

Routine and preventive dental care is vital to your pet’s long term health. Pets with poor oral hygiene can develop periodontal disease, which can often lead to heart, lung, and kidney disease. Animal House of Chicago offers a full range of dental services for pets including dental examinations, dental extractions, and oral surgery as well as home care instructions for keeping your pet's teeth clean and healthy.

Routine Pet Dental Examinations

Our veterinarians perform basic oral exams on all our patients during their comprehensive physical exam. Puppies and kittens will be examined to detect any problems related to the deciduous (baby) teeth, missing or extra teeth, swellings, and oral development. Senior pets will be evaluated for developmental anomalies, the accumulation of plaque and tartar, periodontal disease, and oral tumors.

Good Oral Hygiene for Pets

Dental Care Tips for Dogs and Cats

  • Schedule a dental oral exam for your dog or cat every year
  • Schedule regular dental cleanings as recommended by your veterinarian
  • Brush your pet’s teeth daily, or if every other day give your pet a dental hygiene chew
  • Serve dog or cat food and treats that control tarter and plaque and promote good dental health