Dental Health Is Vital to Overall Pet Health

pet dental care

Your pet’s bad breath is not something the two of you have to suffer through. Instead, it may be an indication that it’s time for a cleaning or your pet may have a dental concern that needs to be addressed.

It’s a common misconception that pets’ teeth are cleaned well enough by eating dry food or chewing on rawhide. Regular dental exams and periodontal treatments including professional cleanings are essential to your pet’s wellness care.

Dental issues are very common with dogs and cats, and they are also largely preventable and treatable. It is worth noting that 80% of dogs and cats 3 years of age and older have dental disease. Many of these issues would have been avoided had proper dental care been followed from day one.

Here’s a summary of what we can do to optimize your pet’s dental care:

We understand that brushing your pet’s teeth can be an intimidating task, so we’ll be happy to give you tips while you’re in the office. We will also send you home with detailed instructions about caring for your pet’s teeth, so you can continue to ensure your pet’s good dental health throughout the year. Contact us to schedule your pet’s teeth cleaning.


Last Saturday was my first visit to this hospital. Unfortunately it was to have my beloved 19 year old cat, Shadow, put to sleep. The staff was very kind and thoughtful. They made the whole very difficult process as easy as possible. Everyone showed my sweet boy the respect he deserved as one of our family passing. I will definitely bring my pets here in the future for all of their needs as well as recommend Mountainview to anyone searching for a vet in our area. Thank you all for the kindness shown.
— Natheena S