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The Ugly Truth About Fractured Teeth

Posted 04.13.16 by Emily Lindsey

Are Fractured Teeth Really a Big Deal? The short answer is: Yes! All fractured teeth run the risk of becoming non-vital (or dead) and infected. Though some tiny, very superficial fractures may never cause a problem, it is always best to have fractured teeth checked by a vet. Any disturbance to the enamel has the potential to cause a bigger...Read More

Calming Fear of Anesthesia

Posted 11.25.15 by Emily Lindsey

We hear you that placing your pet under anesthesia can cause worry. We hope that by filling you in on our process and showing you ‘behind the scenes’ photos , we will be able to assist in calming fear of anesthesia. > When the pet arrives, we place an IV catheter. This feels like having blood drawn, and ensures we...Read More

Does My Dog/Cat Really Need An X-ray?- Memphis Area Pet Health

Posted 09.09.15 by Emily Lindsey

All veterinarians have heard the saying, “It’s just a dog. Why do they need dental work?” The truth of the matter is that dental disease in our pets can not only cause serious pain and loss of appetite, but it can also lead to long term health problems such as heart and kidney disease. Surprisingly, 80% of dogs and cats...Read More

Early Dental Care – Memphis Area Puppy Health

Posted 08.06.15 by Emily Lindsey

As humans, most people brush their teeth twice a day and floss a few times a week beginning at about 18 months of age- with help, of course! Good dental hygiene is imperative for keeping teeth healthy and avoiding bad breath, tooth decay, and other dental issues. Early dental care is important for pets, too. Just like humans, good tooth care...Read More

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