Pet Dentistry with Digital X-rays

Healthy teeth and gums are just as important for our pets as for us. Poor dental health can lead to a host of painful and potentially life-threatening issues. The longer we wait to take care of our pet’s teeth, the more serious the problems they may face down the line, including gum disease, bacteria build-up in their bloodstream, and even organ damage. But with proper care from you and regular visits to Family Pet Clinic, you can keep your pet’s teeth and gums healthy. Feel free to schedule your pet’s cleaning with us by calling 262-253-2255 or emailing

Warning Signs Your Pet Has Dental Problems

Dental diseases can cause severe health issues if left untreated, so it is essential to be aware of any signs that may indicate an issue. Some signs that further attention may be needed on your pet are as follows:

  • Bad breath
  • Difficulty chewing
  • Bleeding gums
  • Excessive drooling
  • Pawing at the mouth or face
  • Discolored teeth
  • Change in eating habits

Quality Cleanings for Your Furry Friend’s Oral Health

Our team uses anesthesia during your pet’s dental exam and cleaning to ensure the entire visit can be completed without causing unnecessary discomfort or pain. This allows us to assess the full extent of their condition in a relaxed environment, which can lead to more precise and accurate treatments. 

Here is some of what is covered during their visit:

  • Inspecting all surfaces of the mouth, including in between the teeth and under the gum line, for any abnormalities or issues that need to be addressed
  • Scaling to remove plaque and tartar buildup from the teeth
  • Polishing the teeth to make them smoother and help prevent further buildup of bacteria and debris
  • Taking digital dental X-rays to look for any imperfections hidden under the gums that may indicate a need for further treatments
  • Extracting any loose or damaged teeth, if needed, only after receiving your permission

We encourage you to work with us by keeping up with your pet’s oral hygiene at home! This includes brushing their teeth regularly and offering them chews or treats designed to reduce plaque and help keep their breath fresh. Visit our online pharmacy for a wide selection of oral health products, or get in touch with us at 262-253-2255 to learn more about keeping your pet’s teeth in tip-top shape!