"Is it necessary to bring my pet in for a dental?" Yes! Poor pet dental hygiene can lead to a host of other problems for your pet, many of which are preventable.
Unfortunately, It's not unusual for us here at A2AH to encounter some really extreme cases of pet dental neglect. We see it all too often and the reasons for it vary. Many pet owners simply don't realize that a pet with poor dental hygiene will end up costing them a lot more money, especially if extractions are required, than regular dental cleanings.
According to the American Veterinary Dental Society 85% of adult pets have periodontal disease—the most common disease in dogs and cats. Fortunately, it’s simple and easy to treat...but not all veterinary dental protocols are created equal. This article lists how Ann Arbor Animal Hospital is different than many other veterinary dental providers.