is for pet owners of both dogs and cats who do not want their pets
put under general anesthesia for teeth cleaning. Absolutely NO anesthesia
is used before or during our pet dental cleaning procedure.
Our goal is
to provide the highest quality alternative in dental cleaning for
your pet's teeth. Our customer satisfaction, combined with referrals
from veterinarians outside our practice, provide you with the assurance
that Waggin Smiles does indeed provide a superior service to you
and your pet in the Northern California San Francisco Bay area.
with California state law: We work under the supervision of a
Your pet will
first be examined by a licensed veterinarian at the beginning of
your pet's scheduled dental cleaning appointment. Our hygienist
will then place your pet comfortably in their lap or between their
legs to start the cleaning process. Our hygienists are specifically
trained in the handling of pets and are able to keep them calm through
the entire cleaning procedure. Your pet will be constantly praised,
reassured, and handled with utmost care. Due to our expertise in
the handling and care of dogs and cats, only a small percentage
of pets cannot be treated by our non-anesthetic teeth cleaning methods.
We find that most pets cooperate perfectly while undergoing our
recommend dental cleanings at 6 to 12 months intervals. Our recommendations
for dental cleanings are based on the level of gingivitis, tartar,
and plaque build-up.
have seen an increase in pet owner's awareness of dental disease
and how important it is to them to maintain a preventative care
plan to help protect their pet's teeth and gums. Our website contains
valuable information for you as a pet owner. Many of the most commonly
asked questions will be answered for you here at Facts
and Questions page.
recently posted an article on the benefits of anesthesia free
dental cleaning. It's worth reading. http://www.animalwellnessmagazine.com/articles/anesthesia-free-dentistry/
the Northern California San Francisco Bay Area