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X-Rays Dental Teeth Cleaning Your Philly Vet Art City Vets Philadelphia


Dentistry is an important component of overall health and quality of life. Our veterinary hospital provides services for routine dental cleaning, as well as more extensive care for extractions and tumor removals.

Veterinary dental disease is often known as a “silent” disease. We at Art City Vets, recommend annual dental examinations and preventative dental cleanings for both dogs and cats. Dental disease can lead to infections, discomfort or pain, decreased quality of life and more serious health issues.

Veterinary Dental Dentistry Philadelphia

DENTAL RADIOGRAPHY is one of the most important diagnostic tools available. It allows us to visualize the internal anatomy of the teeth,  tooth roots, and the bone that surrounds the roots.

Dental x-rays assist in the diagnosis of many hidden conditions that may otherwise go undiagnosed including: fractured or broken roots, cysts, tooth decay, early tumors, or abscessed teeth.

Periodontal disease can be staged and addressed by examining the dental x-rays for bone loss around tooth roots. Please CLICK HERE to read our importance of dental health blog, written by veterinarian and hospital owner, Dr. Edward Aller.

Thorough dental evaluation and xrays are done on anesthetized animals.

Dental Spotlight

Watch Dr. Tassoni's spotlight on PHL17 on the importance of pet dental care. 

Dentistry FAQs

How long does it take for a dog to recover from a tooth extraction?

The recovery period for tooth extraction in dogs can vary depending on the complexity of the procedure and the dog's overall health. In general, it may take a few days to a couple of weeks for full recovery. Your vet will provide specific post-operative care instructions.

Is dental surgery painful for dogs?

Dental surgery can be uncomfortable for dogs, but veterinarians use anesthesia and pain management to minimize discomfort during and after the procedure.

How much does a tooth extraction for dogs cost?

The cost of a tooth extraction for dogs can vary widely depending on factors like location, the complexity of the extraction, and any additional dental work needed. It's best to consult your veterinarian for a customized estimate for your pet.

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