Island Hammock Pet Hospital®
and Boarding Villa

Veterinarians serving the Upper Keys, Key Largo, Islamorada, Tavernier and Ocean Reef

Island Hammock Pet Hospital®
and Boarding Villa

Veterinarians serving the Upper Keys, Key Largo, Islamorada, Tavernier and Ocean Reef

Oral and Periodontal Examination

  • Common problems associated with poor oral health
    • Tooth Decay
    • Gingivitis (inflammation of the gums)
    • Periodontitis (inflammation and infection of the ligaments and bones that support the teeth)

     

  • Poor oral health causes discomfort and pain to the pet 
    • Loose teeth, tooth decay, Gingivitis and Periodontitis is painful for animals, not just humans. 
    • A painful mouth makes it harder to eat and reduces quality of life
    • Imposes unnecessary cost to the owner


  • Poor oral health left untreated can lead to other ailments
    • Oral infections spread via the bloodstream to the heart and other vital organs
    • Can damage vital organs and cause premature failure


  • Tooth Decay, Gingivitis and Periodontal disease can be prevented
    • Annual Oral Examinations & Teeth Cleanings (Dental Procedure)
    • Guardian provided cleanings at home brushing
    • Guardian provided therapeutic chewable treats and additives to food and/or water

 

Before the teeth cleaning and polishing


After the teeth cleaning and polishing