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It’s Dental Month!

Those of you who have been coming to OHVH for a while know (or should know!) that every February the veterinary community celebrates Pet Oral Health Month. Just like with us humans, your furry friend’s oral health plays a huge part in their health overall. Keeping your pet’s mouth healthy in turn helps to keep other organs (like the heart) functioning well. Regular check ups with a veterinarian, along with brushing at home, help keep Fluffy in tip top shape. That’s right…we said it….brushing at home. ┬áDun dun dun… If the thought of brushing your pet’s teeth is enough to cause nightmares don’t worry! Just give us a call and we will be happy to set you up with an appointment with one of our awesome technicians who will demonstrate how it’s done. Along with brushing at home, professional cleanings are needed, on average, yearly. Ever heard of a COHAT? It stands for Comprehensive Oral Health Assessment and Treatment. During this procedure, the doctor will preform a thorough oral exam, including full mouth x-rays to help get the full picture of your pet’s mouth. What is visible to the eye is just the tip of the iceberg. Your pet’s teeth will also be scaled and polished, so they come home with fresh breath and pearly whites. Give us a call today to discuss your pet’s oral health. All dental procedure’s scheduled for February will get a nice discount!

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