Dentistry

Do you shy away from kisses and close cuddles with your furry friend due to bad breath?

Contrary to popular belief, foul breath isn’t something that all pet owners simply must learn to live with. In fact, it’s probably a sign that your animal companion is in need of dental care. Without adequate attention, your pet’s mouth can become a haven for dangerous bacteria. Over time, these bacteria can spread through the bloodstream and cause a number of other serious health problems. Left untreated, dental disease can even shorten your loved one’s life. The good news is, with the right support, you can prevent all of this.

The professional dentistry services at Animal Hospital of Ashwaubenon are designed to provide all the care and attention needed for a lifetime of healthy smiles. We offer both routine, preventative care to keep plaque and tartar at bay, as well as advanced treatment for existing oral conditions. Whether you’re stopping in for an annual dental exam and cleaning, or your pet needs a tooth extracted, we’ve got you covered. Dental services include the use of safe, effective anesthetic and constant monitoring to ensure patient safety.

Some of the signs of dental disease in companion animals include, but are not limited to:

  • Bad breath
  • Excessive drooling
  • Dropping food
  • Sudden disinterest in chew toys
  • Loss of appetite
  • Swollen or painful face
  • Pawing at the mouth
  • Yellow, broken, loose or missing teeth
  • Gums that are red, swollen or bleeding

If your pet is exhibiting any of these things, it’s time to schedule an exam. We can determine what the problem is and address it quickly, improving the prognosis for your animal friend.

In addition to our professional dental care, we’ll also work closely with you to ensure that your pet’s teeth stay healthy and clean year-round. In between annual cleanings, it’s important that you’re brushing your companion’s teeth regularly. We recommend doing this at least three times a week, if not daily. Our experienced staff would be happy to offer demonstrations of the proper technique and give advice on various dental health products you can try.

You deserve to enjoy lots of close snuggles with your four-legged friend once again. The professional pet dentistry services at Animal Hospital of Ashwaubenon can help get you there!

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    • Kory Varner KriegerKory Varner Krieger

      Excellent staff and facility. Dr. Michele LaFond is fantastic. I like that the hospital is AAHA accredited. It makes me feel confident that my dog is receiving the best care possible. Thank you for the great service.

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    • Joelle MarkJoelle Mark

      Extremely personable staff! The techs truly love animals and the front desk workers always ask me how the visit was when I leave! The doctors are top notch as well; very caring and listen to what you are saying. I know my Piper’s health is their #1 priority!

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    • Sarah 'Adelbush' GiciusSarah 'Adelbush' Gicius

      We recently welcomed a new puppy into our family. Without hesitation we contacted Dr Gass to see our pet due to the compassionate, thorough care he gave our last dog. Dr Gass and his team have earned our complete trust — thank you for always going above and beyond! We highly recommend this clinic!

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    • Kristina WestergaardKristina Westergaard

      We have always had excellent care, got in for appointments when needed and very accommodating around my work schedule. I have gotten test results back quickly and appreciate getting the results via phone calls from Dr. Gass.

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    • Diane KayDiane Kay

      Asti, Matti loved and now Ozzy Loves Dr. Barker, Julie M. And the rest of the staff! Thank you for all you have done in the past and do now for me and my fur babies, you are the best!

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    • Jessi OlpJessi Olp

      My cat Milo is horrible at the vets office. We hav even had vets not be able to get close enough to examine him in the past. Animal Hospital of Ashwaubenon has been great about going out of their way to make sure Milo gets the care he needs without getting as anxious as he usually does. The extra effort is greatly appreciated by Milo AND me!

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    • Tim CarlsonTim Carlson

      Our family has been taking our 4 legged babies to this clinic since they've been open. I remember when they were in the brick building on the corner of Lombardi and Ridge Road. The staff there has always been spectacular, extremely kind and compassionate when our babies are hurt, sick or at the end of their life. Will continue to bring our babies there for the remainder of our days on this Earth.

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