Please note: We will be closing at 5 pm on Monday, January 30th.

Our Service

Pet Dental Care

Cumberland Animal Clinic offers a full range of pet dentistry services to keep your pet happy and healthy for years to come. This includes dental examinations, dental extractions, and oral surgery, as well as preventative home care instructions for keeping your pet’s teeth clean and healthy.

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Pet Dental Care

The good news is that your pet’s dental health may be improved in a number of ways, including at-home brushing, dental chews, and—most importantly—regular oral exams with your veterinarian.

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Pet Dental Care

Your pet needs good oral care, just as you do. Though it’s often overlooked, routine and preventive dental care is vital to your pet’s long-term health and happiness. If neglected long enough, tartar buildup on teeth and under gums can cause bacterial overgrowth and periodontal disease which can lead to heart, lung and kidney disease. Some indications that your pet may be long overdue for a thorough dental exam may include bad breath, loose or discolored teeth, difficulty eating, red or swollen gums, oral sensitivity, drooling or bleeding from the mouth, irritability, lack of appetite and weight loss. Become familiar with your pet’s mouth and you’ll know when something’s amiss. The good news is that gum disease can be stopped before it starts with regular preventive dental care.

Many owners are understandably nervous about the idea of their pet undergoing anesthesia. Rest assured, we want your pet to be safe, healthy and happy. Prior to performing any dental procedure, we assess the relative risk of anesthesia by conducting a full physical examination and by completing and evaluating pre-anesthetic bloodwork. 

A complete dental cleaning under anesthesia allows us to scale under the gumline, probe for abscessed pockets, and extract teeth if necessary. During the dental procedure, a technician will continuously monitor your pet’s vital signs, including ECG, blood pressure and oxygen levels. A comprehensive cleaning process includes:

  • Scaling teeth to remove tartar and plaque
  • Thorough check under the gum line for signs of periodontal disease
  • Potential extractions
  • Digital Dental X-rays
  • Polishing of teeth
  • Application of treatment to prevent future tartar buildup

After your pet’s dental procedure we recommend that you implement a regular brushing routine to maintain your pet’s oral health. Brush your pet’s teeth daily (ideally) to several times per week and give your pet a dental hygiene chew every other day.  Our friendly, knowledgeable technicians can demonstrate proper dental techniques and help you choose the most effective dental products for your pet.

Veterinary Services

Below are all of the veterinary services we offer at Cumberland Animal Clinic.

Pet Wellness and Preventative Health Care

Pet Digital Radiology

Pet Dental Care

Pet End of life Counseling and Palliative Care

Pet Microchipping

Pet Ultrasound

Pet Nutritional Counseling

Pet House Call services

Pet Diagnostic Laboratory Services

Pet Surgical Services 

Pet Behavior Counseling

Pet In-house Pharmacy