Dental Care for Pets

Jan 25, 2018

Dental Care & Anesthesia

By Dr . Joi Sutton|2023-09-21T09:33:01-04:00Updated: January 25th, 2018|Pet Care, Pet Dental Care, Pet Newsletter|3 Comments

My regular readers know that I place high value on dental care for pets, particularly diabetic pets. Any infection (including infection in a pet's mouth) can cause insulin resistance. In general, oral disease can cause systemic health issues, bad breath (which can affect your relationship with the pet) and something clients don't necessarily consider: pain.

Feb 23, 2012

Dental Health Month for Pets

By Dr . Joi Sutton|2018-05-15T16:46:31-04:00Updated: February 23rd, 2012|Pet Care, Pet Dental Care, Pet Newsletter|1 Comment

Dental health is an important aspect of our pets' health care, particularly for diabetics. February is Dental Month in the veterinary world. Many clinics will offer 5 percent off of their dental prophylaxis prices. I've long suspected that this is because people have overspent during the holidays and are afraid of what they owe the tax man in April!

Jan 19, 2012

CET Chews For Your Pet’s Dental Health Needs

By Dr . Joi Sutton|2016-12-29T11:43:03-05:00Updated: January 19th, 2012|Pet Care, Pet Dental Care, Pet Diabetes, Pet Diet & Nutrition, Pet Newsletter|0 Comments

It is very important to maintain good oral hygiene in our diabetic pets. Infection of any sort can result in insulin resistance, and oral infection is a common cause of insulin resistance. If only we could get our little furry friends to brush and floss! Alas, it ain’t gonna happen.


Jan 12, 2012

Pet Dental Care Tips

By Dr . Joi Sutton|2023-09-28T10:42:33-04:00Updated: January 12th, 2012|Dental Health, Pet Care, Pet Dental Care, Pet Diabetes, Pet Newsletter|0 Comments

Oftentimes the task of having a diabetic pet can seem overwhelming. You have to give insulin injections at particular times, buy special food, and monitor the blood glucose… The list goes on. You think, “Seriously? You want me to brush my pet’s teeth, too?!?!” Well, yes! It is important to care for your diabetic pet’s teeth […]

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