Wellness exams are recommended every 6 months as our pets age, or more frequently for chronic disease.
For some conditions, early detection may help improve outcome, or prolong a more comfortable quality of life.
For other conditions, routine monitoring, such as blood work, is important to help gauge progression of disease and whether other treatment options may be appropriate.
Our doctors make every effort to preserve as many teeth as possible. However, extractions are necessary when decay has made the tooth unsalvageable or when you have an advanced periodontal disease.