All Caring Animal Clinic
Our Name Says It All .... All Caring
photos above are examples of severe dental tartar and
periodontal disease in dogs. The photo to the right is that
of a cat with severe tartar, periodontal disease, and gingival
On the right is another example of gingival
(Click on the image for a larger view.)
To the left
is an example of how allowing retained deciduous teeth to remain
can force the permanent teeth out of position resulting in severe
malocclusion. This dog also has an underbite that adds
to the problem.
On the right
is a photo of a common "slab" fracture found in the forth upper
premolar of dogs that like to chew on hard objects. This
tooth will require either extraction or endodontic therapy (root
canal with crown).
depicts a deep cavity in a tooth that otherwise appeared
To the right
is a stage 2 feline ondoclastic resorptive lesion (FORL).
These lesions often are not visible without a thorough dental
exam. (Click on the image for a larger view.)