Help! My pet has Odontoclastic Resorptive Lesions – what does that mean?

Posted Posted in General Pet Advice, Medical Discussions, Pet Dentistry

Odontoclastic Resorptive Lesions (ORLs also known as Tooth Resorptions TRs) can be a really difficult diagnosis to understand. If you have been told your pet has resorptive lesisons, you have probably also been given a lot of information to process. This page is designed to help you work understand the diagnosis and its’ implications. What […]

What are retained deciduous teeth?

Posted Posted in General Pet Advice, Pet Dentistry

The root of the deciduous teeth resorb in order for the teeth to become loose and fall out. This allows the permanent teeth to erupt normally.When deciduous (baby) teeth don’t fall out to make way for the permanent teeth, they are called retained deciduous teeth. Retained deciduous teeth should be extracted surgically soon after they […]

Additional ways to prevent dental disease in your pet.

Posted Posted in General Pet Advice, Pet Dentistry

“My pet WON’T let me clean their teeth!”“I don’t have the time to clean my pet’s teeth!” You’re right, you’re right. Every pet is different and some pets just WILL NOT allow you to clean their teeth. Even with our fancy step-by-step guide. Don’t despair and give up! Anything is better than nothing.  Every little […]

How to clean your pet’s teeth

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(A step-by-step guide for the reluctant pet… or owner!) Wouldn’t it be great if your pet had opposable thumbs and cleaned their own teeth? You’d save so much in vet bills, their breath wouldn’t stink, they’d make less mess eating, and be less fussy with their food.Life would be bliss! Firstly, lets get the bad […]