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Veterinary Dental Care in Union & Westfield, NJ

Pet Dental Treatments 

At Westfield Veterinary Group, we take your pet’s oral health seriously. That’s because dental disease is the most common medical problem among adult dogs and cats. Bad breath, discolored teeth, red and swollen gums, and changes in eating habits can be signs of dental disease. Our dog and cat teeth cleaning service in Union and Westfield, NJ aim to prevent this debilitating disease from taking hold.

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Why Is Pet Dental Care So Important?

Dental disease alone isn’t the only problem. While it can affect your pet’s quality of life and make their favorite activities like eating and playing difficult and painful, there are also other problems it can cause. Left untreated, dental disease can lead to heart, kidney, and liver disease, due to bacteria from the mouth leaking into the bloodstream. That’s why our veterinarians recommend regular dental cleanings or other oral health treatments based on your pet’s condition.

At-Home Pet Dental Care

Your pet’s dental care doesn’t end at the hospital! Caring for your pet’s teeth at home is an important preventive measure that promotes good oral health and is a great way to bond with your pet.

Our staff can demonstrate how to brush your pet’s teeth at home. We also can provide recommendations for pet foods and treats that promote oral health. Together, we can create a dental plan that keeps your pet’s smile bright and healthy!

Protect your pet’s teeth with regular dental care. Schedule a professional dental cleaning by contacting us today.

What Your Neighbors Say About Us...

    “Their care of him and us was kind and compassionate. When we adopted our beloved hound dog about a year later, we chose WVG for her medical care and we have been thrilled with that decision.”

    Rev. Paula T.

    “The veterinarians are very knowledgeable and explain things with great detail and are caring. The staff is awesome as well.”

    Susan V.

    “Dr. Hubbard was AMAZING! She went over diagnostic options and answered all our questions. She helped me really understand what was going on with my baby and what the best course of action was for our baby. She was genuinely a very caring doctor and person.”

    Vicky H.

    “During COVID one of my dogs who is a senior dog got really sick diagnosis unknown however the doctor who treated her figured out the possible issue and 3 years later healthy as ever.”

    Xiomara S.

    “Great doctors all around. In particular, they are great about communicating with each other - so I can see any of the great doctors and they know what has been going on (which makes scheduling appointments a breeze as they're all good choices!)”

    Melissa B.

Safety in Every Procedure

We use human-grade scaling and polishing instruments, oral surgery equipment, and digital dental radiographs (X-rays) so that your pet receives the safest, most thorough dental care possible.

A complete dental procedure includes:

  • A complete oral exam. We’ll physically examine your pet’s oral cavity as well as perform digital dental X-rays to identify any problems beneath the gum line. We look for periodontal pockets, abnormal gum tissue, inflammation, oral growths, and other dental issues.
  • Thorough scaling (cleaning). We use ultrasonic and hand-scaling to remove plaque and tartar on teeth both above and below the gum line.
  • Polishing of each tooth. After scaling, we’ll polish each tooth to smooth the enamel and reduce the amount of future tartar and plaque build-up.
  • Extractions/oral surgery. If we detect abnormalities, we may need to perform oral surgery such as a biopsy of abnormal lesions or extraction of a tooth. We will fully discuss your pet’s options with you before we perform any procedure.
  • Pain medication when necessary. In the event we need to perform oral surgery, we will provide your pet with pain medication, so they wake from anesthesia with minimal discomfort. Additionally, we may apply an antibiotic gel to encourage healing of the gums.

While we can handle the majority of dental issues during a cleaning, in complex cases, your pet may need to be referred to a veterinary dental specialist.

What Makes union Different?

Union offers urgent & critical care, onsite diagnostic, hospitalized care (including ICU & Isolation), specialty referral consultations, exotic appointments, wellness and preventive services, surgery, dentistry, and goodbye services. The clinic has caring veterinarians that will provide the best possible care to every pet.

What makes Westfield Different?

Westfield offers wellness + preventive services, diagnostics, surgery, dentistry, rehabilitation, and goodbye services. 99% of the time we will fit you in the same day. The clinic has a large + diverse amount of services and caring veterinarians that will provide the best possible care to every pet. 

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