Veterinary Dental Care Northfield Illinois
Terry Animal Hospital knows that ongoing preventative dental care is an important component of your pet’s ability to live longer, healthier, and happier lives. Our complete oral assessment and treatment (C.O.H.A.T.) focuses on identifying and preventing periodontal disease, as well as, gingivitis. Once evaluated, we recommend dental prophylaxis when appropriate. Terry Animal Hospital has proudly been providing pet dental care to Northfield Illinois residents for over 60 years!
For A Dental Exam and Wellness Appointment Call Us today at:
Dog & Cat Dental Exams
The veterinary staff at Terry Animal Hospital will look for signs of oral and periodontal disease during the initial dental exam. Periodontal disease is a serious infection that can damage your pet’s teeth and gums, and even cause internal organ infection and additional health problems. Signs of oral disease include; swollen or inflamed gums, discolored teeth, evidence of tarter buildup, loose teeth, bad breath, and tumors.
Symptoms to Look For – As your pet continues to age we recommend keeping an eye out for the following symptoms of dental issues. If you do notice any of these symptoms call us for an appointment right away:
– Discomfort While Chewing – Irritated or Bleeding Gums – Difficulty Swallowing
– Worse than Normal Breath – Excessive drooling or Pawing at the Mouth
Additional Veterinary Dental Procedures Available
- Complete Oral Health Assessment
- Prophylactic Cleaning of Teeth
- Periodontal Treatment
- Digital Radiography
- Oral Surgery
- Endodontic Treatment Including Root Canal Therapy
*all dental procedures are done under general anesthesia
Frequently Asked Questions
During your visits with our veterinary staff at Terry Animal Hospital we strive to always keep pet owners well informed by means of ongoing communication. Whether you are a new client or a long standing client with our animal hospital, feel free to reach out to us with your pet related questions. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions we receive.
What Are Your Office Hours?
Monday 8:00 am – 5:30 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am – 5:30 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am – 5:30 pm
Thursday 8:00 am – 5:30 pm
Friday 8:00 am – 5:30 pm
Saturday 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
What Animals Do You Treat
Our Veterninarians are available to treat most companion animals, including: dogs, cats, small mamamals, small reptiles and birds.
We commonly treat: Gerbils, Guinea Pigs, Ferrrets, Snakes, Lizards, Parrots and more.
Do You Offer Microchipping
Yes, at Terry Animal hospital we highly recommend having your dogs and cats microchipped. Michrochipping can help in the recovery of your pet in the event that they are ever lost or stolen.
Can You Assist with Unwanted Behaviors
We are happy to offer Pet Behavior Counseling to our pet familys. In extreme cases we can refer you to specialists for your particular needs.
Common Pet Behavioral Problems:
- Agression toward other animals or people.
- Seperation Anxiety
- Thunderstorm or loud noice phobias
- Excessive barking, digging, jumping,etc