Non- Anesthetic Dental Cleaning

Many of us wonder why our pets have bad breath.  Due to the accumulation of plaque, tartar, and bacteria Periodontal Disease will start.  When a Non-Anesthetic Dental Cleaning procedure is done every 4-6 months it can prevent many problems that start to occur in your pets mouth. A Non-Anesthetic Dental Cleaning is a procedure that is used  to remove plaque and tartar from your pets teeth. This will help keep teeth clean and healthy throughout your pets life.  At the request of many of our clients, we decided to start offering Non-Anesthetic  Dental Cleanings (NAD) every Tuesday at Lollipaws. Please contact us to schedule your appointment. 


Benefits of NADS

  • Preventative measure for gingivitis, periodontal diseases, and other oral health complications.
  • No need for anesthesia, which eliminates the risk of complications.
  • A more  comfortable experience for your pet.
  • No medications needed.
  • Early detection and treatment of dental issues.
  • Cost-effective.

What is Canine
Periodontal Disease?

Canine periodontal disease is a bacterial infection caused by the accumulation of plaque and calculus. It begins as gingivitis, swollen and red gums that may bleed.Periodontitis indicates bone loss. As it progresses it may cause painful teeth and internal diseases.Canine Periodontal disease signs include bad breath, yellow-brown crust around gum line, bleeding gums, pain when eating , pawing at the mouth, change of chewing or eating habits, tooth loss and excessive drooling.

If your pet has any of the following medical conditions he/she may not be a candidate for Non-Anesthetic Dentals.

  • History of Back or Neck injuries/Surgery
    Heart Conditions
    Respiratory Conditions
    Uncontrolled Seizures
    Advanced Collapsed Trachea
    Advanced Periodontal Disease
    Ear infections
    Advanced Diabetes
    Behavioral Issues
    Advanced Periodontal Disease
    Upper Respiratory Viruses


What is Non-Anesthetic Dental Cleaning ?

What is Non-Anesthetic Dental Cleaning ?

A NAD(Non- Anesthetic Dental) is a maintenance based procedure that can provide routine oral care, keeping teeth clean, and is an effective way to remove plaque, tartar, and harmful bacteria from your pet’s mouth. A Non- Anesthetic Dental cleaning is a great way to keep your pet’s teeth and gums healthy without the use of anesthesia.

When should my dog start getting his teeth clean?

When should my dog start getting his teeth cleaned?

Dogs should have their first Non-Anesthetic Cleaning around one and a half
years of age. Certain breeds will need to have their first cleaning at 1 year of age.

How often does my pet need a Non-Anesthetic Dental Cleaning?

How often should my dog get a Non-Anesthetic Dental Cleaning (NAD)?

We recommend cleaning your dogs teeth every 6 months .
Certain breeds sometimes develop tartar at a faster rate, in those cases we
recommend every 3-4 months.

Is this procedure is safe?

If done by a trained professional this procedure is very safe. Our technicians all
have been trained at a certified school and hold a certificate from the State of
Florida, making us one of the few establishments that can claim this. We
create a comfortable, quiet atmosphere with aroma therapy and soft music to
make the experience as comfortable as possible.

How long does it take?

Non- Anesthetic Dental Cleaning procedure can take anywhere from 45-60 minutes, depending on the amount of calculus and tartar that has accumulated on the teeth. Our dental technician will provide you with estimated time after the oral examination.

for an Oral Exam

During the consultation we will do a through exam.

This is for us to determine if your pet is a good candidate for the procedure.
It is very important to disclose any previous medical problems your pet has had in the past. We also evaluate your pets behavior. Some pets become very nervous and anxious for this procedure, in those cases we will refer you to your regular vet for other options. If your pet has advanced Periodontal Disease we will also refer you to your veterinarian. There are also certain medical conditions that will prevent us from doing the procedure.

Your dental technician will go over the exam findings and let you know if anything is found during the consultation and exam.




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40-69 Pounds