If something sounds too good to be true, it probably is! That is definitely the case with nonanesthetic dental cleanings. You may have seen these procedures advertised at pet stores and online. I am going to tell you why you must avoid them.
NONANESTHETIC DENTAL CLEANINGS ARE COSMETIC ONLY.
NONANESTHETIC DENTAL CLEANINGS DELAY THE DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF DENTAL DISEASE
NONANESTHETIC DENTAL CLEANINGS ARE A SOURCE OF STRESS AND ANXIETY FOR YOUR PET
NONANESTHETIC DENTAL CLEANINGS CAN CAUSE PAIN AND INJURY
SO WHY DO PET OWNERS USE NONANESTHETIC DENTAL SERVICES?
WHAT ARE THE RISKS AND BENEFITS OF DENTAL TREATMENT UNDER ANESTHESIA
THE BOTTOM LINE
The bottom line here is that you cannot cut corners when it comes to the treatment of dental disease in your pet. Do not waste your money on nonansethetic dental disease if your goal is to improve your pet’s quality of life.
Want more info? Here are links to some additional resources by dental specialists about the harms of nonanesthetic dentals: