Dog dental surgery is a rather disturbing topic for homeowners owing to the strong human-pet bond. However, in some unavoidable circumstances like difficult tooth extractions, dislocated teeth, oral tumor extraction, or nasal fistulae, palate defects, and jaw fracture management, the procedure has to be done.
Standards followed before, during and after surgery.
Specific surgical protocols must be followed
Assessment before surgery is done to verify the particulars of the surgery and do a physical examination of the dog. Physical exams include blood tests, documentation among others.
Surgical suits; these are meant to avoid infections and contamination of the wound. Sterilize the room and everything in it to prevent contaminating the wound.
Surgical attire; these are disposable and sterile masks and gloves worn by everyone involved in the surgery.
All equipment is sterilized and properly wrapped before every procedure. This ensures no infections arising from the equipment used.
Recovery of your pet after dog dental surgery
For your dog to heal fast and without any further complications, there are several things that you need to ensure you follow religiously such as:
Veterinary reviews even after the dog has healed are critical. We ensure that ourvet identifies any complications as soon as possible for immediate medical attention. Consult a reputable animal clinic in your area for pet health services as soon as you realize something is wrong with the procedure, or any other problem.
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