That dentist fresh feeling!

Enjoying some cuddles from Chris, Abby visited our team earlier this month to have her pearly whites cleaned. Of all breeds, Greyhounds in particular are notorious for having dental disease, something Dr Kunal knows all too well having two greys of his own.

During Abby’s initial mouth examination, Dr Kunal found that she had grade 3 dental disease as well as a dental sinus. A dental sinus is an abnormal channel that drains from a longstanding dental abscess associated with either a necrotic or dead tooth.

Above: Abby’s teeth before her dental procedure.

Now we don’t go pulling teeth out willy-nilly; we confirm the extent of the damage and assess the viability of a tooth before extraction. In Abby’s case, the use of dental x-rays helped us to confirm that this tooth required removal as there was a significant amount of bone loss.

Above: Abby’s dental x-ray showing tooth decay and bone loss in the same tooth the sinus was appearing above.

After confirming that the tooth needed to go, Dr Kunal carefully extracted the decaying tooth and stitched up the gum with dissolvable sutures. The rest of Abby’s teeth were scaled using an ultrasonic scaler and polished leaving her mouth looking bright and white!

Above: Abby’s teeth after the tooth extraction and professional scale and polish.

Her breath was now smelling fresh and Abby was feeling so much better! She visited us for her 7 day recheck and was back to her happy, go lucky self once again!

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    I highly recommend Lynbrook Vet from the front desk, nurses & vets you are all absolutely amazing! They have looked after our neally 13yr old Chloe girl from the moment she walked in the door today for her bloods and endoscopy and the … More communication via phone and text is like no other! Chloe has never had this kind of special treatment before and she’s been to a lot of vets since she was a puppy.Thank you Dr Alina and team for everything
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    I cannot recommend this vet clinic enough! I recently took my cat in for castration surgery and the whole experience was fantastic. The staff was incredibly caring and attentive, and they kept me updated with cute messages throughout each … More step of the process. I felt well-informed and confident that my cat was in good hands. I am so grateful for the excellent care they provided and will definitely be returning for any future pet needs. Thank you for everything!
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    Experiencing my little dog's first surgery, we encountered an amazing veterinary team. From the receptionist to the nurses and the doctor, they kept us updated after each check-up. They even sent text messages in the voice of my dog, … More which made it feel like the messages were actually from him. I eagerly awaited each one.From the first phone call, Chris encouraged me, saying I was doing a great job as a pet owner and The second time he saw me carrying my dog alone, he sat down beside us, gently petting my dog and reassuring me that they would take great care of him.Besides the professional attitude, I could truly feel their love for pets. Their genuine care for my dog went beyond mere professional duty; it felt like he was treating my dog as his own.Life is full of unexpected events, but within these surprises, we often find warmth and love.

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