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Cottonwood Animal Hospital

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6360 S Highland Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84121
Phone: (801) 278-0505
Fax: (801) 277-9369

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Pet Dental Care from Our Salt Lake City Veterinarians

At Cottonwood Animal Hospital, our Salt Lake City vets provide a wide range of veterinary services to pets in the following areas of town: Cottonwood Heights, Midvale, Murray, and Sandy. In addition to pet emergency services and routine wellness care, we also provide pet dental care to protect your beloved pet's oral health. If it's been more than a couple years since your pet's last dental exam and/or cleaning, now is a great time to schedule an appointment with us.

dog getting teeth brushed during pet dental services with a veterinarian in Salt Lake City

The Importance of Regular Pet Dental Care

There are many reasons as to why regular pet dental care is so important. For starters, your pet's oral health can be closely linked to his or her cardiovascular health. For example, did you know that pets with gum disease are also more likely to have heart disease or other heart problems? 

Furthermore, when you bring your pet in for routine dental care, you can make sure that your pet isn't suffering from oral health problems. During a routine dental exam, we'll take a close look at not just your pet's teeth, but the gums and other areas of the mouth as well. If necessary, we can also perform dental X-rays, which can often catch underlying problems that may not otherwise be visible.

In addition to regular exams, occasional dental cleanings are the best way to remove plaque and tartar build-up from below and above your pet's gum line, which can reduce his or her risk of developing tooth decay and gum disease while also working to freshen breath.

Services Include:

  • Dental Exam
  • Teeth Cleaning
  • Dental X-Rays
  • Tooth Extraction
  • Root Canals
  • Crowns

Common Pet Dental Problems

Unfortunately, our veterinarian sees and treats a wide range of dental problems on a regular basis. Tooth decay is one of the most common problems we see, as pets who don't receive regular cleanings are very susceptible to cavities. Over time, these cavities can develop into painful and dangerous infections known as tooth abscesses. We also routinely see and diagnose cases of gum disease in pets. Pets with gum disease suffer from inflamed gums that bleed easily. Over time, gum disease can also lead to infections underneath the gum line that cause permanent tooth loss, rendering your pet unable to chew dry food and requiring pets to go on a special diet.

Schedule Your Pet's Dental Appointment with Our Salt Lake City Vet Today

If it's been awhile since your pet's last dental appointment, please schedule on with our Salt Lake City veterinarian at your earliest convenience. We have appointment openings on weekends and even holiday hours to suit your schedule.

Contact Cottonwood Animal Hospital today at (801) 278-0505 to schedule your pet's appointment!

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$15 off for new clients first exam .

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We have tried several other vets in the area and always end up going back to Cottonwood. So now we go to them first. Everyone there is so nice and so helpful. We are very happy with them and will continue to bring our loved ones to them first.

- Salt Lake City, UT

Pet Emergency Room Hours

Located at Our Office:

Monday 7:00pm 8:00am
Tuesday 7:00pm 8:00am
Wednesday 7:00pm 8:00am
Thursday 7:00pm 8:00am
Friday 7:00pm 8:00am
Saturday 5:00pm 8:00am
Sunday 8:00am 8:00am

Cottonwood Animal Hospital Hours

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Our hospital is staffed by doctors and nurses 24 hours per day, every day of the year.


Cottonwood Animal Hospital
6360 S Highland Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84121
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  • Phone: (801) 278-0505
  • Fax: (801) 277-9369
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