Blog: Dental Care
The COHAT (Comprehensive Oral Health Assessment and Treatment) is a dental procedure performed on pets, particularly dogs and cats, to evaluate and treat dental issues. It involves a thorough examination of the oral cavity, including the teeth, gums, and other oral structures. The COHAT procedure is typically carried out by…
A dental examination to confirm that a dental cleaning is needed is the first step. Your veterinarian will review with you what procedures are likely required prior to the dental cleaning.
Plaque is a gummy substance that forms on the teeth within a few hours after a meal. Within 24 hours, plaque begins to harden by combining with salts that are present in the saliva.