Dental Polishing and Extraction Discharge Instructions

  • Your pet may be in pain for a few days due to the procedure. Use pain medication as directed but if the pain is excessive you should contact our office.
  • Feed your pet soft food for 2 weeks.
  • There may be sutures in the gums. They do not need to be removed. They will dissolve on their own.
  • Monitor for any pain, facial swelling or discharge.
  • Give the medication(s) as directed on the label. Antibiotics are important when we work with an animals teeth. Please give all antibiotics as directed until they are completely gone. If a pain medication was prescribed, it should be used as needed according to the label.
  • Your pet should have a recheck exam in 14 days. Please schedule an appointment.
  • Do not brush your pet’s teeth for 2 weeks.
  • If you have any questions or problems, please give us a call.