Mercer Island Veterinary Clinic
2448 76th Ave SE Suite 102 | Mercer Island, WA 98040

(206) 232-0333
M-S 7:30am-6pm, Sun Closed


Did you know…

Dental Health Facts for our 4-legged companions:

  • Did you know that dogs and cats need regular dental check-up's and teeth cleaning's, just like humans? According to the American Veterinary Dental Society, more than 80 percent of dogs and 70 percent of cats develop gum disease by the age of three years.

  • Would you know if your pet was in dental pain? Most pets with painful dental conditions do not show clinical signs that are obvious to the owner, but this does not mean that they are not feeling pain. Schedule an appointment with us today to see how we can help!

  • Your dog's teeth should appear white, bright and smooth. If you notice cracking in their enamel, it could indicate a bigger problem than mere unsightliness. Let us help your pet by scheduling an appointment with us today!

  • Did you know? Enamel forms on canine teeth during puppyhood, reaching completion by the time the animal is 3 months old.

  • Most dog owners have not taken a good look inside their dog’s mouth. Read the article below to learn how to manage your dog's oral hygiene and keep them healthy!

  • Bacteria is everywhere, but when they get under your dog’s gums in the form of plaque this can lead to gum disease, the most common dental condition that occurs in adult dogs. Learn how to look for the signs and the best treatment for your pet by clicking the link!

  • Did you know? More than 80 percent of pets three years or more of age have gingivitis. It develops earlier in life in toy breeds, and in general, affects dogs earlier in life than it does cats. Schedule an appointment with us today to see how we can help your pet!

  • Gums can be an often overlooked part of a dog’s mouth, but they are just as important to keep clean and healthy as your dog’s teeth. Learn more about what color your dog’s gums should be, gum problem to look out for and how to help your dog maintain his or her healthy gums by clicking the link!

  • Pet dentistry has become an established aspect of great veterinary care. And for good reason! One of the best things a pet owner can do to insure the overall health of their pet is to do routine checking of the teeth, gums and oral cavity.

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