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Veterinary Dentistry

Pet Dentistry & Oral Surgery at VESH

Veterinary dental care in Wichita, KS

Veterinary dentistry is a crucial aspect of caring for your pet’s health. Our animal dental specialists focus largely on preventative care, but can help with any health issues related to the mouth, teeth, and gums. If you have been referred to our animal dental specialists or if you would like to make an appointment, please click below.

Animal Dental Services

Dr. Doug Winter of Veterinary Emergency and Specialty Hospital of Wichita provides advanced dentistry services to maintain and care for your pet's oral health. Dental disease is the No. 1 health condition affecting pets today. More than 85 percent of dogs and cats over 2 years of age are afflicted with periodontal disease, an infection resulting from a buildup of plaque and tartar around the gum line.

Routine checkups and dental cleaning can help prevent mouth-related health issues such as periodontal diseases, which are common in both dogs and cats. In addition to teeth cleaning, our veterinarians provide the following services:

  • Dental surgery

  • Removal of teeth

  • Gum disease treatment and prevention

  • Mouth-related genetic defect treatment

Oral Surgery

Dr. Winter has completed advanced training in periodontal surgery and treatment, endodontic therapy, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthodontics, restorative dentistry, and dental radiology technique and interpretation. The health and comfort of your pet is of utmost importance. We will work closely with your primary care veterinarian to provide excellent immediate and long-term care for your pet’s mouth.

What to Expect

Dr. Doug Winter of Veterinary Emergency and Specialty Hospital of Wichita provides advanced dentistry services to maintain and care for your pet's oral health. Dental disease is the No. 1 health condition affecting pets today.

Our veterinarians have a wide array of methods and tools at their disposal to diagnose and treat any mouth-related health issues that may occur in animals. Whether you are visiting us for a routine checkup or a more specific and pressing issue, our staff is here to help. The list below details procedures that we regularly employ to provide comprehensive dental care.

  • Lab evaluations and blood work: Our team utilizes diagnostic tools to quickly determine the specific health problem that your pet is facing. We also look for any underlying issues that may have been missed by your regular veterinarian. 

  • Dental X-ray imaging: We provide advanced imaging services to accurately assess mouth-related health issues in your pet.

  • General anesthesia: All animals require anesthesia for routine dental cleaning as well as for more specialized procedures. Our dental team is qualified to safely administer anesthesia to a variety of pets.

  • Medication: Your pet may require medication to treat ongoing or acute symptoms. Veterinary Emergency & Specialty Hospital can prescribe medications and fill prescriptions to treat your pet.

Qualified & Compassionate Dental Care

Our veterinary dentists are highly trained experts in their field. After attending 4 years of veterinary school, our specialists spend up to 6 additional years studying underneath experienced animal dental practitioners. At Veterinary Emergency & Specialty Hospital, we are committed to providing the highest level of care possible to you and your pet. To learn more about our expert veterinary dental team, click below.