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Anesthesia

Anesthesia is a state of unconsciousness that is needed to keep your pet still and calm during an oral assessment, teeth cleaning, dental X-rays, and treatment.

KEY FACTS
  • Anesthesia is performed with the same medications, monitoring, and support that we humans receive at the hospital.
  • This includes a pre-anesthetic examination and testing, patient monitoring, IV fluids, warmth, and monitored recovery.
  • Pain management is a priority and medications are used before, during and after the procedure for pet comfort and optimal healing.
  • We use individualized anesthetic protocols based on the pets age, type of procedure and health status. We have protocols for pets with heart disease, kidney disease, liver disease, and diabetes.

QUICK LOOK

Multi-parameter anesthetics monitor
Multi-parameter anesthetics monitor.

Dental nurse monitoring the patient
A dental nurse monitoring the patient, using an anesthetic chart recording vital parameters into the patient’s record.


Learn more by viewing or downloading “Keys to Schedule Safe Anesthesia“.

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