Frequently Asked Questions about Animal Dentistry

When are Dental Extractions Required? Dental extractions in pets are performed when a tooth is severely damaged or diseased and cannot be saved through other means. Some of the most common reasons wh...
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Our approach to dental care

We care about your pet's teeth and gums! We're here to talk about all things dental. In the first post in this series, we talked about why dental health in our pets is so important. In this edition, ...
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We care about dental disease in your pet - here's why!

August is Dental Month! We're here to talk about all things dental. You may want to know more about the options available in small animal dentistry. You may want to know why we're harping on dental h...
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Is Pet Insurance Worth It?

As a pet owner, you want to provide the best care for your furry friend. However, unexpected illnesses or accidents can quickly add up in veterinary bills, leaving you with a hefty financial burden. T...
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The cost of living crisis and veterinary care

Updated: 27/10/23 Life is tough for everyone at the moment. Rising interest rates have placed significant pressure on family budgets and we know that unexpected veterinary bills can be stressful at t...
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I smell a happy pet

As pet owners, we always want the best for our furry friends. From high-quality food to regular exercise, we do everything we can to keep them healthy and happy. But did you know that aromatherapy can...
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How we make coming to the vet a good experience for you and your pet

At Nelson Bay Vet, our top priority is the health and well-being of your pets. That's why we are excited to use fear-free handling techniques to make your pet's visit as stress-free as possible. Fear-...
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What should I feed my dog or cat?

Updated: 26/10/23 The best diet for dogs and cats is a polarising topic! Ultimately, as veterinarians, it is our job to give you the best recommendation, based on our knowledge of your unique circums...
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Protection from infectious diseases

Vaccinations are incredibly useful in animal health, and we rely on them to:  Protect animals from various diseases, Reduce the risk of infection and spreading of disease to other animals, Improv...
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Laser therapy

Laser therapy is a non-invasive treatment where specific wavelengths of light stimulate healing and reduce pain and inflammation. At Nelson Bay Vet, we use it to treat a variety of conditions, such as...
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Thermal Imaging

Thermal, or infrared imaging, is a diagnostic tool that allows us to detect and display heat patterns. In our pets, thermal imaging helps us detect inflammation or injury by identifying areas of incre...
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