Animal Specialty Center

Prosthodontics

Our animal hospital offers prosthodontics as part of our extensive veterinary dentistry services. Prosthodontics is a specialty in dentistry that deals with restoration of fractured or worn teeth. Dogs are notorious for chewing on substances that can cause excessive tooth wear--such as cage bars, wood, rocks, balls, hard chew toys, etc. Over time, this excessive tooth wear can cause a tooth to become more prone to fracture and/or painful root exposure.

Teeth that are worn can be restored with crown therapy or composite restorations. Titanium silver is the most common material used for crown therapy due to its strength and durability. Crowns are used to completely cap or partially cover a worn tooth to protect the tooth from fracturing. Previously fractured teeth may also benefit from crowns to make them stronger and eliminate the need for removal. Ask our veterinarian if you think prosthodontics may be right for your pet.
 

Departments

Dentistry
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General Practice

We have over 600 animal hospitals in 41 states and 4 Canadian provinces that are staffed by more than 3,000 fully-qualified, dedicated and compassionate veterinarians, with more than 400 being board-certified specialists.

The nationwide VCA family of general practice hospitals give your pet the very best in medical care, providing a full range of general medical and surgical services as well as specialized treatments such as wellness, spay/neuter, advanced diagnostic services (MRI/CT Scan), internal medicine, oncology, ophthalmology, dermatology, cardiology, neurology, boarding, and grooming. Services may vary by location.

Our family of pet hospitals stands out by delivering the greatest resources in order provide the highest quality care available for your pets. By maintaining the highest standards of pet health care available anywhere, we emphasize prevention as well as healing. We provide continuing education programs to our doctors and staff and promote the open exchange of professional knowledge and expertise. And finally, we have established a consistent program of procedures and techniques, proven to be the most effective in keeping pets healthy.

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Emergency Care

FOR PET MEDICAL EMERGENCIES,
ANIMAL SPECIALTY CENTER IS LOCATED AT:

9 ODELL PLAZA, YONKERS, NY 10701
TEL: 914-457-4000

Click here for directions to our location.

Animal Specialty Center is a fully-equipped 24/7/365 emergency hospital serving communities in and surrounding lower Westchester. If you suspect your pet may be having a medical crisis, we have a staff of top veterinarians, technicians and client care specialists prepared to handle all pet medical emergencies.

Our Emergency and Critical Care units can assist in all of the following situations requiring immediate medical attention: Auto accidents, traumatic injuries (fractures, bites, burns, lacerations, wounds), respiratory emergencies (choking, difficulty breathing), vomiting, diarrhea, difficulty urinating/defecating, shock, loss of consciousness, dizziness, staggering, tremors, seizures, paralysis, toxic reactions, poison ingestion, labor and delivery problems, blood in urine or feces, swollen, hard, painful abdomen, heatstroke.

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