VCA Veterinary Care Animal Hospital and Referral Center

Prosthodontics

PROSTHODONTICS


Our animal hospital offers Prosthodontics as part of our extensive veterinary dentistry services. Prosthodontics is a specialty of dentistry that deals with implants and reconstruction. 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 through a process of prosthodontic implants. Crowns are the most common implant used. 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 veterinary dentistry specialists if you think prosthodontics may be right for your pet.
 

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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

VCA Veterinary Care Animal Hospital & Referral Center

9901 Montgomery NE

Albuquerque, NM  87111

505 296-2982

In Case of Emergency......

1.  Remain Calm.

2.  Call Your Family Veterinarian First.  If they are unavailable, call us at 505 296-2982.

3.  Tell us the nature of the problem.  We will give you instructions on how to handle your pet while enroute and give you directions to our hospital.

What is an Emergency?

Difficulty breathing

Unstoppable bleeding

Major trauma or injury

Shock

Inability to urinate or defecate

Heatstroke

Bloated or distended abdomen

Allergic reactions

Loss of balance, unconsciousness, or seizure

Eye injuries

Inability to deliver puppies or kittens

Poisoning

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