Gum Disease

Moderate gingivitis at the upper 4th premolar tooth in a cat with slight calculus.

This shows mostly healthy gums around the upper incisor teeth in a dog.

BEFORE: Heavy calculus still present after some was removed prior to taking X-rays.

X-ray of right lower premolar teeth showing bone loss, with complete bone loss at the 1st premolar (tooth to the left).

X-ray of lower right 1st and 2nd molars showing horizontal bone loss and missing 3rd molar.

AFTER: After periodontal therapy including some extractions showing a much healthier mouth.

Greyhound with severe horizontal bone loss secondary to periodontal disease.