Professional Dental Cleaning Oral ATP

What to expect at our veterinary hospital in Columbus OH when your pet has a professional dental cleaning.

What is involved in the professional dental cleaning at our hospitals?

Each Oral Assessment, Treatment, and Prevention (Oral ATP) visit has ten separate steps:

  1. General exam before anesthesia, pre-operative organ testing
  2. Oral exam under anesthesia
  3. Gross calculus removal
  4. Subgingival (below the gumline) scaling, root planing, curettage where indicated
  5. Tooth polishing
  6. Irrigation
  7. Post cleaning exam and dental x-rays to evaluate the areas below the gum line
  8. Dental charting to create a treatment plan
  9. Therapy if necessary
  10. No-fee follow up appointment to see how well you are performing home care.

What's Next

  • 1

    Call us or schedule an appointment online.

  • 2

    Meet with a doctor for an initial exam.

  • 3

    Put a plan together for your pet.