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KVet Animal Care

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1 Gibralter Way
Greensburg, PA 15601
Phone: 724-216-5174
Fax: 724-216-5187

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Monday8:30am7pm
Tuesday8am7pm
Wednesday8am7pm
Thursday8am7pm
Friday8:30am4pm
Saturday9am12pm
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Curry, a 12 year old Domestic Shorthair, has been a patient of K.Vet Animal Care since 2014. He is a diabetic requiring insulin injections daily. Until recently his glucose levels were controlled with our treatment, but suddenly that changed. He became unregulated, meaning his blood sugar levels were consistently too high.

A common cause for diabetic patients to develop sugar regulation issues can be an underlying infection. Routine blood work and urinalysis were performed. No other abnormalities but high blood glucose and glucose in his urine were noted. During his physical exam, the source of the infection was found to be in his mouth! Severe and advanced dental disease with heavy calculus, gingivitis and halitosis were evident.

Curry was scheduled for his dental TEAM procedure. After comprehensive oral exam under anesthesia and dental radiographs multiple issues were identified. Curry was missing several tooth crowns (part of tooth visible in the mouth) but roots of those teeth had fractured and were retained inside his jaw. Several teeth showed resorptive lesions and enamel damage. Some had deep bifurcations between the tooth roots at the gum level, allowing our dental probe to go all the way through. These are commonly painful teeth, sensitive to cold and hot as well as pressure.

We performed oral surgery on Curry removing all debilitated teeth. He recovered easily and quickly and within a month after his dental TEAM procedure, his glucose curve was perfect again!

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It's amazing how wonderful Dr. K and the staff at K. Vet are. What a difference from what we've experienced in the past.

- J. / Greensburg, PA

Office Hours

DayOpenClosed
Monday8:30am7pm
Tuesday8am7pm
Wednesday8am7pm
Thursday8am7pm
Friday8:30am4pm
Saturday9am12pm
SundayClosedClosed

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Meet The Team "Dr. Alexandra Kintz-Konegger, DVM CVA, graduated from the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna, Austria in 2000. While in Veterinary School, she completed some of her clinical rotations at the Taiwan National University, Taipei. She also spent one summer in Pinnawella, Sri Lanka tending to elephants in an elephant orphanage." Read More

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