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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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Dental Spotlight: Molly

Molly was close to 6 months old when she came to us for her pre-operative bloodwork for her spay procedure. At that time we noted that she had retained several baby teeth. In dogs and cats all baby teeth should have fallen out and been replaced by their permanent teeth by 6 months of age. Smaller breeds and brachycephalic dog breeds have a tendency to retain baby teeth.

On the day of her surgery we were able to fully assess her mouth once under anesthesia. She had lost one more baby tooth, but was still presenting with a total of 12 baby teeth, some without a permanent replacement tooth peeking through her gums. We obtained full mouth dental radiographs to look for non erupted adult teeth.

As it turns out Molly was 5 permanent teeth short, meaning the baby tooth was not a placeholder for a permanent tooth and was not going to be pushed out and replaced as it would normally happen. Since these baby teeth are not expected to last for a long time, they lead to gum disease and decay when not extracted. Surgical intervention was required to remove all retained baby teeth.

Molly recovered beautifully from her procedures. Within a few weeks the remaining permanent teeth appeared. She is doing splendid!

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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

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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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