why anesthesia-free dental cleaning is bad for cats and dogs

Why Anesthesia-Free Dental Cleanings are Bad for Your Pet

Written by: Judy Karnia, DVM A few years ago in a Dental Health Month blog, we briefly discussed the troubling use of anesthesia-free dentistry for pets. Since then, this procedure – also known as Nonprofessional Dental Scaling (NPDS) – has become increasingly popular with well-meaning owners who understand the importance of dental