Nova’s owner rescued her and brought her to Jarrettsville Veterinary Center in February, 2019 for a new patient exam. She was doing well overall except the veterinarian noted that she had severe plaque on some of her teeth, and mild plaque on others. Her owner scheduled her for a follow-up dental cleaning.
Dental disease; severe tartar buildup with some compromised teeth requiring extraction.
Nova received a Stage 1 scale and polish and had 4 teeth extracted.
Here is an itemized list of procedures:
Pre-op blood chemistry screening/CBC $60
Anesthesia, additional 30 minutes $45
Scale and polish stage 1 $75
IV catheter placement $40
IV fluids $50
Fluid pump $25
Propoflo induction $60
Dental suture $24
Extraction with flap $95
Tooth extraction, 2 root (3 teeth) $120
Convenia #15 (injectable antibiotic) $50
Rimadyl injection 50mg/mL (analgesic/pain relief) $17.20
TOTAL COST: $786.20
Nova’s story is shared with permission from her owner.
This story was compiled by Suzanne Cannon on behalf of Jarrettsville Veterinary Center.
Nova did really well and recovered uneventfully from her dental procedure.