Ultrasonic scaling

The use of vibrations to remove calculus (tartar) that is above the gingiva (gums). The scaling tip, which vibrates at high frequency, is cooled by water. This procedure is performed as part of a dental cleaning, while the pet is under anesthesia.

Urinalysis

Analysis of a urine sample to diagnose disease using a variety of tests. The most common and significant substances found in the urine are protein, glucose, ketones, blood, red and white blood cells, crystals and casts. Certain tests can also be run to check the function of the kidneys.