What is involved in a veterinary dental cleaning at our hospital?

Our dental cleanings have fourteen separate steps:

General exam before anesthesia
Dental x-rays as needed
Exam under anesthesia
Gross calculus removal
Subgingival (below the gumline) scaling
Tooth polishing
Fluoride application
Post cleaning exam
Dental charting
Therapy if necessary
Home care instructions
Follow up appointment
Periodontal Disease