Dentist Carries Out Dental Check-Up on Polar Bear

 teeth health smile dentistWith the help of Yorkshire Wildlife Park rangers, vets and firefighters to lift the bear onto a makeshift operating table, a polar bear’s teeth were all checked for any problems.
Key takeaways:
– The dental checkup was necessitated after keepers in the park noted that a tooth, one canine, was of different color.
– The dental checkup of all the 42 teeth and an x-ray took about two hours.
– The procedure was well planned and the bear has made a full recovery and the findings showed nothing was amiss.
We could see that one of Victor´s canine teeth looked a slightly different colour to the rest of his teeth so we wanted to investigate and it was an opportunity to give him a full MOT.
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