The World Of Animal Dentistry

Dr. Sam Smiley of Dublin, Ohio had been practicing dentistry for thirteen years when he received a fateful call from the Columbus Zoo.  Because a 350 pound gorilla was not eating well, Smiley was asked if he’d perform a dental exam to see if it may be the problem. He agreed and this began his career in animal dentistry began.

In this entertaining interview with Dr. Smiley, you will read the answers to questions like what a typical appointment from start to finish is like and also which animal was his favorite patient.  Check out the full article/interview from Mouthing Off, the blog of The American Dental Association, here: A Look Into The World Of Animal Dentistry.