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See How a Polar Bear Visits the Dentist

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Turns out even polar bears can get a toothache.

Boris, an elderly polar bear at the Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium in Tacoma, Washington, is recovering after having a large tooth pulled.

 

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PHOTO: Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium posted this photo to their Facebook showing Boris, the 29-year-old polar bear undergoing dental surgery.

 

The bear had to undergo a three-hour procedure to remove the fractured and abscessed canine tooth. After getting the painful tooth removed, the bear was placed on a strict diet of soft foods.

Source: http://abcnews.go.com/Lifestyle/polar-bear-visits-dentist/story?id=28796390

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