10/21/2011

Anchorage endodontist Doug Luiten made a house call to the Alaska Zoo this week to perform a root canal on a 7-year-old Siberian tiger. The procedure took place in recently opened operating room, which was outfitted with a new table that features hydraulic lift and fold-out leaves for animals' limbs and tails. Procedures such as this one were previously performed in an animal's exhibit.

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