Watch This Extreme Dentist Get Dangerously Close To The Giant Mouth Of A Hippo
Maintaining good oral hygiene is critical to ensure we’re at our healthiest, but it’s not just important for humans — animals need to have clean mouths, too! Prolonged neglect of tooth enamel can have detrimental consequences for any creature, and putting in the effort to prevent cavities or other dental problems can make a huge impact on an animal’s physical condition.
At the Shanghai Zoo in China, workers are very concerned with animal hygiene and want to ensure they get the proper care they need, but it isn’t always easy to get them to participate in the process.
When one dental hygienist at the zoo reached deep into the mouth of one of the facility’s larger and more dangerous inhabitants, the outcome of this routine cleaning could have gone one of two ways…
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Hippos may be one of the deadliest animals on the planet, but this one sure did enjoy his tooth-brushing!
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