Root Canal Performed on an Adult Male Amur Leopard
Michael Littell, DDS, of The Dental Center in South Bend and Granger, Indiana, recently performed a root canal on an adult male Amur leopard at the Potowatomi Zoo in South Bend. A video of the procedure with narration by Dr. Rosenbaum, dental director of The Dental Center offices, is available at www.southbendsmilesafari.com.
Founded in 1991, DCA is one of the largest multi-branded dental support organizations in the U.S. with more than 260 affiliated practices in 13 states. DCA-affiliated practices provide patients with a wide range of dental services including general dentistry, endodontics, oral surgery, orthodontics, pediatric dentistry, and periodontics. DCA provides dentists with clinical autonomy, career satisfaction, and growth opportunities by reducing day-to-day administrative responsibilities so they can focus on providing the best clinical care to each patient.
In my first two years out of school, I was fortunate enough to take the IV sedation course and implant courses. Dental Care Alliance actually picked up the tab. It was over $20,000 in courses. If I started my own practice I would not have had that opportunity.