Clinical PagesOdontocetes
Home > Clinical Pages > Odontocetes > Killer Whales

Killer Whales

Killer Whales

Radiograph demonstrating internal resorption almost certainly initiated through trauma to the tooth and the resultant chronic pulpitis.

Killer Whales

Some weeks after the above radiograph was taken, the tooth fractured exposing the pulp cavity. A small exposure is also visible on another tooth.

Killer Whales

The exposed pulp cavities become infected. The dental treatment of these animals is complicated due to immobilisation and logistic issues.


<< Back to main Odontocetes page