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Amazing Teeth in the Animal Kingdom

At the Yuba City Dentistry Group, we pride ourselves in our knowledge of teeth and how to take care of them. We constantly seek out the best methods to maintain and improve your smile with new dental techniques, emergent technologies like VEL Scope, and new...

The narwhal's tusk is actually a very long and sensitive tooth.

Dentists Curate Smithsonian Exhibit

The American Dental Association recently reported on dentists working with the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History to curate a special exhibit about the narwhal and its tusk. Unlike horns, which are an outgrowth of the skull, tusks are actually teeth adapted for specialized animal...