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TaZoR 12-19-2012 07:59 AM

The Dogs of War...Titanium Teeth?
 
I never heard of titanium teeth...explain procedure..anyone??

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jocoyn 12-19-2012 08:12 AM

It is a crown for a damaged tooth. Nothing else will really hold up to what a dog does with their teeth.

They are still weaker than natural teeth from what I understand.

TaZoR 12-19-2012 08:20 AM

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Originally Posted by jocoyn (Post 2658992)
It is a crown for a damaged tooth. Nothing else will really hold up to what a dog does with their teeth.

They are still weaker than natural teeth from what I understand.

Oh, they said the dog just got his first and they were way stronger, I thought they were purpoaely replacing them for strength.

TommyB681 12-19-2012 09:24 AM

Iv seen that before and the way they make it seem is that they replace the tooth on purpose

qbchottu 12-19-2012 09:28 AM

I've also had vets tell me any replacement compound is still not as strong as the natural dog teeth. Titanium is just the best and strongest thing they can get when the dog has tooth damage and needs a cap. It's not for bragging rights or for added strength. Natural teeth is still stronger than titanium.

Yoschi's_Pet_Human 12-19-2012 09:32 AM

I saw a special on Shepherds in combat,, it stated they did, at one time, put titanium caps on all the canines. They no longer do that though, except when damage has occured, as stated previously.

Courtney 12-19-2012 12:54 PM

Can't remember who it was....but a member just had one put on his females damaged tooth.

Kyleigh 12-19-2012 02:30 PM

hunter is great had it done

ODINsFREKI 08-09-2013 02:50 PM

There is an individual with years of experience in special operations as a pipe hitter and a k-9 handler who lives in colorado. He imports Slovak GSD and trains them for all the stuff you don't want to know about. His dogs have enhanced teeth to prevent them from cracking. They bite HARD and having the teeth capped before the damage will prevent any future problems when biting into objects. If they loose a tooth or crack one it is drilled in and replaced with a complete titanium stud.

This is quite excessive and only about 1% of working dogs would actually need these. He raises that 1% dog and they are operating around the world.

iIrishSean 07-26-2014 01:24 AM

Would look pretty intimidating if they had a whole mouth full of them, open wide and coming in hot!


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