Florida Dentist Bonds With Turtle Over Broken Shell

Dr. Fred Troxel used denture glue to repair a 40-pound sea turtle's fractured shell.
0:44 | 09/13/13

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A Florida dentist got a bit of an unusual -- to do some bonding work. Not on -- -- Fred Troxel got called in to help with this and endangered green turtle named Elena -- show. Had a ten -- split doctors are having hard time attaching metal plates to fix it so they turned to the dentist. Who mixed up some strong adhesive. Modern dentistry. It is about bonding restorative materials to -- which are organic substances. So in this case were more bonding something that that mechanical device to an organic substance which is eternal show. And guess what the glue is working. -- -- is doing much -- she skiing on her own after being in critical condition for a month.

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