Gunner Asch on Tue, 10 May 2011 10:25:39 -0700
typed in rec.crafts.metalworking the following:
The US uses "titanium teeth" to replace broken and damaged teeth.
Once in place , the dog is off combat duty. Seems that titanium teeth
aren't so good as "home grown" teeth for getting a grip on people who
want away. I mean, they work, don't get me wrong, getting bit with
these still hurts. But it is not so good for the dog. Something
about how the tooth implant is not as sturdy as a grown tooth.
So, Army dogs with "tin grins" are on limited duty. It beats