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Shrimp Cleaning Human Teeth

Finally a dental hygienist that can walk into your mouth and look around. These divers got their plaque busted by some hard working shrimp.

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Today your technician will be this scarlet skunk cleaner shrimp (Lysmata amboinensis).
Lonnie Huffman / Via en.wikipedia.org

Today your technician will be this scarlet skunk cleaner shrimp (Lysmata amboinensis).

Open wide.

"So, do anything fun this summer?"
New England Aquarium Global Explorers Blog / Via explorers.neaq.org

"So, do anything fun this summer?"

They really go at it.

"Have you been flossing?"
New England Aquarium Global Explorers Blog / Via explorers.neaq.org

"Have you been flossing?"

Hold your breath for the whole cleaning.

"I'm going to go get your xrays."
New England Aquarium Global Explorers Blog / Via explorers.neaq.org

"I'm going to go get your xrays."

They say it tickles.

"The doctor will want to talk to you about doing some caps."

"The doctor will want to talk to you about doing some caps."

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