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den·tal drill

a rotary power-driven instrument into which cutting points may be inserted.
See also: handpiece.

den·tal drill

(dentăl dril)
Rotary power-driven instrument into which cutting points may be inserted.
See also: handpiece
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Dental drill was one such tool to which many patients were fearful.
The prototype device works in much the same was as those noise-canceling headphones so popular for airplane use, though it's specially designed to deal with the very high pitch of the dental drill.
Similar to a dental drill, the tool was not originally designed for rework, but it is ideal for it.
Meanwhile, a mouth's owner remains blissfully unaware of the assaults and counterassaults, unless the acid actually carves out a cavity that needs a dental drill.
We got airborne there,'' says the lanky 44-year-old dentist from Benica as he guides his car through each turn with the precision of a dental drill.
The makers also hope it will allay the fears of children who will eventually never encounter a dental drill.
It also helps reduce anxiety in patients uncomfortable with the use of the dental drill and also minimises bleeding and swelling during soft tissue treatment.
10 Noise such as that from a dental drill is very uncomfortable to the patients14 and potentially harmful for dental staff.
Artists inject ink into a customer's skin with the help of a tattoo machine, which sounds alarmingly like a dental drill.
8) This technology consists of a device approximately the same size as a standard dental drill.
If you are worried, the vet can use a dental drill to burr down the teeth which is safer than the normal clipping technique.
GREY walls, tummy flutters and the gentle humming of a dental drill is about to become a distant memory for millions of anxious patients.