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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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THE dreaded dentist's drill could soon be a thing of the past thanks to a new painless tooth treatment being made in Scotland.
While he continues work on his first EP, for the longstanding New York label DFA, he's had his far-out producer friends DJ Richard and Gobby remix "Anonymous" into, respectively, a bleak house track and a spastic industrial song, seemingly inspired by a dentist's drill.
We laugh when LeOna writes about getting a cavity filled while a sergeant pedaled a bicycle like mad to keep the dentist's drill going and we choke up when we read about a captain praying while holding a picture of his wife and baby as he prepared to go off to the front.
And you'll wince when Wolverine faces the equivalent of the dentist's drill and a Prometheus-style operation.
DMG introducing cutting edge treatment that could mean the dentist's drill is a thing of the past
London, August 27 ( ANI ): Researchers have invented an elegant device invented that they claim is a pain-free alternative to the dreaded dentist's drill, plus it could give fillings a longer life.
He along with Rob Lee and mannequin Mark Roe, who bores in the manner of a dentist's drill, composed a Sky triple bogey with the excellent Ewan Murray, Bruce Critchley and David Livingstone deserving far better support.
The hose was for vacuuming the water coming off the dentist's drill as it cut through my teeth.
After a dismal week for Scottish football, author ROBERT PHILIP looks back to explain why we have created so many sports legends and how we can do it again JUST as Scotland gave the world TV, the phone, penicillin, the Bank of England, the US Navy, the steam engine, Tarmacadam, chloroform, radar, the dentist's drill and many more wonders, so our sportsmen and women are revered as legends.
Summary: If you do not like the sound of the dentist's drill, then this may be of interest to you.
His joy on beholding a stylophone - a tinny electronic instrument that sounded like a dentist's drill - was unbounded.
A recent discovery reveals that even 9,000 years ago people had to endure the dreaded dentist's drill.