This might not sound like much an improvement, but the hated dentist’s drill is about to be replaced with the “acid syringe.” Pick your poison, drill or acid. Sounds like something from the Marquis de Sade school of dentistry.
A German company has come up with this innovation. After having the dentist inject acid to eat through the enamel, you can rinse it out with ethanol. Yummy.
If you really hate dental drills, the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago has an old-fashioned dental shop — equipped with a foot-pedaled drill. At the one of that experience, you would probably be happy to dunk your head in a bucket of acid.
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