dentist's drill


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a high speed drill that dentists use to cut into teeth

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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.
"Many people put off going to the dentist because of anxiety associated with the noise of the dentist's drill," Miller said.
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.
(If this were an audio commentary, I'd cue the sound of an old-fashioned, low-speed dentist's drill right now.) That's bad.
FEW sounds cause palms to sweat and knees to tremble as much as the high-pitched whirr of a dentist's drill.
If you think the dentist's drill is a state-of-the-art instrument of torture, count yourself lucky you never underwent root canal surgery with a bottle of navy rum and a pair of three-foot pliers.
Remember that game you used to play when you were a kid: "Which item in this list does not belong: exotic flowers, aromatherapy, gourmet coffee, soothing music, a foot and hand massage and a dentist's drill?" In this case, they all belong.
Despite the century's dental successes, there's still plenty of cavities to keep a dentist's drill busy.
Phobic about a dentist's drill? Specialty clinics around the state are ready to help.
Therefore, if your silver fillings are still doing the job of preserving your teeth, bless the dentist who put them in and save your hard-earned dollars for more pleasant things than the dentist's drill.
But as he put down his bow and arrow in exchange for his dentist's drill, the hunter ended his silence to complain how he had now become the hunted.
As he exchanged his bow and arrow for his dentist's drill, the hunter ended his silence to complain how he had now become the hunted.
But as he put down his bow and arrow in exchange for his dentist's drill, the hunter complained how he had now become the hunted.