The Seven Scariest Dental Instruments from History
“Patient safety and comfort are our most important values at DOCS Education. Today, we have the resources and technological sophistication to make these values a reality. However, for many centuries, dental tools were downright frightening—and patients were left with little choice: face bone-chilling, painful treatment—or receive no treatment at all.”
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As stated in the article, many dentists years ago did not have the tools that we have today to provide their patients with the most comfortable visit as possible. The tools that they used were harsher but yet luckily have changed over the years to a more safer tool.