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Will the Dental Drill Become Obsolete?

A new cavity correcting procedure has been introduced and there is talk that it could make the dental drill a thing of the past.

The technique involves a virtually pain free process that encourages the tooth with the cavity to repair itself. The current method for removing tooth decay involves drilling the affected area and replacing it with amalgam or composite resin.

The treatment has been introduced by a team at King’s College London and involves a two step