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8 Dental Equipments From The Past That Can Scare You To Death

Everyone gets freaked out by hearing about a dental appointment. The thought of somebody drilling into your precious teeth and then using all sorts of pointed equipment in order to mend it seems kinda scary. Although, dentists do make our smile look prettier but the process is surely terrifying. 

If you thought, the equipment used by dentists currently seems to be a bit too freaky for you, you haven't checked out some of the equipment that would be used before all the development in machinery took place. Trust me, after looking at past equipment, you would be glad to have visited your dentist in this time period. 

8 Dental Equipments From The Past That Can Scare You To Death

8 Dental Equipments From The Past That Can Scare You To Death

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1. This was known as the head brace. 

1. This was known as the head brace. 

Probably used to correct the alignment of teeth. 

2. This was used to remove or extract teeth. 

2. This was used to remove or extract teeth. 

That doesn't even look sterilized. 

3. It was used to keep the jaw in place. 

3. It was used to keep the jaw in place. 

Maybe after a long dental procedure or fracture of the jaw. 

4. Another instrument used to extract teeth. 

4. Another instrument used to extract teeth. 

I feel scared already. 

5. Vintage dentures 

5. Vintage dentures 

Would it be put on like a head gear? 

6. This instrument was used in order to pull the teeth apart for better visual. 

6. This instrument was used in order to pull the teeth apart for better visual. 

7. This was used to drill out cavities. 

7. This was used to drill out cavities. 

That small drill at the end was used to dig a hole in the tooth where the cavity was present so that it can be filled later. 

8. Another type of head brace 

8. Another type of head brace 

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