This is an interesting look at the history of dentistry - along with several interesting pics of various instruments of
If you'd a mind to laugh about a trip to the dentist, you might want to check out Bob Hope in The Paleface. He plays "Painless" Peter Potter, a correspondence school dentist.
What will going to the dentist be like in the future? Here's a look at research on re-growing tooth enamel.
Dentistry advances in my lifetime have gone from drills that felt like they belonged in a tool shop to relatively painless laser technology. I do wonder what's coming down the pike. But, for now... I have a pretty good idea!
I do hope your day starts out better than mine!
Brush, floss, rinse, repeat!