Dr. Dhanni Gustiana Creates an Instrument That Helps Sooth Patients

By: Meghan Young - Published: Oct 11, 2012 • References: itn & psfk
Going to the dentist is often the stuff of nightmares for both children and adults, but Dr. Dhanni Gustiana has figured out a way to make it more of a pleasant experience--at least relatively pleasant. He has modified the standard dentist drill to add a soothing musical component that will help calm his younger patients as he works away in their mouths.

Living and working in Java, Indonesia, Dr. Dhanni Gustiana rightly assumes that the jarring drill sound can be quite alarming, especially to children. Spending only 6 million rupiah (about $595), he not only made his drill play music, which sounds louder in the mouth, Dr. Dhanni Gustiana also decked it out with flashing lights and cute rubber toys for added distraction. Stats for Musical Dentist Drills Trending: Older & Chilly
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