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An inventor has up with a device that blanks out the sound of the dentist’s drill. It patients to listen to music on their MP3 player, while filtering out the sound of the drill. The technology recognizes and the distinctive frequency of the drill’s sound. It then turns the sound into a digital which people listening to an MP3 player cannot . The new device still allows patients to hear the dentist speaking because his or her is on a frequency very different to the drill. The invention is great news for people who going to the dentists. The sound of a dentist’s drill is one of the most in the world. Hearing it creates anxiety in many people. Researchers say the device could help millions their fear of the dentist.

The new device was the idea of Professor Brian Millar of King's Dental Institute. He got from the sports car maker Lotus, who developed technology to reduce road noise in their cars. Professor Millar 10 years collaborating with engineers from different British universities coming up with the prototype. He is now looking for to take the idea and start selling it. He hopes it will more people to have more check-ups. He said: “What we need now is an investor to the product further, to enable us to bring this device to as many dental as possible, and help people whose fear of visiting the dentist stops them from seeking the healthcare they need." He added: "The beauty of this is that it would be fairly cost-effective for dentists to buy.”


 


 
 
 
 
 
 
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