1875 : Kalamazoo Dentist George F. Green Patents First Electric Dental Drill

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American dentist, George F. Green, from Kalamazoo, Michigan invented the first electric dental drill and received a patent for it on January 26, 1875. Green’s drill had an electromagnetic motor and was designed to prevent tooth decay by filing and polishing teeth.

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Source : Encyclopedia Britannica