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REVIEW ARTICLE
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 39-44

Magnification in dental practice: How useful is it?


1 Department of Periodontics, Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Sciences, Bengaluru, India
2 Consultant Periodontist, Imphal West, Manipur, India
3 Department of Periodontics, Sri Sai College of Dental Surgery, Vikarabad, Telangana, India

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Dr. Archana R Naik
Department of Periodontics, Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Sciences, Bangalore - 560 078, Karnataka
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/2394-2010.160903

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Microsurgery, this terminology itself is self-explanatory, where a surgical procedure is performed making use of the magnification obtained by an operating microscope. The instruments like a microscope which provides the magnification is made use of, in the fields of medicine since decades. Now the use of such magnification systems is a very popular practice in dentistry as well. Before adopting visual magnification systems such as microscopes and successfully applying it in the dental procedures, it is mandatory to understand the principles and the physics of such instruments. Microsurgery in dentistry has more advantages in terms of efficiency, improved ergonomics, minimally invasiveness and less fatigue. This review paper, highlights about the various magnification systems, its principles and the application of microsurgery in various fields of dentistry.


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