Ex-Assitant Professor, Faculty of Dentistry, Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Melaka Manipal Medical College, Melaka, Malaysia
*Corresponding Author: Kapil Jhajharia, Ex-Assitant Professor, Faculty of Dentistry, Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Melaka Manipal Medical College, Melaka, Malaysia.
Received: March 28, 2018; Published: April 27, 2018
Citation: Kapil Jhajharia. “Role of Enhanced Magnification in Contemporary Dentistry- A Review”. Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 2.5 (2018).
Day by day, field of dentistry is getting updated with new materials, instruments and technologies. It has been seen that better you see better you work; this is true for dentistry as a better vision helps dentist to diagnose the problem and work more efficiently. Dentistry revolution started with magnification devices such as loupes and microscopes. Use of Microscope has been mentioned in literature in medical field long ago but in dentistry it started in late 1900 by Apotheker. He first mentioned about use of microscope in dentistry. Later it was popularised by Carr with better ergonomically made microscope. In 1994, Shanelec presented use of microscope in dentistry in continuing education program under name of Microscope-Assisted Precision Dentistry .
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