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Evolution of Magnifications in Endodontics: A Review

Madhumita Srinivasan, Chakravarthy Dhanavel, Jasmine Rayapudi

Keywords : Dental loupes, Dental operating microscope, Orascope

Citation Information : Srinivasan M, Dhanavel C, Rayapudi J. Evolution of Magnifications in Endodontics: A Review. 2020; 10 (1):21-24.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10083-0917

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 07-10-2020

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2020; The Author(s).


Over the past few decades, technological advances in endodontics have taken quantum leaps from conventional hand files to rotary system and from direct vision to magnification. The clarity and details are achieved by magnification devices such as orascope, dental loupes, and dental operating microscope. The details are very clear and revealing so that the endodontists can achieve precision in diagnosis, treatment procedures, and final assessment of procedure performed. Magnification technique is undergoing continuous advancements, allowing a better precision and quality standard. Microdentistry with its expanding possibility and increased clinical implication has now set a higher standard in patient care and in success rate of treatment procedures.

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