Q. What is Microscope Enhanced Dentistry or Microscopic Dentistry?
A. Use of the Operating Surgical Microscope to perform various dental procedures.
Q. What makes the use of a microscope in the dental practice so special?
A. The higher magnification (.4x to 2.6x) enables a dental surgeon to see better and more thus enabling the dentist to see details, which in normal course would not have been visible with the naked eye.
The operating microscope gives the dental micro surgeon a
Clear magnified image
Pronounced 3D effect
Exceptionally large depth of field
Can see every detail and execute treatment with greater precision
Q. In which dental specialty can the microscope be used?
The microscope is very versatile in its application in different dental specialties. It can be used while doing fillings or restorations or root canal treatments or extractions or implant surgeries or cosmetic treatment or crown preparations etc.In every specialty the magnified view is great advantage and provides superior quality work wherever used.
Q. How can the use of the microscope be helpful to me as a patient?
What are the advantages of Microscope Dentistry as compared to naked eye dentistry?
Superior quality work
Higher success rate of any dental treatment performed – so one doesn’t have to go repeatedly to a dentist for the same procedure or tooth
The size of surgical area is reduced.
Faster healing of bone and soft tissues after a surgical process
Minimal discomfort and damage – Increased power magnification of the microscope enables the dentist to have a better
visibility and he is able to assess abnormalities
with far greater precision, thus minimizing tissue damage during surgery or treatment. This enables better and faster healing along with minimal discomfort to the patient.
Q. Is it worth it?
Definitely, if you can extend the life of your teeth from 2 up to 15 years, why not? The quality of work is far superior than you could have ever imagined. Ask your self, would you want your teeth to last 2 years or 15 years? You will get your answer. Microscope Dentistry is meant for those wanting good quality work and care for their teeth and themselves.
What is special about Microscopic Dentistry at Dr. Bartakke’s?
Dr. Satish Bartakke is a trained oral/ dental microsurgeon. He has been trained by the best senior dentists and done professional educational and hands-on courses.
He uses the microscope for all dental procedures – Root canal treatments, fillings, restoring teeth, crown/ bridge preparation, Endodontic and Periodontal Microsurgeries, Cosmetic procedures, Implant placements etc. Most dentists who may be using the microscope usually use it only for endodontic purposes.