Medicina Oral, Patología Oral y Cirugía Bucal (Internet)
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GARCIA CALDERON, Manuel et al. The application of microscopic surgery in dentistry. Med. oral patol. oral cir.bucal (Internet) [online]. 2007, vol.12, n.4, pp.311-316. ISSN 1698-6946.
The use of the microscope as a tool for practising Medicine, especially in surgical specialisations, has been established for decades. The microscope was first used in OdontologyDentistry back to the 1970s and 1980s, and was introduced more widely (although it was still far from being in general use) during 1990s. The purpose of this article is to describe the main applications of the microscope in OdontologyDentistry today, as well as providing odontologists and stomatologists, whether specialists or in general practice, with information about microscopic OdontologyDentistry for better patient care. This work also gives particular importance to matters needed to achieve the necessary manual dexterity to work in a magnified operating field using a surgical microscope (SM).
Palabras clave : Microscope; microscopic surgery; new technologies; Odontology Dentistry.