Magnification in Dentistry: Literature Review

Gurleen Kaur

Sri Guru Ram Das Institute of Dental Sciences and Research, Sri Amritsar, India.

Gunmeen Sadanam

Sri Guru Ram Das Institute of Dental Sciences and Research, Sri Amritsar, India.

Rashu Grover *

Sri Guru Ram Das Institute of Dental Sciences and Research, Sri Amritsar, India.

Sunil Gupta

Sri Guru Ram Das Institute of Dental Sciences and Research, Sri Amritsar, India.

Teena Gupta

Sri Guru Ram Das Institute of Dental Sciences and Research, Sri Amritsar, India.

Manjul Mehra

Sri Guru Ram Das Institute of Dental Sciences and Research, Sri Amritsar, India.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


In the field of endodontics, there has been a notable progression from direct visual observation to the use of magnification and rotary systems, replacing conventional hand files. Various magnification devices, including dental loupes, dental operating microscopes, and orascopes, are widely employed to enhance clarity and capture fine details. These devices have proven invaluable for endodontists as they allow for precise diagnosis, treatment procedures, and thorough assessment of the performed procedures. The continuous advancements in magnification techniques have contributed to improved precision and higher quality standards. Consequently, Microdentistry has established a higher level of patient care, leading to increased success rates in treatment procedures. With its evolving potential and advanced clinical implications, Microdentistry is shaping the future of endodontics.

Keywords: Magnification devices, magnification in dentistry, dental operating microscopes, micro dentistry

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Kaur , Gurleen, Gunmeen Sadanam, Rashu Grover, Sunil Gupta, Teena Gupta, and Manjul Mehra. 2023. “Magnification in Dentistry: Literature Review”. Asian Journal of Dental Sciences 6 (1):232-39.


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