One of the newest advancements in dentistry is the use of surgical microscopes. Microscopes allow much better visualization and magnification of teeth and tissue as well as a much brighter fiber optic light source. What this means for you is that small problems that could be overlooked with the naked eye or even dental loupes can now be caught much earlier and treated at an earlier stage.
For example, cracks in teeth generally must be quite large before your dentist can see them easily. By magnifying vision up to 25 times that of the naked eye, the dental microscope allows Dr. Gentry to diagnose problems earlier than ever before, likely saving you time and money on restoring your teeth. In addition, research demonstrates better outcomes compared to treatment without vision enhancement or magnification.
Less than 1% of general dentists are using this technology, but Dr. Gentry firmly believes in offering the highest quality of dental care to her patients and had invested in this technology to achieve that. From procedures such as tooth-colored fillings, all ceramic (no metal) crowns, root canals, and veneers, the dental microscopes help Dr. Gentry achieve the best results possible.