The dental-operating microscope and its slow acceptance.
This article presents a review of the history of the dental-operating microscope and how it experienced slow acceptance. Following its introduction in 1982, it wasn't until 1997 that microscopy training became manditory for Advanced Specialty Education Programs in Endodontics. Undoubtedly, microscopic enhanced endodontics ultimately reshaped clinical practice and created a potential for a higher standard of care.
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Selden H. S. (2002). The dental-operating microscope and its slow acceptance. Journal of endodontics, 28(3), 206–207. https://doi.org/10.1097/00004770-200203000-00015
Department of Dental Medicine