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International Journal of Periodontics & Restorative Dentistry



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Int J Periodontics Restorative Dent 21 (2001), No. 2     15. Mar. 2001
Int J Periodontics Restorative Dent 21 (2001), No. 2  (15.03.2001)

Page 191-196

A Perspective on Periodontal Microsurgery
Belcher, James M.
The surgical microscope offers the periodontist increased illumination and visual acuity to perform procedures with greater precision than with other methods of magnification. This review article outlines the advantages of using smaller instruments and sutures, explores the possibility of enhanced calculus removal under magnification, and offers suggestions for integrating the microscope into periodontal practice.