Patient benefits from microscope dentistry

12th April 2024 | Posted by: Vanessa Giraud

If you require a more complex dental treatment, your dentist’s use of a microscope can greatly improve your treatment journey.

In the hands of a skilled dentist, a dental microscope is a valuable tool in restorative dentistry. It helps the dentist provide optimum levels of treatment to patients. It is favoured by dentists who offer complex endodontic treatments.

dentist using microscope for endodontic treatment

Dentist Nader Botros performing an endodontic procedure on a patient in SpaDental Ledbury. Using the latest technology can make a significant difference to the treatment outcome.

Patient benefits from a dental microscope

  • A high level of accuracy
  • More natural tooth preserved
  • Less time in the dentist’s chair
  • Better long-term treatment outcomes

Root canal therapy

Endodontics is the study and treatment of the soft tissue, the pulp, inside teeth and in relation to the surrounding structures. Endodontic treatment can help save a tooth which otherwise would need extraction.

When infection migrates into the root of a tooth, it can cause considerable discomfort. To eliminate pain, to stop the spread of infection and to prevent sepsis, root canal therapy is necessary.

Yet, root canal therapy is probably the dental procedure patient candidates are most concerned about.

There is good news.

With the increased precision that comes with high magnification, there is less for patients to be concerned about.

With the resources a modern dentist has to hand there really is no need to fear root canal treatment. Using a microscope, the dentist works with a high level of magnification to clean infection precisely, without removing healthy tooth structure. Such visual clarity allows the dentist to complete the procedure more quickly which benefits the patient.

Moreover, during the procedure your dentist will always prioritise your well-being by monitoring the anaesthetic you require.

For patients with compromised dentition, root canal treatment is an important step towards restoring optimum oral health and comfort.

Referrals for treatment

Although dentists in the UK are trained to do root canal treatments, some dentists prefer to refer patients with more complex needs to a colleague.

A dentist with a special interest in endodontics has invested time in developing skills in this particular field of dentistry and, like Nader Botros in SpaDental Ledbury and Adrian Cerga in SpaDental Plymouth, have also invested in microscopic dentistry. It is good to know they are available for referrals and consultations.

Dentists with a special interest in endodontics spend time developing skills in this particular field of dentistry and, like Nader Botros in SpaDental Ledbury and Adrian Cerga in SpaDental Plymouth, have invested in dental microscopes. It is good to know they are available for referrals and consultations.

Get in touch!

POSTED IN: Ledbury, Plymouth, Root Canal


SpaDental Glastonbury patient appreciation

A Pleasant Experience @ Spa Dental Glastonbury "Friendly staff. This was my first visit to this dental practice and found the staff very friendly and reassuring. I had an initial assessment by the therapist who did an assessment prior to my next appointment. He was very good and explained carefully the treatment I needed in a professional manner! Overall I was impressed by the whole experience." "I went in today for a tooth extraction, my…

More Testimonials

Top Class Dentistry at SpaDental Whitchurch

"Better than you could ever imagine - As always everyone involved with Spadental treats you with respect and dignity. Happy to have a friendly chat and always seem genuinely interested. I always leave the practice feeling happy- which might seem strange after just having dental treatment but that's the affect all the team always seem to have on me. Arranged a follow up appointment the very next day, as a cancellation had just come in.…

More Testimonials

SpaDental Chard - patients' compliments

"Lovely staff - I have been with you for 17 years and I am still coming to you. Every one is so helpful and always talks to you." LE Thank you for your reviews The staff at SpaDental Chard feel proud to read your reviews. Your lovely comments, and  your good opinion mean a lot to us. We appreciate the time and thought you put into writing about how your visit to the dentist went.…

More Testimonials

SpaDental Chard - thank you for your kind support

It hasn't been an easy year, but our patients have been so understanding. Thank you all so very much for your kind support and the lovely feedback we've received. Your kind support is very motivating It means a lot to the SpaDental Chard team to read your feedback. Your feedback is important to us as it helps us work on continual improvement of our services. Our sincere thanks to all of you have taken the…

More Testimonials

SpaDental Whitchurch - your understanding is appreciated!

We've been catching up with our patients to find out how their treatment has been over the last months. This has been such a hard year for many of us, personally and professionally, and access to dental care has been affected in many ways by the pandemic. We'd really like to take this opportunity, therefore, to thank you for your understanding. We know that you have had to cope with cancellations and changes to our…

More Testimonials

SpaDental Tewkesbury reviews - thank you!

With the ups and downs of the last year, we'd like to take this opportunity to thank all of our patients for your support and understanding. Your thoughtfulness is reflected in the considerate comments we've received in response to our request for feedback. We truly appreciate your kind thoughts. Thank you from all of us for your lovely reviews of SpaDental Tewkesbury. A selection of your reviews: "The service during the last few months has…

More Testimonials

SpaDental Whitchurch dentist "kind and gentle"

SpaDental Whitchurch dentist is accepting new private patients. A new patient testimonial After the closure of my local dentist in Whitchurch I telephoned Spa Dental who made me an appointment. Unfortunately I had an abscess on my tooth before my appointment date, for which I was given an emergency appointment.   I am a very nervous patient and it took a long time to build confidence with my old dentist , therefore my nerves were bad and I…

More Testimonials

Plymouth dentists "excellent care" and "professional service"

Kind words from our patients mean a lot to us. Thank you! We're very happy to read reviews that commend the  Plymouth team and the dentists "excellent care" and "professional service". Recent patient reviews commend our excellent care: "In safe and caring hands - Without exception the treatment I have received has been outstanding. From the reception staff through each of the individuals involved, their focus is on you and you're fully involved in any…

More Testimonials

Fantastic Saltash patient reviews - thank you!

We very much enjoyed reading the lovely Saltash patient reviews we've received in response to our recent request for feedback. On behalf of all the staff, thank you so much for your lovely comments. We sincerely appreciate your kind words, and will also use your recommendations in our planning. SpaDental considers your review comments carefully. We read them all, and use the information we gather to guide our practice so we can keep on improving…

More Testimonials

Thank you for SpaDental Chard patient reviews

A very appreciative thank you to our patients from the clinicians and staff at SpaDental Chard. It has been a pleasure reading your comments because if our patients are happy, then we're happy. Feedback about the team and treatment from SpaDental Chard reviews "Everyone in the practice is efficient, professional and knowledgeable." - HCG  "5 Star Dental Care - Being in the centre of Chard, [the SpaDental] surgery is easily accessible for most patients. The…

More Testimonials