Dental microscope

Microscope Dentistry

At his Medford, OR practice, Dr. John Linstrom uses a state-of-the-art dental microscope for more precise and conservative treatment.

What makes microscope dentistry so unique?

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Microscope Dentistry Is Simply More Effective Than Traditional Methods

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Greater Precision

Dr. Linstrom's advanced microscope simply provides a better view of your teeth and gums. The increased magnification means he can offer more precise and effective dental treatments.

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More Transparent Treatment

In each operatory, a microscope-mounted camera allows the patient and staff to see the same incredible view the doctor sees–live–in 4K video quality. This shared live view creates complete transparency, a true quantum leap beyond the traditional intra-oral camera.

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Prioritizing Prevention

In Dr. Linstrom's opinion, the microscope is the key to effective preventive dentistry. He can identify irreversible issues before you experience discomfort or require extensive restorative treatments for a healthier smile.

Let's explore what microscope-enhanced dentistry looks like...
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What Is a  Dental Microscope?

Magnification is a crucial tool in any dentist's practice. Many doctors will use loupes, which are small magnification devices typically placed over a set of glasses. While loupes can be helpful, they do not offer the same level of resolution available with a dental microscope.

This technology provides 24 times more visual information than dental loupes while maintaining depth of field, similar to a 3-D TV. Because hand-eye coordination is limited by your vision, using a microscope allows Dr. Linstrom to use smaller dental instruments to create more precise, more conservative, and more beautiful restorations for you. 

Dr. Linstrom using a dental microscope
“Once I got the microscope, the difference in my ability to accurately diagnose and treat patients was like night and day. It was like turning the lights on in a room rather than feeling around. It was immediately clear to me that the more magnification, the more accurate I could be.” Dr. Linstrom

Dental Loupes vs. Dental Microscope See the difference below:

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Magnification with traditional dental loupes enlarges the treatment area 3x (left), whereas a microscope can achieve 12x magnification (center) and even 24x (right).
What role does a dental microscope play in your treatment?

Microscopes Improve Every Aspect of Dental Care

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Prevention

Dr. Linstrom can use a dental microscope during your biannual consultation to identify areas that could become problematic in the future and recommend a preventative treatment.
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Treatment

We integrate our magnification technology into each type of procedure at our Medford practice to ensure optimal accuracy.
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Aftercare

A dental microscope can also play a large role in your follow-up treatments. Dr. Linstrom can use this device to evaluate healing and confirm your procedure was effective.
Watch a dental microscope in action...
When we use a microscope, all types of patients can benefit...

Advanced Magnification Can Even Make Root Canal Treatment More Effective

See how a microscope looks compared to traditional tools...
Dr. Linstrom and his team

Dr. John R. Linstrom

Dr. John R. Linstrom has been providing state-of-the-art cosmetic and general dentistry for patients in Medford, Oregon since he graduated from top-ranked UCLA School of Dentistry in 1998.

He has been consistently recognized as one of the Rogue Valley’s Favorite Dentists by Medford Sneak Preview readers for the 8th year in a row!

He is pleased to be affiliated with a range of prestigious organizations, including the:

  • Academy of Microscope Enhanced Dentistry
  • American Dental Association
  • American Association of Endodontists, Associate Member
  • Oregon Dental Association

Contact us online or call (541) 773-4583 to set up an appointment at our office.

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