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Why Get a Dental Microscope? With Dr. Graham Forbes and Dr. Brad Mattison

The Very Dental Podcast Network

Release Date: 09/06/2021

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Alan is joined by two relatively new owners of microscopes. Specifically the Zumax OMS 2380. Dr. Graham Forbes and Dr. Brad Mattison both bring some pretty compelling arguments for microscope use in their offices in this episode.

Graham’s story: He loved what he saw from the Eastern European scope gurus (Dr. Maxim Belograd and Dr. Nazariy Mykhaylyuk) and found that a full day of restorative dentistry was getting hard on his neck!

Brad’s story: In dental school he watched a lot of dental Youtube and was inspired by Dr. Gerard Cuomo.

The rest of the interview is a deep dive about what you need to know about dental microscopes, what you could expect the shopping experience to be and why the three of us recommend the experience of working with Enova Illumination and Zumax.

Some links from the show:

Maxim Belograd’s Instagram

Narzariy Mykhaylyuk’s Instagram

Leica dental microscopes

Global dental microscopes

CJ Optik dental microscopes

Labomed dental microscopes

Enova surgical headlamp

Al’s microscope chairs:

Global

BQE Ergodynamic and BQE Backup

Salli

Pelton and Crane Chairman

Dental EZ J-Chair (“Whale Tongue”)

Brumaba’s Instagram page

Dr. Jorge Zapata’s video

The Scope Curious Facebook page

Wayne Remington’s microscope classes

Zirc Crystal HD mirror

Dr. Steve Buchanan’s website

The Pulp Sucker

Gentle Wave

The Very Dental Facebook group (password: Timmerman) 

Zumax OMS 2380:

verydentalpodcast.com/enova

Zumax OMS 2380 video

Zumax OMS 3200 video

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