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CEREC: Same Day Crown
CEREC: Same Day Crown
Having a chipped or cracked tooth doesn’t always mean you have to replace it. Our professionally trained dentists here at Dental House Group prefer to save your tooth, when possible. Instead of removing the tooth, crowns or other types of dental fittings are used to preserve and save it. The perks are that your tooth is restored to feel and look like a natural tooth so you can smile or chew with confidence.

Normally, getting a dental crown, or any type of dental fitting to restore a tooth requires at least two visits. During the first visit your tooth is prepared and fitted for the crown and you may be set up with a temporary crown. You will need at least one more visit to remove the temporary and fit your permanent crown. The process can be inconvenient for some, but with CEREC technology, the entire process can be done in just one visit.

What is CEREC Technology?

 

CEREC is short for Chairside Economical Restoration and Esthetic Ceramics. While this sounds like a mouthful, an easier way to understand is the term, CEramic REConstruction. It is a technology that uses a computer-aided design (CAD) and computer-aided manufacturing to create crowns, dental inlays or onlays, and veneers in just one visit. Impressions of the mouth can be taken and uploaded into a computer for fast and precise fitting so you can be on your way.

With CEREC, modern dental materials are used that can be moulded to create your tooth restoration right in the office. Once we have uploaded your information into the computer, the crown or other dental fitting will be created from a single block of ceramic or resin. CEREC technology is precise, thanks to computer-guided imaging, so your new tooth looks natural and feels comfortable.

Our Happy Patient

Kim Moiler

It’s all about the client here! You are made to feel welcome and comfortable the second you walk in the door. They are forward thinking in dentistry which is a huge positive for the client. Well done to all

Kim M.

What is CEREC Technology?

CEREC is short for Chairside Economical Restoration and Esthetic Ceramics. While this sounds like a mouthful, an easier way to understand is the term, CEramic REConstruction. It is a technology that uses a computer-aided design (CAD) and computer-aided manufacturing to create crowns, dental inlays or onlays, and veneers in just one visit. Impressions of the mouth can be taken and uploaded into a computer for fast and precise fitting so you can be on your way.

With CEREC, modern dental materials are used that can be moulded to create your tooth restoration right in the office. Once we have uploaded your information into the computer, the crown or other dental fitting will be created from a single block of ceramic or resin. CEREC technology is precise, thanks to computer-guided imaging, so your new tooth looks natural and feels comfortable.

Our Happy Patient

Kim Moiler

It’s all about the client here! You are made to feel welcome and comfortable the second you walk in the door. They are forward thinking in dentistry which is a huge positive for the client. Well done to all

Kim M.

What to Expect

 

At Dental House, our gentle dental professionals’ primary goal is your comfort and satisfaction. And knowing what to expect before your visit can help you feel at ease because there will be no surprises. The following are the steps you can expect when coming in for a CEREC crown.

First, we will do a full evaluation along with x-rays and pictures of your teeth and mouth
The images are directly uploaded into the computer where the CEREC imaging software will create a full 3D and detailed representation of your teeth
The information will be used as the CEREC milling unit creates a beautiful and natural-looking tooth restoration
We will then prepare your tooth and apply the crown, and you are ready to go!

Benefits of a Same-Day CEREC Crown

 

The benefits of getting your CEREC crown on the same day is obvious; no more waiting for your new tooth. But the benefits go far beyond that. Our trained experts use the latest technology to ensure you have a comfortable and positive dental visit and that you leave happy. CEREC technology allows us to make this happen in a number of ways:

No Temporary Crowns

Temporary crowns can be a problem for some people. They cannot be fitted as precisely and can sometimes cause sensitivity. Temporary crowns are made with materials that are not meant to remain in the mouth for long, so are not as strong as the permanent fitting.

This can sometimes lead to problems if the patient eats certain foods causing the crown to adjust or, in some cases, become loose. If this happens, an extra dental visit may be required to refit the crown properly. But CEREC same-day crown service removes the need for any temporary fitting as you leave with your permanent crown in just one visit.

Less Time Off

With the traditional way of fitting and manufacturing crowns, the patient had to come for an initial visit and have the tooth prepped and fitted with a temporary crown. They will have to return a few days or even a few weeks later to have the permanent restoration fitted.

This can be inconvenient for those with a busy schedule and taking multiple days off work or school. But with CEREC, you only need one visit, as the technology allows us to get a full 3D image of your mouth and then create the crown while you wait. This is more convenient for many people as it requires less time off from work or other daily responsibilities.

Accurate Fittings

CEREC technology uses digital imaging and milling to create the perfect fit. Since the images and your information are uploaded right into the software, there is no guesswork when your crown is created. This means a precise fit for you resulting in a more confident smile.

More Comfort

Patients enjoy more comfort from CEREC crowns. Temporary crowns are the main reason for any comfort issues when it comes to dental restorations. But CEREC bypasses the need for a temporary crown, so your new tooth feels natural from your first visit. And the precise digital imaging often provides a great fit right away, so there is less need for adjusting or further fitting the tooth once it is placed into your mouth.

Excellent Success Rate

CEREC crowns last a long time with a proven success rate of 90% for 10 years. And taking care of your teeth with proper brushing and regular dental checkups will ensure they last at least that long.

And having your teeth checked every six months not only helps your crown last longer, but also creates a higher chance that our dental professionals will catch any problems before they arise, leading to your comfort and saving you money.

Who is a Candidate for CEREC?

 

As with any dental procedure, not all types of crowns and dental fittings are suitable for everyone. For example, if you have a crack in your tooth below the gumline, a traditional crown may be a better option for you. But as each situation depends on the individual, our gentle and caring professionals can do an evaluation and go over the best options with you.

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While we agree that you can’t put a price on good health (especially when it comes to your teeth), we understand the reality of family budgets. That’s why we offer flexible treatment options and family-affordable pricing. You might say the only thing average about Dental House is our prices.

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Our Happy Patient

Bianca S.

Just had the most thorough teeth clean any dentist has given me. Thank you! The staff are super caring and friendly also. Will recommend to everyone.

Bianca S.

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