In the realm of modern dentistry, technological advancements have paved the way for transformative changes in patient care and treatment procedures. Among these innovations stands CEREC technology, an acronym for Chairside Economical Restoration of Esthetic Ceramics. CEREC represents a groundbreaking leap in dental care, revolutionizing how dental restorations are crafted and applied within a single visit. Let’s delve into the marvels of CEREC and how it benefits patients seeking efficient and high-quality dental solutions.
Understanding CEREC Technology
Traditionally, obtaining crowns, veneers, or inlays required multiple visits and a considerable waiting period between preparation and final placement. CEREC technology, however, streamlines this process by utilizing computer-aided design (CAD) and computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) to fabricate restorations right in the dental office.
How Does CEREC Work?
The process begins with the dentist employing a specialized intraoral camera to capture precise 3D images of the affected tooth or area. These images are then converted into a digital model using CAD software, allowing the dentist to design a custom restoration that perfectly fits the patient’s unique dental anatomy.
Once the design is finalized, CAM technology takes over, sculpting the restoration from a block of high-quality ceramic material. The milling process is rapid and precise, ensuring a precise fit and natural appearance. Finally, the restoration is polished and bonded to the tooth, completing the procedure in just a single appointment.
Benefits of CEREC for Patients
• Eliminates the need for multiple visits, saving valuable time.
• Immediate restoration placement, reducing inconvenience and discomfort.
• Custom-designed restorations ensure an accurate fit and natural look.
• Minimizes the margin for error in the creation process.
Improved Aesthetics and Durability
• High-quality ceramic material offers both strength and aesthetic appeal.
• Long-lasting restorations that blend seamlessly with natural teeth.
Your Path to a Radiant Smile
At Skyview Dentistry in Stoney Creek, we’re committed to providing cutting-edge solutions for your dental needs. Experience the convenience and excellence of CEREC technology under the care of our dental team in Stoney Creek. Say goodbye to lengthy procedures and hello to a stunning smile in a single visit!
Contact us today to schedule a consultation, by calling (905) 643-3636, and discover how CEREC technology can transform your dental experience.
Your smile deserves the best—experience the difference with CEREC!