Thanks to today’s technology, you barely have to wait for anything anymore. You can cue up a movie in less than a second or order virtually any type of food right from your phone. However, when it comes to getting a dental crown to repair a tooth, the process still takes a few weeks and multiple appointments to complete. Fortunately, that’s no longer the case at our practice due to CEREC. With this technology, you can get your tooth fully restored with a porcelain crown in a single visit, all while enjoying premier quality and aesthetics.
“CEREC” stands for Chairside Economic Restoration of Esthetic Ceramics. While that is a mouthful, the practical application of CEREC is fairly simple—you come to our office, we take an impression of your tooth, and then we’re able to design, mill, and place a crown in about an hour or more. After that, no follow-up is required.
For those who want a little more detail about CEREC, the entire experience unfolds like this: