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What is CEREC and It’s importance in Dental Treatment?

What is CEREC and It’s importance in Dental Treatment?

You may have heard stories from friends and family members who have had dental implants about how long the whole procedure takes. In some cases, it may take up to a year from the time a dentist extracts teeth to the time he or she finally attaches permanent dentures to the implants. That is because the gums and jaw need a chance to heal from having the titanium rods implanted. Having heard all of this, you probably wonder how it’s possible to complete the entire procedure in just one day. At Dental Care of Chino Hills are glad to answer that question for you. The Impossible Becomes Possible with CEREC Normally when you have a tooth extracted or you lose it in an accident, you have to visit the dentist multiple times over the course of several months to receive a dental implant. With the CEREC technology available at Dental Care of Chino Hills, you receive your new implants in a single appointment. CEREC, which stands for Chairside Economical Restoration of Esthetic Ceramics, comes complete with 3D and CAM/CAD technology that allows for indirect ceramic restorations using a computer. Before the procedure, Dr. Bhavin Changela first takes a photograph of the area to receive the implant and then stores it on the computer as a 3D image. Our proprietary software approximates your new restoration by making biogenic comparisons to surrounding teeth. Dr. Bhavin Changela then finalizes the model using the 3D and CAD software. At the conclusion of the design phase, CEREC transmits all of the data to a milling machine that fabricates your new replacement teeth. When they...

CEREC Same Day Crowns: Advancement in dental crown technology

A dental crown is a “cap” shaped like a tooth which is placed over the tooth to improve its appearance (color, shape, size and length) and restore its function. This is one of the many restorative options to treat large dental cavities or severely damaged tooth and a tooth that cannot be treated with dental fillings. Dental crowns are also used to restore a tooth that has undergone a root canal therapy. Dental crown procedure normally takes two dental visits. During the first visit, a dental impression for a custom-fitted dental crown is taken and the tooth is prepared by dental drilling. The dental crown is cemented in place during the second dental visit. However, with the advancement in technology nowadays, you can wear your custom-fitted dental crown on your first dental visit. This advancement in dental crown technology is called CEREC same day crowns. CEREC same day crowns are done with the help of computer-aided design (CAD) and computer-aided manufacture (CAM) technology to design and make custom-fitted dental crowns in just one dental visit. CEREC technology is more beneficial for you because it provides more accurate restorations made from more durable materials. The cost of CEREC same day crowns are just the same as the cost of traditional dental crowns. Their functions are the same as the traditional dental crowns which include: restore broken or fractured teeth aesthetically improve teeth replace aged and decayed dental fillings or dental crowns Most patients who have undergone CEREC technology are happy and contented with the outcome of the treatment. Benefits of CEREC crowns are as follow: Saves time – CEREC same...