CEREC Same-Day Crowns – Weatherford, TX
Delivering Fast Results in a Single Appointment
For many dental offices, traditional crowns are the only way to protect severely damaged or decayed teeth. This requires patients to wait weeks to receive their fully customized dental crowns; however, there is now an alternative option – CEREC same-day crowns in Weatherford. Created and placed in just one appointment, these innovative solutions make it easy and more convenient for patients to receive the essential care they need without the wait. Call us today to find out if a CEREC crown might be right for you.
What Are CEREC Same-Day Dental Crowns?
CEREC is an acronym for Chairside Economical Restoration of Esthetic Ceramics. What this means is that these crowns can be constructed and placed in a single appointment, all in one convenient location. As a form of advanced technology, three different components must be used to craft a beautiful, porcelain crown: the system used to capture an impression of your tooth, the CAM/CAD software that helps to design the crown digitally, and an in-house milling unit that fabricates a new crown from a piece of porcelain.
The Process of Getting CEREC Same-Day Crowns
The early stages of receiving a dental crown are the same no matter if you receive a traditional or CEREC restoration. Our team must clean the tooth thoroughly to ensure no bacteria remain and that the structure is ready for a new protective barrier (the crown).
Once this is complete, our CEREC system will capture an impression of your tooth, which will appear on a nearby computer screen. CAD/CAM technology will then be used to digitally design the new crown so that it fits securely and looks completely natural.
The design that is created will then be sent to our in-house milling unit, which will take a solid piece of porcelain and begin to shape and sculpt it into your new dental crown. All of this will occur while you wait.
When ready, our team will remove the crown and give it a final polish before securing it over your vulnerable tooth and making sure that it fits properly and comfortably.
Benefits of CEREC Vs. Traditional Crowns
CEREC is a truly unique system that offers patients a new way of undergoing restorative care without lengthy wait times. The benefits you can expect to receive from this type of treatment include:
- Fewer appointments, as CEREC crowns only require one visit for completion and placement.
- No temporary crowns are needed, as you will receive your finalized version the same day.
- CEREC is more patient-friendly in that it is more convenient.
- CEREC crowns are just as durable and stable as traditional crowns.
- You can see the design of the crown while your dentist is using the software.
- It is a cost-effective option because you need fewer appointments.
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