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CEREC Technology

New technology has created better opportunities! We can now create and seat a crown for you in the same visit. With the use of CAD/CAM technology, we can prepare, design, fit and deliver a crown to you in one visit.  Whether you are from Mansfield, Arlington, Grand Prairie, Crowley, River Oaks, or just in our area, stop in and learn about how same day crowns can change the way you visit the dentist!

Indications

  • Digital impressions
  • Same-day dentistry
  • Implant solutions
  • Orthodontic impressions

 

Advantages

  • 1 visit vs traditional 2 visit crowns
  • The use of modern digital techniques to fabricate a crown
  • No gooey impression materials
  • No sensitive temporary crowns
  • No 2nd appointment where you are numbed again
  • You leave the office with a permanent crown

Disadvantages

  • A little longer appointment (with many breaks!)
  • You may actually enjoy coming to the dentist! Shhh, we won’t tell.

Cerec uses CAD/CAM technology. Dr Bhakta will prepare the tooth for a partial or full-coverage crown. Then he or she will image the prepared tooth with a special camera. Cerec software is used to design your crown, then wirelessly transmit to a milling chamber that will carve out a restoration out of a ceramic block. Depending on the type of restoration, it will be tried in and adjusted in your mouth. Then it will be placed in a special oven to heat the restoration to harden it. It is then cemented or bonded into your mouth. This is all done typically in 1.5-2 hours.

CEREC AC with Omnicam
empress cad blocks
emax cad crowns #8&9