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CEREC is one of the newest technologies created, which allows the client to have all ceramic dental needs fabricated at the first and only appointment.
CEREC ceramic restorations are types of restorations that are accomplished using CAD/CAM (computer assisted device/computer assisted manufacture) technology. This type of technology is beneficial to the patient because it requires only one appointment to complete the procedure and eliminates the need for uncomfortable impressions(molds) as it works with 3D images made by the computer from the scanning images of the mouth. This means you only need to receive dental freezing once and there are no messy dental impressions.
During the visit, the filling being replaced or the damaged or decaying area of the tooth is removed, and the tooth is shaped to receive a restoration. An optical 3D image is acquired and the doctor designs the restoration while you wait. Lastly, the ceramic restoration is made and bonded to the tooth and polished to a smooth finish.
CEREC teeth restorations are made of metal-free reinforced ceramic and are both natural looking and durable.
The information provided is for general information purposes only and not intended to replace professional care. Please consult your physician or dentist for advice and diagnosis so you can be properly treated for your specific situation.