We utilize a state-of-the-art method using computer-assisted design and computer-aided manufacturing in order to deliver single-day tooth restorations for our patients. So, instead of several visits, and having to wait several days (or weeks) to get your tooth/teeth fixed, you can get it done quickly– all in one visit!
The method Crowley Family Dental uses to provide this cutting-edge service is known as Chairside Economical Restoration of Esthetic Ceramic or CEREC®. This technology creates ceramic restorations such as crowns or veneers that are tooth-colored and metal-free.
How does the CEREC® process work? First, there’s an exam to see if it’s right for you. If it is, the dentist will remove decay and weakened tooth tissue in order to prepare the area. Then a 3-D image of the tooth area is taken using a digital camera scan. This is an “optical impression,” which means the patient doesn’t have to do the traditional messy impression. Technology transforms the digital image into a 3-D virtual model of the prepared tooth. A milling unit creates the custom restoration for the tooth, matching the color needed. Finally, the dentist places the restoration, ensuring a good fit and bite. Polished and bonded, the restoration is put into place without the patient having to wear any temporary restoration(s)! And… no return visit is necessary.
- Get it done in a day– save time, save money
- No messy impressions
- No need for a “temporary” restoration
- Helps save some of your natural tooth structure
- Long-lasting, metal-free restorations
- Only dentist using this cutting edge technology in Sandusky!
Want to restore a tooth to its natural function, strength and beauty with a metal-free restoration done in one visit? Schedule your appointment at Crowley Family Dental.