What Is CEREC and What Are Its Benefits?

What Is CEREC and What Are Its Benefits?

Posted by PRESTIGIOUS SMILES FAMILY DENTISTRY on Sep 21 2021, 06:27 AM

We know that you sometimes don’t feel like visiting your dentist so many times for treatment. Thankfully, you can minimize your number of visits and save a lot of your time with the help of CEREC dentistry. It also provides you better results as it uses advanced technologies to treat the teeth with crowns, inlay, or onlays.

What is CEREC?

CEREC (Chairside Economical Restoration of Esthetic Ceramics) dentistry uses CAD or CAM technology to quickly take accurate digital impressions of your teeth. Then, it creates precise restorations that include crowns, inlays, outlays, bridges, veneers, dental implants, dentures, and other orthodontic appliances.

Benefits of CEREC

The benefits of CEREC dentistry include:

Results in the Same Day

The advanced technology in CEREC dentistry enables the dentist to capture the impression of their patient's mouth, input their data, and create a dental restoration in just 20 minutes. It means that they can provide their patient with crowns, dentures, and dental veneers in only one day's visit. Hence, you no longer have to wait for weeks for your dental veneers and other restorations.

Provides More Accurate Impression

Mold-making is still common in dentistry and is used for making accurate dental restorations. However, with CEREC dentistry, your dentist can digitally scan your teeth and get a clear picture of the structure of your teeth and mouth. Then, again using CEREC technology, they can fabricate dental restorations created from that digital picture. Since it is accurate, it is more comfortable and lasts longer than one made from an ordinary mold.

Sturdy Restorations

Since CEREC technology uses high-quality ceramics to create dental restorations, it is likely to get damaged less than ordinary dental restorations. They last longer, have a natural feel, and their color can be easily matched with the color of your teeth. They are also stain-resistant.

Less Intrusive

In earlier times, patients had to give the impression of their teeth by biting into a pink putty. It makes patients uncomfortable and triggers their gag reflex sometimes. But today, dentists use a sling camera wand to take images from inside the mouth. It is the best option for patients with a high gag reflex.

For those who want fewer dental visits, CEREC dentistry is the best option. Always remember to opt for a professional that is a good fit for your needs. Now that you know what CEREC is and how it benefits you treat your dental problems with CEREC treatment now.

Prestigious Smiles Family Dentistry offers comprehensive dental care treatments including advanced CEREC procedures in Houston, Texas. For more information about CEREC and consultation, call us at (281) 880-6666, book online, or visit us at 14119 Stuebner Airline Rd, Houston, TX 77069. 

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