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CEREC - Crowns in One Visit

In the past, having a porcelain crown created and placed took at least two visits. You want the look, feel, and stability of porcelain crowns with as little time spent in the dentist's chair as possible, and this is where CEREC single visit crowns come in. CEREC technology allows our office to assess the shape of your teeth and create custom porcelain crowns while you wait.

The CEREC system uses "CAD- CAM" technology.  It first creates images of your oral structures using a special camera - no messy impressions required. Once the computerized system has determined the size and shape required for your porcelain crown, inlay, or onlay, the image is sent to the in-house milling unit, which carves the piece out of a porcelain block. We place your new porcelain restoration and have you out of the office in no time. No further visits needed.

Single Visit Crowns

Most dental restorative methods require more than one visit to the dentist. This means that on the first visit, you get an injection of anesthesia, your tooth prepared, an impression taken, and a temporary restoration put on your tooth. You make a second appointment for a couple of weeks later, and get an injection, have the temporary pried off (if it hasn't fallen off already, and have a permanent restoration put on. Why go to the dentist a second time when you don't have to? With CEREC, the procedure is done in a single appointment, start to finish

The Finest Dental Materials

A CEREC tooth restoration isn't just convenient, it is also healthy.  Many years ago, dentist had few options to repair  decayed and damaged teeth other than amalgam, gold, and other metals. With CEREC, Dr. Salmonson and Dr. Tirado can use the strongest, tooth colored ceramic material.  This will retore your teeth to their natural strength, beauty, and function. These porcelain restorations are chemically bonded to your tooth so we can save as much of your healthy tooth as possible.