Same Day Crowns
At River Dental, we can help restore your smile with Same Day Crowns using CEREC 3D Technology. Your dentist will work with you to create and place your crowns in one visit, allowing you to leave your appointment with a healthier smile.
Same Day Crowns
What is CEREC 3D?
CEREC 3D is a new technology that helps dentists restore damaged teeth. The new “what you see is what you get” software makes designing the perfect restoration fun and easy. CEREC 3D stands for Chairside Economical Restoration of Esthetic Ceramics. 3D adds an exciting new dimension to the way it works.
How does CEREC 3D work?
First, the dentist prepares the damaged tooth by painting a thin layer of reflective powder directly on the tooth’s surface. Using a special camera, the dentist then takes a picture of the tooth. No need to take a messy impression and send it to the lab. As the design of the restoration evolves on-screen, the dentist views it with a full 360-degree perspective.
Freeform editing in three-dimensional realism makes designing the restoration intuitive and precise.
In the virtual world of of CEREC 3D, the dentist views, manipulates and verifies all aspects of restoration design for accuracy and assurance of an ideal fit. The material block is then placed in the milling chamber. Minutes later, milling is complete and the restoration is ready to place.
What kinds of procedures can it perform?
- Partial and full crowns
- All other single-tooth restorations
What are the advantages CEREC 3D Offers?
- The dentist performs the restoration in a single session, usually in less than one hour
- No need for the dentist to make an impression and send it to a lab
- No return visits for the patient
- The restoration is natural looking, as it is made out of tooth-colored ceramic material
- Ceramic material is biocompatible, high-grade, anti-abrasive and plaque-resistant
- Metal-free; no silver-colored fillings
- Allows dentist to save more of the healthy tooth
- Extremely precise
Metal Free Crowns and Bridges
River Dental is a proud, metal-free practice. We use metal free materials to replace old or damaged crowns. Our new porcelain restorations reflect the translucence of natural teeth and won’t show wear or cause opposing teeth to erode.
Due to the advent of porcelain and composite fillings, you can now replace metal-based fillings.
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