If you are in need of a crown, you might be concerned about the length of time and preparation work that it takes to get a traditional crown. Luckily, there are CEREC crowns, which are done in a single visit at your dentist’s office. This is done by using advanced CAD/CAM technology to image the tooth and create a long lasting crown restoration that is ready within a couple hours.
As opposed to needing to prepare your natural teeth with impressions, digital impressions are taken of the tooth. The CEREC technology allows this to be done quickly and easily. Once the image is taken, the CAD-CAM machine creates a model which can be adjusted by the dentist. The dentist has the ability to see exactly what the crown will look like in the patient’s mouth – in 3D!