The importance and convenience of CEREC restorations
In a traditional dental office, the process of receiving a dental crown for a tooth can be rather extensive. It will start with a consultation visit and x-rays to check the health of the smile and determine if it is indeed required to protect and maintain a natural tooth. Once it has been determined that the patient will benefit from one, the dentist will make impressions of the tooth after it has been prepared with the removal of enamel. These impressions are molds sent out to a dental laboratory with strict instructions regarding size, color, and shape of the final restoration. A temporary crown is bonded in place until the new restoration arrives at the dental office—typically within a few weeks. Then the temporary crown is replaced with the final one at a second dental appointment.
This set of steps requires several appointments and a few weeks. Instead, patients who visit StarBrite Dental in Fremont, California will enjoy the benefits of a much faster option with CEREC restorations. CEREC is CAD/CAM software and devices used in some dental practices to provide same-day repairs. Instead of dealing with a traditional dentist who can take a long time to get your dental crowns, dental offices with CEREC technology can provide new restorations in just 15-20 minutes during the same appointment. This eliminates the need for a temporary crown and a second appointment. Patients love being able to rest in the dental chair while their new restoration is made by the dentist they know and trust right then and there!
If you reside in the area of Fremont, California and want to work with a dental team that has some of the best equipment available for fast, effective, and beautiful restorations, we highly encourage you to contact the team of StarBrite Dental today to schedule an appointment with Dr. Munira Lokhandwala. Her practice provides comprehensive dental care solutions for patients of all ages. Families enjoy the quality options for general, restorative, and cosmetic dentistry under one roof for children and adults.