San Jose, CA area patients ask about the cost of same day dental crowns

Dr Munira Lokhandwala, Starbrite Dental, Providing same day crown service

When patients in the San Jose, CA area are told they require dental crowns, they may not be aware of the time needed to complete treatment in most dental practices. Patients need to have preparations done to their smile, temporaries placed, and an appointment weeks out for the bonding of their final crowns. Instead, StarBrite Dental patients can have same day restorations.

How are same day crowns possible?

While other dentists will take impressions of the smile and send these molds to a ceramist, sometimes states away, Dr. Munira Lokhandwala of StarBrite Dental creates crowns in-house. She can offer this service thanks to CEREC technology. CEREC is a CAD/CAM system that allows a dentist to mill a restoration out of a block of porcelain while patients wait – typically within 20 minutes. This is convenient for patients who would otherwise have to wait weeks for their repair.

What are the benefits of CEREC same day crowns?

CEREC crowns are:

  • Natural-looking
  • Durable
  • Affordable
  • Fast

Who is a candidate?

Anyone who requires a porcelain restoration for their smile is a candidate for CEREC. The CEREC milling machine not only provides same day dental crowns, but also inlays, onlays, bridges, and veneers. Dr. Munira Lokhandwala has invested in this equipment to provide her patients faster, more effective service than ever before! She is one of the few practices in the area that offers CEREC restorations to patients.

Are you interested in same day restorations?

Crowns, veneers, and other restorations can be made while you wait instead of wasting time and energy for extra appointments and the placement of temporaries. Visit Dr. Munira Lokhandwala to learn more about the advantages of CEREC technology. Her practice can be reached at 510-795-7786 to schedule an appointment, and is located at 38350 Fremont Boulevard in Suite #103.


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