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CEREC Single-Visit Crowns at Aesthetic Dentistry Anderson, SC

Aesthetic Dentistry, located in Anderson, SC, is committed to providing patients with the latest innovations in safe and effective dental care. That’s why we’re excited to be able to offer you natural-looking ceramic restorations that can be completed in just one day. If you have been attempting to find a “CEREC dentist near me” using a search engine, we’re your best search result yet!

Top facts about the CEREC crown procedure:

  • CEREC has been used worldwide for more than 25 years.
  • The all-ceramic material matches your natural shade of brightness.
  • Only one appointment is necessary to fully restore a tooth or teeth.

What is involved in CEREC treatment

CEREC is a method of fabricating restorations in our office. This eliminates the need for a dental lab, and gives us full control over the final product. If changes are needed to achieve the perfect fit, we can correct them immediately, without having to schedule another appointment.

To begin, Dr. Groeber determines the most appropriate restoration for the desired outcome. This may be an inlay, onlay, or crown. Then, the damaged structure is removed. We use local anesthetic to make sure this is a comfortable process. This is similar to getting a standard filling or crown, but this is where the similarities end.

To plan your new restoration, we take optical impressions, not the standard, messy molds that you may have had to endure in the past. To capture the necessary data, the tooth is coated with a tasteless, non-toxic powder, and a special camera snaps a picture and sends it to the software. Here, the standard image is transformed utilizing CEREC 3D technology into a 3D model of your tooth, which enables us to design your crown. Once the final data is sent to the milling machine, it takes only about 20 minutes to complete fabrication, producing the new, natural CEREC restoration. Dr. Groeber places the inlay, onlay, or crown after evaluating it for precise fit. The bonding process, and the polished finish on the CEREC restoration leads to durability and aesthetic value like the natural tooth.

Benefits of ceramic restoration using the CEREC crown process:

  • Saves time: Traditional crowns require multiple visits, a temporary crown, and a wait to have a permanent crown placed. The CEREC process does all of that in a single visit.
  • Saves money: The CEREC crown cost is beneficial for almost every patient, as the amount of money spent on multiple visits is decreased and the cost of the temporary crown is eliminated. In addition, many people require time off from their job to have dental work done. Getting the crown in one day decreases the amount of time required off from your job.
  • Decreases discomfort: Many patients report enjoying the CEREC process significantly more than the traditional crown process. Part of that is the method used to get an impression of your tooth. Instead of the sticky putty used for traditional crowns, we use a special camera to take multiple images of your tooth. The camera is smaller than the tip of a ball point pen.
  • Less invasive: This type of restoration requires far less preparation than a traditional crown. This helps keep the integrity of your natural tooth more intact.
  • Preventive: Temporary crowns can lead to both further injury and decay due to improper fit. Same day restorations eliminate these concerns. We find them to be the preferred method in helping our patients keep their smiles healthy.

At Aesthetic Dentistry, we feel that, in comparison to traditional crowns, there are really no CEREC crowns disadvantages. We love that this method can be used for any tooth, including your front teeth. The patient reviews of their CEREC crown experiences that we receive support that this is the preferable method for them as well. We are committed to providing you with care that works in harmony with your life and your body. We believe that the innovative techniques and convenience of this type of restoration fits that commitment.

If you’re searching for a new dental home that provides you with convenient, comfortable, and innovative dental care, give us a call today. We welcome patients from not just Anderson, but also from Belton and Greenville County. Call now to find out more about the CEREC restoration process and how we can help you get started on the smile of your dreams. (864) 216-7997.

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