CERAMIC CROWNS



Updated On Sunday, June 24, 2018 02:41:08 PM

Same day crowns are an innovative dental technology that is used for the restoration of decayed, cracked, or chipped teeth. This technology can produce complete crowns, onlays, inlays, and veneers. The same day crown machine crafts a restoration in a matter of minutes.

Same day crown restorations are made of compressed porcelain. It is for this reason that they are more durable than laboratory restorations, which are layered porcelain. The most useful feature of getting a same day crown restoration is that it is accomplished in one visit. In addition to the advantage of a one appointment restoration, there is no unpleasant impression material to bite on or a short-term crown to wear.

The procedure for placement of a same day crown restoration is really simple. The first step is to get rid of all decay from the tooth. The dentist will then form the tooth in preparation to take a digital picture. The tooth is then sprayed with a extremely fine powder. This permits the digital camera to take an acceptable image. Once this image is recorded, the tooth will appear on a computer screen in 3D. This will allow the dentist to create the restoration right in front of you.

Once the design is completed, the same day crown machine will mill the restoration. This step takes around 15 minutes. You can actually watch this process if you would like. When the restoration is finished milling, the dentist will position the restoration on your tooth.





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Same Day Crowns Restorations

CEREC stands for CERamic REConstruction and is a tool in our office that can take exact digital imagery of areas needing restoration and produce the proper restoration on the spot.

With our CEREC cad/cam machine, you can have your crown or other restoration finished in just one visit. We will design and custom fit your tooth precisely with our computer system milling unit right in the office. You no longer have to have a temporary crown or wait weeks for the laboratory to produce your crown.

CEREC can be utilized for a full scope of indications: partial crowns, posterior crowns, anterior crowns, veneers, inlays, and onlays.


Additional Dental Procedures That May Be Offered

A range of dental treatments are available for our local clients. Our goal is to provide a warm and soothing environment for your dental experience, whether you are visiting us for the very first time for a dental evaluation and cleaning, or you are returning to complete your cosmetic smile makeover.

The services shown below are a sample of what we may offer:

  • Dental Crowns

  • Dental Implants

  • Teeth Whitening

  • Full & Partial Dentures

  • Dental Bonding

  • Temporal-Mandibular Joint Treatments

  • Gum Disease

  • Porcelain Veneers

  • Dental Bridges

  • Root Canal Therapy

  • Fillings


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Bridges (Dental)

A dental bridge is a fixed (non-removable) appliance and is an exceptional method to replace missing teeth.

There are numerous types of bridges. We will talk about the best options for your specific case. The "traditional bridge" is the most popular type and is usually made from porcelain fused to metal. These fixed bridges are most popular because they resemble your natural teeth. This type of bridge consists of 2 crowns that go over two anchoring teeth (abutment teeth) and are attached on either side of the artificial teeth (pontics), filling the space developed by multiple missing teeth.

Dental bridges are extremely resilient and will last multiple years with appropriate home care; however, they might have to be replaced or re-cemented due to normal wear.

A Couple Reasons For Considering A Fixed Bridge:

  • Restore chewing and speaking capability.

  • Maintain facial shape.

  • Fill area of missing teeth.

  • Prevent remaining teeth from drifting out of position.

  • Upgrade from a removable partial denture to a permanent dental appliance.

  • Restore your smile.


What does getting a Fixed Bridge include?

Getting a bridge usually needs 2 or more visits. While the teeth are numb, the two anchoring teeth are prepared by eliminating a portion of enamel to allow for a crown. Next, a extremely accurate impression (mold) is made which will be sent out to a dental lab where the bridge will be made. In addition, a temporary bridge will be made and worn for multiple weeks until your next visit.

At the second visit, your permanent bridge will be thoroughly checked, adjusted, and cemented to attain a proper fit and comfortable bite.

You will receive care instructions at the conclusion of your treatment. Proper brushing, flossing and regular dental visits will help in the life of your new permanent bridge.

Why You Should Consider Dental Bridges?

This is an option for filling the space created by a missing tooth. It is formed to resemble the missing tooth, and it takes its place in the mouth. The sides of a bridge uses the two surrounding teeth for assistance, hence the name. A bridge replaces the missing tooth, both functionally and cosmetically. Bridge work is as much an art as it is an exact science. The materials used may be gold alloys, porcelain bonded to metal alloy, or all ceramic material. The option of material depends on requirements for strength, wear, and/or esthetics.

It is essential that a missing tooth be replaced as soon as possible for numerous reasons. If not treated the teeth surrounding the gap begin to move inward, producing a whole chain reaction of bad things. Teeth utilize their neighbors for support, and, with one missing, they start to "fall." As this gets worse the bite changes in reaction to the pressure. This can ultimately lead to problems with the entire jaw, e.g. TMJ. The surrounding teeth weaken and it is simply a matter of time before they, too, are lost. Gum disease becomes a severe problem, with the difficulty of treatment enhancing as the neglect continues.


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