Too big cavities, broken teeth, and root canal treatment need a cover for the poor tooth. This is what crowns are for. They’re little caps your dentist installs to protect your teeth.
Your dentist recommends a crown according to your needs. With recent technology, there are now two types of crowns: CEREC crowns, and traditional crowns. Which is better?
CEREC stands for Chairside Economical Restoration of Esthetic Ceramics.
CEREC crowns are made of a solid block of ceramic or resin materials.
The best benefit of a CEREC crown is that we can make this for you in a single visit!
No more temporary crowns, waiting for your new crown to be made offsite, and then booking another appointment to get your crown installed.
With computer imaging technology, your CEREC crown fits perfectly with the rest of your mouth, including color. It’s practically invisible. The only people who can tell you have a CEREC crown will be you and your dentist. This gives it an advantage over metal crowns, which don’t look like teeth at all!
Because the CEREC crown is made of a solid block of material, it is stronger than other crowns, like ceramic crowns that can chip or break.
Speak to us about your crowns. As often happens, the cheapest option can cost you more in the long run.
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