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3 Benefits of CEREC Technology

When you have a damaged tooth, receiving a quick and comfortable repair is ideal. Thanks to advances in dental technology, you can resolve unsightly, painful tooth deterioration with one appointment if your dentist uses CEREC, or Chairside Economical Restoration of Esthetic Ceramics.

CEREC uses computer-aided design and manufacturing to accelerate tooth repair, so you can get in and out of the dentist’s office and on with your life, free from the interruption of tooth pain and diminished dental function. It’s a proven technology used by dentists for more than three decades, and it is conveniently offered at Ocotillo Trails Family Dentistry in San Tan Valley, Arizona.

If you’re researching tooth-repair options, consider these benefits of CEREC

1. CEREC is fast

Your dentist can repair your tooth in one appointment using CEREC. After your dentist removes decayed tissue or defective fillings, the 3D camera measures your teeth within seconds, and milling units produce CEREC restorations within minutes. As a result, your dentist can place the filling immediately, eliminating the need for temporary fillings or crowns.

Consider the hassle of needing multiple appointments to address the same issue: Not only is it frustrating, it can be difficult to accommodate so many interruptions to your schedule. In its entirety, CEREC takes about an hour. At every point of the process, your dentist is expediting your return to a normal, healthy, good-looking smile.

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2. CEREC reduces discomfort

Anyone who has experienced tooth impressions knows they’re generally unpleasant. With CEREC, you don’t have to dread your dentist making a cast of your teeth, because cameras take care of that. The digital scans not only improve accuracy in restoration modeling, they’re quick and painless.

With the ability to immediately place the ceramic restoration, your dentist won’t have to use stopgap measures like temporary fillings or crowns. You will have a solid, reliable replacement upon leaving the dentist’s office, allowing you to carry on as if the tooth damage had never occurred.

3. CEREC produces great-looking results

Your dentist bonds CEREC restorations directly to your tooth, creating a seamless repair and leaving no trace of damage. Forget silver-dotted teeth or unsightly discolorations—the ceramic material looks and feels like your surrounding teeth, ensuring a natural-looking smile for years to come.

Ocotillo Trails Family Dentistry offers CEREC because we value our patients’ time and comfort. Not only will these restorations satisfy your immediate need for tooth repair, they will help you maintain a healthy, natural-looking smile for many years to come.

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