"Very caring practice! Gentle cleaning and made me feel that I was an important patient."
"I truly felt comfortable from just entering your office, and i thank you for that. Thank you to the staff and especially Dr. Salling for the amazing work he did, in his debt I am."
"Thanks Dr. Jamie Salling and Pam Morris Riggan for taking care of my sweet girl yesterday! You two are the bomb.com!"
"I have been going to Salling and Tate for over 10 years. Dr Tate is thorough and courteous. Very little discomfort during procedures. A pleasant office all around."
"Great visit. Quick and easy!"
"Excellent experience, as always!"
We are proud to offer CEREC Restorations. CEREC is the latest in computerized dental technology that will save you time and more of your natural tooth structure, with convenience and comfort. We have two cutting-edge CEREC systems available for your convenience, once again evidencing Salling & Tate as an industry leader in technological services.
Keep in mind that not every dentist uses CEREC dental technology, yet. CEREC is catching on though- over 4,000 dentists in the U.S. and Canada use CEREC and over seven million restorations have been placed worldwide.
Exam and Preparation
Your dentist examines your teeth, decides on the preparation method and starts prepping your teeth
An optical impression (picture) of the prepared tooth is taken.
Your dentist uses the CEREC machine to design and create your tooth filling, dental crown or veneers, right in the office!
CEREC or Cerec, is a method of CAD/CAM dentistry developed by W. Mörmann and M. Brandestini at the University of Zurich in 1980 for creating dental restorations. Using CAD/CAM (computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing), this process allows dentists to construct, produce, and insert individual ceramic restorations directly at the point of treatment in a single appointment, rather than over multiple appointments with labside work in between.
CAD/CAM dentistry involves a digital impression from one or more scans (using visible light scanning, digital radiographs, CT scans, or other methods), designing the restoration on the computer