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.
- Computer Designed and Milled
- Ceramic Crowns, Onlays and Veneers
- On-Facility Equipment
- Comfortable Computer Impressions
- Highest-Quality Ceramic Materials
- Most Restorations Complete in 1 Visit
A typical CEREC procedure:
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!
About CEREC (Chairside Economical Restoration of Esthetic Ceramics, or CEramic REConstruction)
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