If you have a dental crown, you probably remember how it went: For your first appointment, you had to go to your Northport, NY dentist and have your tooth prepared for the crown. Then came the goopy impression, which would be sent to the lab for fabrication of your crown. Your dentist applied a temporary crown that was at risk of falling off while you awaited your permanent crown.
Then you had to go to the dentist a second time for a follow-up appointment, during which your crown was placed and cemented into place. For most people, two dental appointments within a couple of weeks is a hassle. But with CEREC same-day crown technology at your Northport, NY dentist, your tooth will be prepared, the crown made, and your permanent restoration placed in one easy appointment.
What Is CEREC?
A CEREC crown is a restoration that we make while you wait using computer-aided design software. The end result is a natural-looking restoration that blends in seamlessly with the rest of your teeth. You might wonder about the quality of CEREC crowns, but you needn’t. CEREC crowns are just as durable and strong as traditional crowns. With their metal-free construction, you won’t have any gray margins that you did with your previous dental crowns.
When Is CEREC Used?
A CEREC crown is used wherever traditional crowns have been used, including to repair teeth that are broken or cracked, fractured by a large filling, or weakened by a root canal. We also use CEREC crowns to top of a dental implant or to hold a dental bridge in place.
Am I a Good Candidate for a CEREC Crown?
Most patients are great candidates for CEREC crowns. We can confirm that with you after Dr. Amaya conducts a thorough examination.
Call Northport Family Dental About CEREC Crowns
Getting a dental crown in Northport, NY can be as convenient as coming in for one dental appointment. Give us a call to find out more about CEREC crowns!