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CEREC Crowns in Carmel Mountain Ranch

If you have a damaged tooth, or are interested in covering a misshapen or stained tooth, you may be a good candidate for a CEREC crown from Carmel Mountain Ranch Dental Care.

Dr. Carpenter and Dr. Collado are both restorative dentistry experts and are highly skilled in CEREC technology. They love creating comfortable, convenient, same-day dental crowns for patients throughout San Diego. And once you learn about how CEREC crowns can change your life, you’ll love this advanced technology, too.

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The Basics Of CEREC Crowns

Traditional dental crowns are made by taking molds and impressions of the teeth, and sending this information to an outsourced, third-party lab. Then, the crown is made and sent back to the dental office. This process usually takes 2-3 weeks.

CEREC crowns, on the other hand, use intraoral scans, CAD/CAM technology and a milling unit to produce the crown right in our office. CEREC stands for CEramic REConstruction, and with blocks of porcelain or ceramic, the milling units can manufacture prostheses like veneers, crowns, and inlays and onlays in just a few minutes. Which means you can get a crown placed in just one appointment!

How CEREC Crowns Are Made And Placed

First, your mouth will be examined to determine whether or not a CEREC crown is the proper treatment for your particular needs. If it is, Dr. Carpenter or Dr. Collado will clean your teeth, and anesthetize the area that is to be treated. Then, your tooth is prepared to provide a proper platform for the dental crown.

Next, digital scans are taken of your entire mouth. The digital scans are converted to digital molds that the CEREC milling unit can read to produce your new crown. Our dentists will have an opportunity to fine-tune your new crown for proper color, shape, size, and fit. Because everything is digital, the crown can be manufactured with extreme accuracy.

Once the crown is complete, your dentist will check to ensure the fit. And if everything looks and feels good, it will be permanently bonded into place.

The process only takes about 1-2 hours, and does not require a follow-up. You can get a crown in just one day with CEREC technology from Carmel Mountain Ranch Dental Care.

Interested In Same-Day CEREC Crowns? Contact Us Today!

You shouldn’t have to wait to get the dental treatment you need. That’s why we offer CEREC crowns in Carmel Mountain Ranch. By using the latest dental technology, Dr. Carpenter and Dr. Collado can provide some of the best dental care in San Diego. Contact us for an appointment today at (858) 487-6453, or stop by our office at 12075 Carmel Mountain Rd, Suite 210, San Diego, CA 92128. We hope to see you soon!

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