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3 Things to Know about CEREC

August 28, 2019
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Posted By: King Dental
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Do you have a broken or cracked tooth? You may benefit from a dental crown restoration. If you don't have a lot of time to wait for extra protection for your tooth, you may be interested in CEREC.

CEREC dental technology makes smile restorations more efficient and reliable. Patients in Huntsville benefit significantly from CEREC dental crowns, which enhance both your health and your smile.

Cerec Technology Is Fast

Dr. King may recommend dental crowns to protect weakened or damaged teeth. Dental crowns cover the entire surface of the tooth, like a cap. Traditionally, getting dental crowns in Huntsville, AL, would take a bit of time, up to weeks for a crown to be fabricated. CEREC speeds up the process to just one dental appointment. This makes it possible to make a same-day appointment to fix a tooth or improve your smile, and walk out with a healthy and beautiful mouth! 

CEREC Crowns Look Natural

Just because CEREC is fabricated quicker than traditional crowns does not take away from its high quality. CEREC is made from a tooth-colored ceramic material that blends in with your existing teeth. Using 3-D imaging technology, Dr. King can create a dental crown that fits uniformly with your smile. Aside from looking like your natural tooth, it also functions naturally, so you never have to worry about it not feeling organic. You can rest assured knowing that when you smile and laugh, no one will be able to spot the crown from adjacent teeth.

CEREC Is Painless

It's natural to feel some mild sensitivity after the CEREC procedure, but this is temporary and should not cause any discomfort. You can resume your daily oral hygiene habits right after the procedure. We recommend staying away from chewy or sticky foods right after the procedure. Otherwise, the process is quick, painless, and does not interfere with your daily life. In fact, it improves your quality of life significantly!

With proper care and maintenance, your CEREC restorations can last for many years. You should treat your CEREC crown like your natural teeth and maintain routine brushing and flossing to avoid tooth decay. 

If you are in Huntsville, AL, and need a tooth crown or quick tooth restoration, we can help! Give us a call today!

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