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The advancement in technology and the advent of powerful computers in recent years has enabled dentists to offer effective new-age solutions to many old problems. CEREC is one of those technologies to have emerged in recent years. An acronym for Chairside Economical Restoration of Esthetic Ceramic, the process seems complicated at first but isn’t at all. In this blog, we will give you an idea of how it works and its advantages.
CEREC is a method of creating dental restorations at a dental office. Typically, these restorations are used to repair damage to your tooth from injury or decay. In fact, some dental offices have advanced equipment that helps design and create restorations using a computer’s help.
The restorations are crafted with the help of CAD/CAM, and the process involves creating designs based on scans of impressions with software and then sent to a specialized unit that fabricates ceramic replacements. Essentially, the CEREC process can be broken down into three steps.
Here are a few advantages of CEREC compared to conventional forms of treatment:
CEREC may come at a marginally higher cost, but given that it solves your problem with a single dental appointment, it is the perfect solution for the fast-paced 21st-century crowd who value their time very much.
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