The CEREC® differenceThe initial stages of prepping a tooth for this type of treatment are similar to conventional methods. The area of damage is removed, and the tooth is reduced and shaped. That allows the restoration to fit snugly over top, blending naturally with adjacent teeth and into the gum line. That is where the similarity ends.
Once Dr. Bingham-Lester has prepped the tooth, she takes a digital scan. Using computer-aided technology, the CEREC® machine designs a restoration with precise contours and fit. Then it takes 15 minutes or less for the device to mill the inlay, onlay, crown or dental bridge here in our Gambrills office. The doctor applies ceramic stains to match the subtle color variations of your teeth, and fires the crown to harden the glaze. Again, this step is done while you wait, and takes only about 20 minutes.
Because the design process is so exact, additional fitting and trimming is not usually necessary. The restoration is bonded onto the prepared tooth and you go home with a restored smile; no follow-up visit needed!
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Benefit of CEREC®
- The convenience of a completed restoration in one visit.
- Gorgeous, natural appearance.
- A strong tooth that requires only regular daily hygiene.
- A trusted technique with more than 25 years of clinical testing. Over 28 million CEREC® restorations have been placed globally.
Dental bridges let you smile with confidenceThis brief video is packed with information on the dental bridge procedure. This non-surgical treatment replaces one or several missing teeth, restoring ability to eat, speak, and smile with self-assurance. For dental bridges call Dr. Bingham-Lester at Bingham-Lester Dentistry 410-885-6522.
Call 410-885-6522 to learn more about CEREC® and other advanced dental care technologies such as dental implants in Gambrills at Bingham-Lester Dentistry.
Dr. Vickii Bingham Lester is primarily interested in assisting patients in achieving an excellent lifestyle with healthy, functioning smiles. She graduated from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and completed a general practice residency at Montefiore Medical Center in New York City. Dr. Bingham's commitment to providing the best dental care possible encouraged her to dive more into the science and practice of dental implantology.
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