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CEREC – Teeth in a Day

At Quadrant Dental Practice, we’re proud to offer CEREC®, a cutting-edge technology that allows us to create custom dental restorations right here in our office. With CEREC, you can enjoy the benefits of a beautiful, long-lasting dental restoration without having to wait for traditional lab-made restorations. Our skilled team of dentists use the latest in digital imaging technology to take precise measurements and create your new restoration in a matter of minutes. With CEREC, you’ll experience less time in the dental chair and less discomfort, all while enjoying a stunning, natural-looking smile.

What is CEREC?

CEREC, which stands for Chairside Economical Restoration of Esthetic Ceramics, is a type of dental technology that allows for the creation and placement of dental restorations in a single appointment. This innovative technology uses computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM) to design and create high-quality dental restorations, including crowns, bridges, and inlays/onlays, in just one visit to the dentist. This means that patients can receive a new, beautiful restoration in just one visit, without the need for multiple appointments or temporary restorations.

What is the process of CEREC?

The CEREC process is a remarkable advancement in dentistry. It begins with a precise digital scan of the affected tooth, eliminating the need for traditional impressions. Using this digital model, a custom restoration is meticulously designed to fit the tooth’s unique specifications. Next, an in-office milling machine crafts the restoration from a high-quality ceramic block with great precision. This efficient process allows for same-day dental work, reducing the need for multiple appointments. It ensures that patients receive durable, natural-looking restorations in a single visit, making it a convenient and effective solution for dental restorations.

Benefits of CEREC

CEREC offers many benefits to patients who are in need of dental restorations. With CEREC, there is no need for multiple appointments or the use of temporary restorations. The restoration is designed and created in-office, allowing for faster, more convenient treatment. CEREC restorations are also highly durable and long-lasting, providing patients with a beautiful, functional smile for many years to come.

Who is a good candidate for CEREC?

CEREC is a great option for anyone who is in need of a dental restoration, such as a crown, bridge, or inlay/onlay. It is particularly beneficial for those who are looking for a fast, convenient treatment option that allows them to receive their new restoration in just one visit to the dentist. CEREC is also a great option for patients who have busy schedules, as it eliminates the need for multiple appointments. If you are considering CEREC, your dentist can help you determine if it is the right choice for you.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is CEREC safe?

Yes, CEREC restorations are safe and have been widely used in dentistry for over 30 years. The technology has been tested and proven to be safe, effective, and reliable, and has been used in millions of dental procedures worldwide. Additionally, the materials used for CEREC restorations are biocompatible and have been approved by regulatory agencies such as the FDA.

How long does the CEREC procedure take?

On average, the entire CEREC procedure, including preparation, imaging, and placement of the final restoration, typically takes between one and two hours to complete.

Are there any special care instructions for CEREC restorations?

No, CEREC restorations do not require any special care instructions. Simply brush and floss as you normally would, and maintain regular dental check-ups to ensure the longevity of your restoration.

Is the CEREC restoration durable?

Yes, CEREC restorations are made from high-quality, dental-grade materials and are designed to be durable and long-lasting. With proper oral hygiene and regular dental check-ups, CEREC restorations can last for many years.

Why Choose Us for CEREC?

At Quadrant Dental Practice, we are proud to have a dedicated team of dental professionals who are committed to providing high-quality dental care to our patients. Our team includes experienced dentists, hygienists, nurses and a management team who are knowledgeable, friendly, and compassionate. Our team is experienced in CEREC and is here to provide personalised and effective treatments that meet your unique needs and goals.

What Our Patients Think of Us

Helen Brown
Helen Brown
2023-11-14
Peter is a fantastic dentist. I can’t thank him enough for giving me back my smile and confidence. I would highly recommend Peter he is so kind and patient 😊
Tevfik Boztepe
Tevfik Boztepe
2023-03-20
Very professional,  I will never forget your kindness during my treatment. As nervous as I was to go through with it, you made sure that I felt comfortable and not just another number on the chart.I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart for being so kind dr Donald.  You are the best dentist I have ever been to.
tonyatemcor
tonyatemcor
2022-07-22
Always well looked after ,had first app since covid, donald reassured me and got app for tooth repair quickly.
Tigerlilly Feelfree
Tigerlilly Feelfree
2021-07-26
I am so happy with the treatment I recieved today. I was terrified because I have been in so much pain but I was well looked after and the tooth was taken in minutes. I can't thank the dentist enough ❤
Gillian Bell
Gillian Bell
2017-10-26
Was made to feel at ease as was feeling slightly nervous, Donald makes sure that you are comfortable and relaxed, as do the rest of the team. Highly recommend!
James Millar
James Millar
2017-10-25
Fantastic practice with exceptional staff.
Ralph Pottie
Ralph Pottie
2016-11-01
Always a professional and friendly service.
Stephan Conze
Stephan Conze
2016-09-04
Of all the Dental practices I have been to, this is genuinely the one I have felt the most well looked after at. It is in a pleasant location, well maintained and has very friendly staff. The dentist are very professional and great and making you feel at ease. I have only positive things to say of the Quadrant Dental Practice and their team.

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