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CEREC® Dentist in Glendale, AZ

Welcome to our cutting-edge dental practice, where our CEREC dentist in Glendale offers state-of-the-art same-day crowns, ensuring swift, precise, and comfortable dental restorations. Technology has brought advances across many industries, and dental care is one of them. One of the newest breakthroughs is CEREC® (Chairside Economical Restoration of Esthetic Ceramic) technology. This cutting-edge system creates ceramic tooth restorations on a same-day basis. Patients must no longer wait for their crowns or veneers to come back from the lab as this state-of-the-art process crafts them in the office.

CEREC is available at Glendale, AZ and the surrounding area. Schedule a consultation with our team and learn more about this system and whether it is the right choice for you. Contact our office at (623) 400-6009 to make an appointment today.

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Understanding How CEREC Works

CEREC is also known as Chairside Economical Restoration of Esthetic Ceramics, or CEramic REConstruction. It uses Computer Assisted Design and Computer Assisted Manufacturing (CAD/CAM), which has been used in manufacturing for several decades to create precision parts, tools, and even vehicles. Since its introduction to the dental field over two decades ago, this system has become a quick and precise means of producing ceramic veneers, crowns, bridges, and more.

The International Congress of Oral Implantologists explains that CAD/CAM technology helps CEREC dentists give patients top-quality, durable, and natural-appearing dental restorations. CAD/CAM technology aids in dental restoration design and production and allows dentists to create solutions that are not possible otherwise.

Since its introduction to the dental field over two decades ago, this system has become a quick and precise means of producing ceramic veneers, crowns, bridges, and more.

Benefits of CEREC Technology

CEREC technology rivals the lost-wax casting method, which uses wax to make a second mold for the dental restoration piece.

CEREC Is the Healthier Option for Dental Health

A CEREC restoration is not only the quicker, more convenient option; it is also the healthier option. This technology allows dentists to use more of the natural tooth than before. Other methods use amalgam to fix tooth damage, but CEREC uses ceramic to save as much healthy tooth tissue as possible.

The CEREC restoration is chemically bonded to teeth to restore its natural beauty and strength. The restoration positioning is non-invasive to the gums and results in a faster healing time. The use of additional dental tissue helps to aid in overall tooth and gum maintenance.

A CEREC restoration is not only the quicker, more convenient option; it is also the healthier option.

Expected Processing Time for CEREC

After removing any tooth decay, intraoral scanners collect measurements for the CAD/CAM system. The restoration design may take anywhere from a few minutes for a simple piece to thirty minutes for a bridge.

Once complete, the cosmetic dentist will fit the piece into the patient’s mouth and examine it for fit and proper function. It is then glazed and fired before a second fitting with the patient, where the restoration is cemented into place and polished. The entire process takes about two hours, with the patient waiting 30 to 45 minutes in total between fittings and finalization.

The restoration design may take anywhere from a few minutes for a simple piece to thirty minutes for a bridge.

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What To Expect After Receiving CEREC Care

In order to ensure tooth restorations fit well and function properly, regular care and maintenance are required. Patients should avoid chewy, sticky, and hard foods for up to two days after receiving a CEREC restoration to allow the cement to harden. Teeth may feel sensitive for as many as two weeks afterward, but pain medication may ease this discomfort.

Regular, twice-daily brushing and flossing is the best way to ensure the longevity of any restoration, as well as existing teeth. Crowns and other dental restorations can last for several years with proper care and bi-annual checkups. We recommend patients inform their providers as soon as they notice any changes or concerns with their restoration, no matter how small.

Regular, twice-daily brushing and flossing is the best way to ensure the longevity of any restoration, as well as existing teeth.

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Quality Dental Services Can Transform Your Smile

By visiting us as soon as possible, our team can help get you the professional treatment you need. Instead of waiting around and allowing the symptoms to get worse, we can provide you with treatment options.
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Dental Terminology

Cosmetic Dentistry
Cosmetic dentistry is generally used to refer to any dental work that improves the appearance (though not necessarily the function) of a person’s teeth, gums and/or bite.
Decay
Tooth decay is when the enamel of the tooth begins to decay and cause erosion from plaque and tartar on the teeth.
Dental Caries
Dental caries are also known as cavities and result from a lack of proper oral hygiene leaving plaque that forms tiny holes in the teeth.
Dental Checkup
A dental checkup is an appointment that involves cleaning the teeth, identifying any signs of infection and removing said signs of infection at least once every six months in the office.
Dental Filling
A dental filling involves restoring the structure of the tooth by using metal, alloy, porcelain or plastic to fill the tooth.
Dental Prophylaxis
A dental prophylaxis is a professional and detailed cleaning that involves the removal of plaque, calculus and stains from the teeth.
Dental Sealants
Dental sealants contain a resinous material that we apply to the chewing surfaces of the posterior teeth to prevent dental caries.
Dentist
A dentist, also known as a dental surgeon, is a doctor who specializes in the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases and conditions of the oral cavity.
Gingivitis
Gingivitis is the inflammation of gum tissue that results from plaque, other infections in the mouth and poor oral hygiene.
Tartar
Tartar forms when plaque builds up on the surface of the teeth and calcifies into a hard surface that is much more difficult to remove and will require professional treatment.
Tooth Enamel
Tooth enamel is the protective visible outer surface of a tooth that contains the dentin and dental pulp.

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Dental services can vary, and each practice has its own approach to technology and patient care. Every general dentist can offer routine checkups and cleanings. If you need specialized care, look for a practice that offers specialized services and advanced techniques. If you are searching for a new dental provider, let Singh Smile Care in Glendale, AZ deliver the care you need. Call us at (623) 400-6009 to learn more about our services and policies.
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