CEREC® by Sirona Dental Systems is the world's first system for the fabrication of all ceramic dental restorations in one office visit. CEREC® is an advanced dental technology that is utilized for the restoration of decayed cracked or chipped teeth. The CEREC® machine crafts a restoration in a matter of minutes. CEREC® restorations are made of compressed ceramics. It is for that reason that they are stronger than laboratory restorations which are layered porcelain. The most beneficial feature of receiving a CEREC® restoration is that it is accomplished in one visit with no impression material and no uncomfortable temporary. The procedure for the placement and fabrication of the CEREC® restoration is very simple. Once the decay and'or removal of the old restoration is completed the tooth will be shaped optimally for the restoration. A light spray will be applied to the tooth that aids the digital camera to take its 3-D image. Once an acceptable image is taken the restoration will be fabricated in front of you in digital form. Once the design is completed the CEREC® will mill the restoration. The milling process takes approximately 15 minutes and once completely milled the restoration will be ad,usted polished and cemented into place.
There are risks with any filling or crown material as well as with a CEREC® restoration that include but are not limited to sensitivity to temperature and possible root canal. There is a 5% risk with any filling performed on a tooth CEREC® restorations should not increase your chances of these risks. Exposure of the nerve of the tooth during removal of an existing restoration, removal of decay, or in shaping of the tooth, and endodontic (root canal) procedure will be required to prevent pain and/or infection. Even without the nerve becoming exposed the tooth may become symptomatic after the preparation or completion of the CEREC® procedure. The onset of the symptoms may come the next day, week, month, or year if the nerve has
If you make every recall/hygiene appointment in OUR according to our hygiene recommendation have no outstanding balance ANY CEREC® restoration that needs replacing due to defect or breakage due to nature cause will be replaced at no charge for 10 years from today we placed the CEREC® restoration.*