A recent innovation available at Aesthetic & Implant Dentistry is the CEREC one visit restoration. The crown or veneer is milled by a computer to fit your tooth precisely, thus eliminating the need for an outside dental laboratory. With CEREC’s CAD-CAM technology, the crown/veneer is made by a computer while you wait, thus eliminating the second appointment and the need for a temporary. These CEREC restorations are milled out of pure ceramic.
There are several advantages to the patient for having a CEREC restoration placed: