What is a Cerec in Liverpool ?

CEREC® 3D is an acronym for Chairside Economical Restoration of Esthetic Ceramics. Translated, it means that a dentist can economically restore damaged teeth in a single appointment using a high-quality ceramic material that matches the natural color of other teeth.

Imagine a dental practice where you can go and have your new false tooth made and fitted during a single visit within one hour. This is what CEREC technology has made possible.

How does the instrument work in Liverpool ?


CEREC® 3D uses CAD/CAM (Computer Aided Design/Computer Aided Manufacturing) technology, incorporating a camera, computer and milling machine in one instrument. The dentist uses a special camera to take an accurate picture of the damaged tooth. This optical impression is transferred and displayed on a color computer screen, where the dentist uses CAD technology to design the restoration. Then CAM takes over and automatically creates the restoration while the patient waits. Finally, the dentist bonds the new restoration to the surface of the old tooth. The whole process takes about one hour
 
What does this innovation mean for a patient in Liverpool ?


A tooth-colored restoration means no more silver-mercury fillings discoloring smiles. The filling is natural-looking, compatible with tissue in the mouth, anti-abrasive and plaque resistant. Dentists no longer need to create temporaries or take impressions and send them to a lab. Because of this, the traditional second visit has been eliminated.

What Kinds of Procedures Can It Perform in Liverpool ?

  • Partial  Crowns
  • Complete Crowns
  • Porcelain Inlays and Onlays which preserve healthy tooth structures

What Are the Advantages CEREC® 3D Offers in Liverpool ?

                                                 

  • The dentist performs the restoration in a single session, usually in about one-two hour(s).
  • No need for the dentist to make an impression and send it to a lab
  • No return visits for the patient
  • The restoration is natural looking, as it is made out of tooth-colored ceramic material
  • Ceramic material is biocompatible, high-grade, anti-abrasive and plaque-resistant.
  • Metal-free -- no silver-colored fillings.
  • Allows dentist to save more of the healthy tooth
  • Extremely precise

CEREC® 3D has over a decade of clinical research and documentation to support the technology. The thousands of CEREC® Vita Porcelain restorations have been proven precise, safe and effective and now there are more options with the introduction and use of other porcelains with other esthetic properties.

Ceramic Onlays in Liverpool

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Ceramic onlays created with CEREC 3D technology, completed in one visit! 

CEREC onlay in Liverpool

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There was decay underneath this silver filling. Once the filling and subsequent decay was removed it left a very weak cusp tip that was covered with the onlay.
For more information about CAD/CAM Cerec restorations CLICK HERE
For information about the Advantages of Porcelain Onlays CLICK HERE

CEREC onlays in Liverpool

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This tooth had a very large silver filling that was failing, notice the gap between the filling and tooth, also notice the fractured pieces of enamel… This tooth was restored with a CEREC onlay, for a very aesthetic result.

Composite Quadrant in Liverpool

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