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Garrison Family Dentistry is proud to now offer Cerec crowns. Here is some information about that product.  CEREC by Sirona Dental Systems is the world's only system for the fabrication of all ceramic dental restorations in one office visit.  The patient can be in and out in a single visit with a permanent, all ceramic crown, onlay, or veneer.  For the patient, this means fewer injections, less drilling, and less schedule interruptions for dental care. 

Single Appointment Dental Care

Most dental restorative methods require more than one visit to the dentist. This means that on the first visit, the patient receives an injection of anesthesia, the tooth is prepared, an impression is taken, and a temporary restoration put on the tooth.  A second appointment is required in a couple of weeks, with another injection, removal of the temporary, and placement of a permanent restoration.  With CEREC, the procedure is done in a single appointment, start to finish.

Finest Dental Materials

Many years ago, dentists had few options to repair decayed and damaged teeth other than amalgam, gold, and other metals. With CEREC, the dentist can use strong, tooth colored ceramic materials to restore teeth to their natural strength, beauty and function.  These materials closely match the composition of natural tooth structure.  This means when the patient eats hot food and then drinks something cold, the restoration and tooth expand and contract at almost equal rates.  So, the tooth does not crack, and the patient may go on enjoying the evening.  Also, the materials are chemically bonded to the tooth, so the dentist can save as much healthy tooth tissue as possible while providing the patient with a dental restoration that strengthens the tooth. 

Smile Enhancement

The dentist can use CEREC for more than just crowns and fillings.  CEREC is capable of producing any single tooth restoration.  Chipped or discolored front teeth can be repaired with beautiful CEREC porcelain anterior crowns or veneers.  A person's smile makes a lasting first impression.  With a history of nearly 20 years, this equipment has helped dentists place over 6 million restorations using metal free materials that are the closest to the patient's natural enamel.  CEREC gives the patient the highest quality restorative care.