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CEREC vs. Conventional Crowns – What’s the Difference?

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The process for getting a dental crown has been the same for decades. Multiple appointments, injections, impressions, and then a two-week wait for your final crown to be finished.

Today, with the aid of 3-D printing technology, CEREC crowns in Tysons, VA can be designed, fabricated, and placed in a single visit. 

CEREC Dental Crowns in Just One Visit

You may be familiar with the steps involved with getting a new lab-fabricated dental crown. Your dentist would prepare the tooth, take impressions, make a temporary crown, and send all the specs to an outside dental lab. Then you had a two-week wait for your new crown to be prepared.

While traditional lab-fabricated crowns are ...

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3 Reasons We Would Recommend A Dental Crown

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Improvements and advances in dental materials and technology have given us many great options for restoring a damaged or unattractive smile. But one time-tested solution that has been used for decades is dental crowns.

How We Use Dental Crowns

Also referred to as “caps,” dental crowns are a reliable and durable restoration that protect and strengthen your teeth.

If the structure of a tooth is severely damaged by decay, trauma, or fracture, and a filling isn’t sufficient to protect it, a crown is usually recommended. The restoration surrounds a damaged tooth to provide support and protection. There are many materials to choose from when considering a dental crown, but all-porcelain is the most ...

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Don't Lose Your Crown to Candy! Foods to Think Twice about if You Wear a Crown

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Remember back when you were a kid and your teeth could handle just about anything you threw at them? Popcorn, gummies, and Tootsie Rolls were all easy to enjoy because your teeth were all healthy and intact.

You Aren't a Kid Anymore!

As an adult, you may have had your share of dental wear and tear that involved having restorations like fillings, crowns, and bridges to repair. These are all solutions that restore function and appearance, and while they may feel like a natural tooth, you still need to take special care with them.

The dental cement that dentists use to secure a restoration like a crown can last for decades but is ...

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