Sometimes you just have to take the good with the bad. Finding out that you need to have a dental crown may not be the news you wanted to hear from Dr. Anderson. However, there is some good news—Anderson Family Dental uses CEREC in Colorado Springs to give patients quality dental restorations in just one visit.
June 10, 2016
November 30, 2015
For years, restoring damaged teeth with crowns has taken at least two dental office visits, and several weeks wearing a temporary while a lab milled the permanent crown. Thanks to CEREC same-day crowns, patients don’t have to wait weeks to restore their smiles, and the in-office milling unit may even allow our team to produce better results.
July 28, 2015
At Anderson Family Dental, Dr. Erick Anderson and his team of dental hygienists and dental assistants understand that you might not want to hear you have a tooth that needs a crown. First, that means your tooth is damaged enough to require a restoration. And secondly, there’s the time you’ll need to carve out of your busy schedule in order to have the crown placed. Well, here’s some good news—Anderson Family Dental offers CEREC one visit crowns. CEREC stands for Chairside Economical Restoration of Esthetic Ceramics. With this state-of-the-art technology, Dr. Erick can prep your tooth, fabricate your crown and set it all in the course of one appointment.
Dental crowns are commonly used to repair a number of dental problems including severe tooth decay, a cracked tooth, a broken tooth or a tooth that needs protection after root canal therapy. Traditionally, crowns required at least a couple of office visits scheduled several weeks apart. In between appointments, patients would need to wear a temporary crown while the permanent crown was created in a dental lab. With CEREC same day crowns, however, we can restore your tooth quickly and efficiently.
More about CEREC Crowns
The CEREC system at Anderson Family Dental consists of a digital camera, 3D CAD software to design your tooth restoration and a milling unit that fabricates your new crown in our office. Dr. Erick begins the procedure by making sure you’re completely comfortable. Then, once the affected tooth and the surrounding area are adequately anesthetized, we’ll prepare your tooth for the new metal-free crown.
Using the CEREC camera, we then take a digital impression of your tooth, which is transferred to the system’s computer. With this image, the 3D CAD software creates a virtual model of your tooth and designs your crown. The design, which includes the restoration’s correct color, shape and biting surface, is sent to the milling unit in our office. This milling unit uses high-speed burs to accurately fabricate the CEREC crown in only about 20 minutes. Once milled, the restoration can be polished or stained for even more lifelike appearance.
Finally, Dr. Erick carefully inspects your new crown, checks the fit and cements it into place. Thanks to the convenience and efficiency of CEREC one visit crowns, your tooth is completely restored.
Call Our Office Today
If you would like to learn more about CEREC crowns, then call Anderson Family Dental. Dr. Erick and his team welcome patients from Colorado Springs, CO, Falcon, Fort Carson, Black Forest, Stratmoor, and the neighboring areas.
February 28, 2015
High quality, natural-looking, and custom dental crowns don’t have to take forever. Dr. Erick can restore or replace your decayed or lost tooth in just one appointment. We use high-tech digital optical impressions and cutting-edge CEREC (Chairside Economical Restoration of Esthetic Ceramics) computer technology to increase our treatment efficiency, productivity, and accuracy. Our digital impressions equipment can be used to design and fabricate same-day dental restorations to reduce your total appointment time and eliminate the need for multiple visits. You can walk-in with severely damaged teeth, and walk-out with a fully restored, confident new smile. If you want modern dental care that supports your busy schedule, make a dental crowns appointment with Anderson Family Dental today. Dr. Erick Anderson is a highly qualified Colorado Springs restorative dentist. Anderson Family Dental proudly restores smiles daily throughout Colorado Springs, CO, Falcon, Fort Carson, Black Forest, Stratmoor, and the surrounding communities.
Digital impressions allow us to create virtual, computer-generated replicas of your hard and soft tissues using lasers and other optical scanning devices. This technology can capture clear and incredibly accurate images and data in a matter of minutes. With this method, we have no need for traditional messy impression materials, which can be inconvenient and uncomfortable for some patients. In addition, digital impression information can be quickly transferred to our in-office CEREC system to create your new dental crown faster than ever before.
One- Visit CEREC Dental Crowns in Colorado Springs
CEREC uses CAD/CAM (Computer-aided design/Computer-aided manufacturing) equipment, a digital infrared camera, and 3D software to design your new dental crown. Our in-office CAM milling unit utilizes high-speed burs to mill your restoration in about 20 minutes. The metal-free materials used for CEREC dental crowns include, blocks of porcelain, composite, and lithium disilicate. When the CEREC milling process is complete, your new dental crown can be polished or stained and glazed to create a life-like appearance that blends seamlessly with your natural smile. The total process, from start to finish, can take as little as 60 minutes.
Same-Day Dental Crowns in Colorado Springs
Once your new dental crown is finished and inspected, it is placed and checked for fit, then permanently cemented, all in a single appointment. At Anderson Family Dental, we are redefining the dental care experience. If you need immediate tooth restoration or replacement, schedule a dental crowns appointment with Anderson Family Dental today. Dr. Erick Anderson is an experienced Colorado Springs restorative dentist. Anderson Family Dental delivers quality restorative care daily throughout Colorado Springs, CO, Falcon, Fort Carson, Black Forest, Stratmoor, and the neighboring areas.
January 28, 2015
At Anderson Family Dental, we know that your time is a precious commodity. Between work, your social life, family, and so much more, it can be difficult to find the time to visit the dentist. When you need restorative dental work, such as a bridge or a crown, having to set aside so much of your valued time is far from desirable. That’s why our office features CEREC one appointment crowns in Colorado Springs, CO. Save yourself time, money, and hassle with single visit crowns, and take advantage of the multiple benefits of CEREC technology at our convenient, family-friendly dental office.
Advantages of One Appointment Crowns
It used to be the case that receiving a dental crown involved multiple trips to your dentist’s office and an uncomfortable session spent with a mouth full of impression material. With CEREC one visit crowns, Dr. Erick and Dr. Richard can restore your teeth to a state of beauty and strength in just one appointment, right here in our Colorado Springs, CO office.
In order to ensure optimal accuracy for a comfortable fit, a 3D digital image of your prepared tooth will be captured and transmitted to a computer equipped with CEREC technology. This image is used to develop data that is then sent to our CAD/CAM milling machine, a revolutionary computer-controlled apparatus that fabricates your custom crown in just about an hour. Your new crown is milled from a single block of color-matched porcelain for a restoration that looks, feels, and functions like one of your own natural teeth. Our patients love the fact that their restorations are crafted right here in our office while they wait rather than shipped from a third party lab over the course of weeks.
Your Colorado Springs One Visit Crowns Specialists
Discover the possibilities afforded by one appointment crowns at Anderson Family Dental. In just a single visit to our office, you can revitalize your smile’s appearance and improve its function at the same time. Give us a call today or request an appointment quickly and easily online to see why the patients in our community call Drs. Erick and Richard Anderson the best dentists in the area. Our state-of-the-art dental practice in Colorado Springs, CO proudly serves families from communities in the surrounding areas of Black Forest, Falcon, Stratmoor, Fort Carson, and more. We look forward to meeting you and to serving your entire family’s oral healthcare needs.
June 10, 2014
Crowns are a common restorative option in modern dentistry, offering fundamental support and protection for teeth that have been compromised by decay or damage. At Anderson Family Dental in Colorado Springs, CO, Dr. Erick T. Anderson and Dr. Richard L. Anderson understand that your time is a valuable commodity, so we offer a variety of restorative dentistry services that fit your lifestyle, including CEREC one-visit crowns.
Benefits of CEREC One-Day Restorations
Prior to the advent of CEREC one-visit crowns, a patient in need of a dental restoration would need to make multiple appointments with his or her dentist before the final restoration was actually placed. Messy impression materials were used to take molds of the patient’s dentition and then sent to a separate lab in order to fabricate the crown. In the meantime, the patient would have to leave wearing a temporary crown and return when the final piece had been completed.
Today, however, the advanced technology of CEREC (Chairside Economical Restoration of Esthetic Ceramic) makes it possible to capture digital impressions, fabricate a customized dental crown, and place the restoration all in a single visit. Patients are free to leave our office with their complete crown intact, looking and feeling better than ever before.
Schedule Your Consultation Today
Whether you are planning to receive treatment that involves a ceramic restoration or you currently have a dental crown and need a replacement, we are here to help. Contact our office in Colorado Springs, CO today and schedule your appointment with our team. We can’t wait to see your smile, and to help you rejuvenate and restore it with our wide range of dental services. Our practice happily welcomes patients from throughout the nearby areas as well, including Falcon, Fort Carson, Black Forest, Stratmoor, and beyond.