We strive to offer the most conservative treatment available, meaning our goal is to save as much natural tooth structure as possible. If possible, we will place partial crowns unless a full coverage crown is in your best interest.
Dr. Kozlow and Dr. Rowell are extensively trained in the fabrication of CAD-CAM restorations with Cerec Technology. Cerec is sate of the art technology which allow us to make your crown in one appointment. Having an in-house lab also allows us to control the quality of your restoration while saving you trips to
Usually fabricated of ceramics, crowns restore broken teeth, teeth with large existing failed fillings, fractured teeth or teeth with extensive decay. Crowns are also placed on teeth that have previously been treated with a root canal help to prevent fracturing. These restorations can often be completed in approximately 90 minutes with no temporaries.
CEREC means we can quickly and economically restore damaged teeth using a durable ceramic material that matches the natural color of other teeth in your mouth. CEREC is an acronym for Chairside Economical Restoration of Esthetic Ceramics.
First and foremost, the restoration can be performed in a single session, usually in about one hour.
Second, the restoration is natural looking, because it is made of tooth-colored ceramic material. It’s metal-free–no silver fillings to discolor your smile! The ceramic material is compatible with tissue in your mouth and is high-grade, anti-abrasive and plaque-resistant. It allows us to be extremely precise and save more of the healthy part of your tooth.
In about 90 minutes, no temporaries, no return visit to seat crown. Most of the appointment is fabricating the crown with our state of the art lab instruments. Digital technology gives us the capability of placing beautiful life like ceramic restorations in approximately 90 minutes.