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What is CEREC®?


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


The proven technology behind CEREC®


CEREC® has two decades of clinical research and practical experience to support the success of this technology. More than eight million restorations have been performed worldwide using CEREC® technology.


How does the instrument work?


CEREC® uses CAD/CAM (Computer Aided Design / Computer Aided Manufacturing) technology, incorporating a camera, computer and milling machine in one instrument. Trinity Family Dental 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 we use CAD technology to design the restoration. Then CAM takes over and automatically creates the restoration while the patient waits. Finally, we bond the new restoration to the surface of the old tooth. The whole process takes about one hour.


What does this innovation mean for patients in Trenton?


A tooth-colored restoration means no more silver 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. The CEREC® has over a decade of clinical research and documentation to support the technology. The restorations have been proven precise, safe and effective.


Benefits of CEREC®


* Single-visit convenience

* Hi-tech accuracy

* Natural, tooth-colored restoration

* Biocompatible, anti-abrasive and plaque resistant ceramic materials

* Metal free – no silver-colored fillings

* Preserves more healthy tooth material

* Extremely precise for long-lasting, natural results


Call us at Trinity Family Dental in Trenton to book an appointment today!