CEREC | Morehead City Dentist

Wells Family Dentistry is your Morehead City CEREC® dentist for single-visit tooth restorations.

What is CEREC?

CEREC is a technology for restoring damaged teeth, and this restoration can be completed in a single visit to our dental office. It makes your teeth stronger and more beautiful — all while keeping your teeth looking natural. The restoration is metal-free and the high-grade ceramic material is compatible with the natural tissue found in your mouth.

The CEREC Process

First, Dr. James M Wells, DDS will meet with you to discuss the details of the procedure. During the procedure, the doctor will apply a thin layer of reflective powder onto your tooth and will use a special camera to take a photo of your tooth. Using Computer Aided Design, the photo serves as a "map" to design your tooth's restoration. Then, CEREC will use a diamond bur and disk-work to create your restoration piece out of ceramic. Finally, the ceramic restoration is bonded to your tooth using state-of-the-art adhesive dentistry.

Learn more about CEREC by visiting www.cereconline.com.

 

After the consultation, a camera captures the area to be treated.

The dental prosthesis is then created as a 3D model on the computer.

The restoration created on the computer is subsequently milled from a ceramic block.

The finished ceramic restoration is inserted just a little while later.

Hours of Operation:

Monday through Thursday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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