A crown is a protective coat placed around a severely decayed or broken tooth. It restores the tooth's shape and strength, allowing you to confidently perform everyday activities, such as eating favorite foods and speaking with clarity.
Traditionally, placing a crown would require multiple visits and manual impressions. In turn, this would take a lot of time and effort for the patient to receive the crown to restore the look and function of his or her smile.
Now, times have changed! Technology advancements have made it possible for Dr. Griffin to place beautiful, durable crowns in just a single appointment. This is possible because of CEREC, which provides a 3D digital image of the tooth. Using its software, CEREC is able to craft a crown right in our office in Columbia, SC. Because of this upgrade, CEREC crowns allow you to:
What can you expect with CEREC crowns? Sometimes we get intimidated by new technology. Inform yourself by reading our blog to learn about how CEREC single-visit crowns technology works and how it benefits you. You don't want to miss out!
We completely understand every patient is different and has unique needs. That's why we're happy to discuss the various types of crown materials. If you're in need of a crown in Columbia, SC, please talk to us about our crowns. Depending on your situation, we'll use a particular material based on specific medical concerns, aesthetics, preservation, and overall cost. Some of the materials could include:
Get your questions answered. Learn about same-day crowns and how they compare to traditional crowns. Your family dentist in Columbia, SC, invites you to download our newly released eBook.
We want you to learn (for free!):
What are you waiting for? Download our FREE eBook to learn more about the difference between traditional and same-day CEREC crowns in Columbia, SC. If you have questions about dental crowns, please don't hesitate to call our office and schedule a one-on-one consultation with Dr. Justin Griffin.
‘‘I had a custom-made crown prepared and fitted in one day! The cost was the same as at a traditional dentist’s office. While you wait in the dentist’s chair, you are treated to a built-in massage feature and a TV with your own remote and earphones.’’
– Nancy H., Actual Patient