What are CEREC Same-Day Crowns?
A dental 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 to your family dental clinic and taking 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 and his caring staff to place beautiful, durable dental 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 can 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!
Material For Dental Crowns
Our practice completely understands 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 CEREC crown in Columbia, SC, please talk to us. 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 CEREC crowns and how they compare to traditional crowns. Dr. Griffin invites you to download our newly released eBook.
We want you to learn (for free!):
- Five biggest reasons the type of material in your crown matters
- Six biggest drawbacks to traditional crowns
- Eight incredible advantages of same-day crowns
- Two scenarios when same-day crowns might NOT be the best choice
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
Frequent Questions About Same-Day CEREC Crowns
- Can I really get a crown in a single appointment?
Yes. Technology has advanced over the last 30 years that allows dentists to provide crowns in hours instead of weeks. Learn how they compare to traditional crowns in our free eBook.
- Are there cases where same-day crowns aren’t recommended?
Every tooth and patient are unique. Our free download will provide detailed information to help you understand if same-day crowns are the best choice for you. Then, you can have an educated conversation with Dr. Griffin.
- Are same-day crowns covered by insurance?
Your insurance company will pay the same benefit for same-day crowns as it does for traditional crowns. If you’d like to verify coverage, give us a call. We’re happy to help.
Same-Day or Traditional Crowns?
Dr. Griffin is here to help. Once you become familiar with your options, call us. Our caring and patient staff will be happy to help you decide which dental crown option is right for you.