About CEREC Crowns
Until recently, restorations demanded at least two dentist visits since physical impressions were made and sent to a dental laboratory. Fishers, IN dentists Drs. Matthew Martin, Stephanie Martin, and Lynn Marshall are pleased to offer CEREC technology for same-day restorations. CEREC (short for ceramic reconstruction) uses CAD (computer-aided design) and CAM (computer-aided manufacturing) technology to produce the restoration at our office while you wait. Martin Dentistry uses the CEREC system to make custom made crowns, bridges, inlays, and onlays. The CEREC system can also be used for cosmetic dentistry to make custom-made veneers. This innovative treatment permits you to skip the discomfort and time of physical impressions and temporary covers. Schedule a consultation at our Fishers, IN office to learn more about CEREC restorations. Benefits of CEREC include:
- One visit crowns, inlays, and onlays
- No temporaries
- No impressions — it’s all digital
- Natural-looking ceramic restorations
- Durable restorations for lasting results
"Great and timely service. Entire staff is kind and welcoming"- C.M. / Google / Jan 23, 2019
"I have been going to Dr Stephanie Martin for numerous years. She has done an excellent job replacing my old mercury fillings, improving my gums, replacing an old crown as well as doing semi annual cleanings. I have complete confidence in her abilities to quickly perform only the work necessary and minimize all discomfort."- M.S. / Healthgrades / Sep 03, 2019
"I've been on the hunt for a good quality dentist. This place had great reviews so I took a chance. I've never thought that I would be excited for my dentist appointment! The staff is genuinely friendly and I feel welcomed every time I walk though those doors. They made my first appointment smooth and I felt confident in my visit. Stephanie did a great job of walking me though her recommended procedures and even helped me prioritized them. The dentists are gentle but they get the job done! I even love that every room is a different theme because even adults like something neat to look at while we wait."- M.C. / Yelp / Sep 02, 2019
"The staff was wonderful, professional. and careful.I appreciate that they we not pushy about a follow up appointment. Dr, Stephanie Martin was the best."- J.E. / Google / Aug 28, 2019
"Wonderful staff. Friendly environment.Top notch cleaning! I felt I had all of my needs met.As a former dental assistant I am impressed! Great first visit. Thanks Martin Dentistry!"- R. / Google / Aug 07, 2019
What to Expect
Since CEREC restorations are all porcelain, they do not work in every situation. Back teeth, for instance, require metal dental materials to endure the intense, crushing pressure from biting and chewing. Martin Dentistry works with reputable dental labs and talented ceramists for quality lab-crafted restorations when patient need metal dental restoration. CEREC creates digital impressions of the tooth or teeth that require restorations. These digital impressions are transmitted to the milling unit, which molds a block of porcelain into the custom crown, inlay, or onlay. The dentist can then bond the dental restoration to the teeth during the same visit.
After the CEREC crown is cemented in place and checked by the dentist for fit and bite, the dentist will give the patient home care recommendations about caring for their new crown, including a good home oral care routine, regular dental exams, and cleanings. To protect the new crown, patients should avoid chewing hard things, like ice and their fingernails. If the patient grinds their teeth or clenches their jaw at night, a night guard may be recommended to protect the crown.
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Crowns Without the Wait
Martin Dentistry in Fishers, IN understands that time is important and multiple follow-up appointments are sometimes not easy. That's why our patients love the convenience of CEREC same-day restorations. Without compromising quality, we can complete your treatment in one visit with a custom ceramic crown, bridge, inlay, onlay, or veneers. Contact our office to schedule your consultation to learn more about CEREC technology.