CEREC Provides a Convenient, Fast Solution
In the past, a chipped or missing tooth required multiple office visits to receive a crown or bridge. The multi-step process involved messy impressions, uncomfortable temporaries, and a chance patients would receive a flawed or inaccurate restoration. Crowns milled in an off-site lab meant long wait times for those already suffering from aesthetic issues, difficulty chewing, and increased tooth sensitivity. Dr. Andrew Ferrier specializes in prosthodontics (restoration and replacement of damaged or missing teeth), and is experienced in a wide range of dental and cosmetic dentistry. He does not play any guessing games when it comes to your teeth. With the aid of advanced digital technology like CEREC®, he can skillfully design and mill a perfectly fitted restoration for you in just one office visit.
What Is CEREC Technology?
CEREC same-day restorations offer patients who have decayed, broken, or missing teeth a fast, effective, and long-term solution. The advanced technology removes the need for messy impressions, improves comfort with a precise crown fit, and provides you with an option that is both high-quality and saves you time. CEREC comes with a steep learning curve, and many doctors lack the necessary skills needed to craft high-quality crowns, bridges, or veneers with this technology. Dr. Ferrier has dedicated many hours of hands-on training to CEREC technology and has used this expertise to help hundreds of patients brighten their smiles with highly customized same-day restorations.
Best Candidates for CEREC Crowns and Bridges
CEREC provides a convenient, hassle-free option for busy patients who need immediate treatment. Dr. Ferrier has extensive experience performing CEREC dentistry and customizes the procedure from start to finish. For many patients, CEREC crowns and bridges are the ideal option for restoring their smile.
This scan is uploaded to the CEREC software, which produces a precise 3D image of your teeth. This software then develops new crown proposals based on this virtual image.
Dr. Ferrier skillfully analyzes the image and carefully designs the most accurate restoration for your tooth.
Finally, our in-house grinding and milling unit takes the 3D image and produces a ceramic crown that is completely customized to your exact needs. With such precision from start to finish, this process virtually eliminates the hassle associated with traditional treatment.
Look to Experience, First
Dr. Ferrier is dedicated to providing the highest level of prosthodontic care for our patients, a commitment to excellence that sets him apart in the field of cosmetic and restorative dentistry. Outside the office, Dr. Ferrier lectures on many advanced technology topics, including dental implants and patient management, and was a part-time assistant clinical professor at UCSF, where he received his certificate in post-graduate prosthodontics over a decade ago. Dr. Ferrier is here to listen to your concerns, and provide you with the highly experienced care you need to restore your smile back to a healthy, functioning state.