E4D crowns are cutting-edge dental technology that uses digital scans and laser technology to create customized crowns. In order to create the dental restoration, scans and images are fed into a computer for Computer-Aided Design and Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAD/CAM).
A crown is a type of artificial tooth that fits over a damaged tooth in dentistry. They are custom-made to fit your smile & are built to last. There are a number of conditions that require crowns to save your teeth. It is possible that you will need a crown after undergoing certain dental treatments. Root canals or large fillings may weaken teeth and leave them vulnerable to cracking or breaking, so crowns are necessary to protect them.
It can be difficult and lengthy to get a crown in many dental practices. In most cases, you will have to come in for two appointments: one to prepare your tooth and take an impression to be sent to the lab, and the other to place your permanent crown. Those appointments have to be spaced at least two weeks apart. Sometimes, the crown you waited for won’t fit or needs to be adjusted. In that case, the dentist will need to take new impressions & the lab will need to fix your crown for a few more weeks.
During a typical dental crown appointment, the dentist will perform any necessary fillings or root canals before preparing your tooth for the crown. During the preparation process, your tooth will be filed down so the crown can fit over it. After it is prepared, a mould of your teeth will be taken to make a sculpture that fits comfortably. A regular crown procedure involves biting into a tray of goop for several minutes so the dentist can get an accurate impression of your teeth. You may have to repeat this process several times.
By using specialized cameras to create a 3D digital model of your teeth, E4D Same-Day Crowns eliminates the hassle involved with traditional goop-based impressions. To make sure your model is accurate and to choose the right color to match the rest of your teeth, the dentist will review it on a computer. Your crown will be milled in 10–20 minutes after you have approved the 3-D impression with E4D Same-Day Crowns. Since we do not need to send the impressions to a lab, you won’t have to deal with any troublesome temporary crowns while you wait. As soon as the machine has finished milling your permanent crown, it will be placed.
With multiple years of experience, Dr. Mousa is a compassionate dentist who offers comprehensive, high quality gentle dental care in his state-of-the-art practice.
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