The CEREC procedure is simple from the word go. We show you the defect, prepare the tooth and then create an optical impression in just a few seconds.
The easy-to-use CEREC 3D camera always displays the tooth in constant magnification, regardless of the distance between the preparation site and the lens.
The extensive depth of field goes hand in hand with razor-sharp image quality. It’s even possible to acquire difficult inlay preparations in three dimensions with just a single exposure. To acquire bridge preparations and/or the adjacent teeth, you can overlay and juxtapose several images with just one click of the mouse.
Even virtually inaccessible areas can be precisely acquired. The three-dimensional optical impression of the preparation and the antagonists provides a dependable basis for designing the restoration.
The CEREC AC acquisition centre has been designed to interface optimally within our accustomed practice workflow. The CEREC Bluecam, a high-performance PC and innovative 3D software are only some of the user-friendly details.
There is also the introduction of both an optional uninterrupted power supply and wireless link to ensure CEREC AC adapts to your individual mode of working. In addition, it offers convincing benefi ts in terms of ergonomics, hygiene and effective patient care.
Crystal working in Capesides' lab
What are implants?
Are you missing one or more teeth and would like to restore your ability to smile, speak, and eat with comfort and confidence? Then dental implants may be right for you!
Dental Implants are small, titanium, screw-shaped threaded cylinders that are placed into the bone in the upper (Maxillary) and/or lower (Mandibular) arches of the mouth. They are used to replace one or many missing teeth, or to stabilize dentures. Titanium is an inert metal that is capable of creating a very tight bond with bone. Titanium is used in other operations such as knee or hip replacements so it is a proven surgical component. Dental implants are no longer experimental. Due to differences in bone quality and quantity, the life time success rate for implants is 93-98%.
The implant acts like the root of a natural tooth, and bone actually forms around a special coating
on the implant to hold the implant firmly in place. A crown, with the look, feel, and function of a
natural tooth is then affixed to an abutment which is connected to the implant. The 'abutment' is simply a small connecting piece etween the implant and the crown.
In cases where there are multiple missing teeth, or where the patient has previously had dentures, multiple implants are placed in the mouth to allow for implant-supported crowns or bridges, ball abutment retained overdentures, and/or bar-supported overdentures.
The success rate for dental implants is very high; and, with proper care, good dental hygiene, and a healthy life style, it is rare that implants will fail. Over the past 30 years, hundreds of thousands of implants have been placed. Many of the 'original' implants are still functioning without problems.
Technology and procedures have advanced
significantly since the first implants were laced
Before And After Dental Implants
Tooth #9 missing. Replaced with a Titanium Dental Implant. Abutment head attached to implant to receive final permanent crown. Left photo- Treatment completed – final porcelain crown attached to dental implant.