How long do CEREC crowns last?
You may have been recommended for a CEREC crown if you have a broken or injured tooth in need of repair. Chairside Economical Restoration of Esthetic Ceramics, or CEREC crowns are made out of a block of ceramic or resin. They are bonded to your tooth, and are plaque resistant making them a very popular choice for patients in need of a crown.
This type of crown can be completed in one appointment, and there is no need for a temporary crown like with other crown options. CEREC crowns are shaped and sized exactly to match your existing teeth. They look natural and give patients that smile they have always wanted.
CEREC crowns typically last anywhere between 10 to 15 years. It is important for patients with CEREC crowns to avoid biting down or grinding their teeth to help prolong the life of the crown. We recommend good oral hygiene habits including brushing and flossing daily to keep your crown healthy, and feeling great in your mouth.
CEREC crowns are created using computer aided design technology done conveniently in all four of our locations. This technology allows the doctor to measure a patient’s mouth, creating the perfect crown. The process is quick and very accurate with amazing results.
One of the many benefits of CEREC crowns is that only one appointment is needed with no temporary crowns required. Patients can walk out of our office looking and feeling great in just one visit.
If you are interested in finding out more about CEREC crowns, contact one of our four locations to schedule your appointment.