The Benefits of Same Day Crowns
By Scott Szatkowski D.D.S.
June 29, 2018
Category: Dental Procedures

In the past, even minor cosmetic dental work often required several trips to the dentist to complete, making it difficult (if not impossible) fordental crowns busy adults to get the dental care they need. Same day crowns help to solve this problem by cutting down the time it takes to fix common dental problems like a damaged, chipped or cracked tooth down to a single visit. Dr. Scott Szatkowski, a dentist serving Elk Grove Village and Melrose Park, IL, recommends same day crowns for prompt and affordable improvements to a damaged or decayed tooth.

Same day Crowns Elk Grove Village and Melrose Park, IL

Same day crowns offer the same results as a traditional crown, but thanks to digital technology they can be produced at the dentist's office while you wait. With a traditional crown, the dentist would take an impression of your tooth and send it out to a dental lab for production, which would require at least two visits to the dentist's office.

Also known as CEREC (Chairside Economical Restoration of Esthetic Ceramics) same day crowns, the process relies on software and digital technology to design the same high-quality dental restoration you would expect from a traditional crown.

First, the dentist will perform a comprehensive dental exam. The second step is to take an impression of your tooth which is then rendered into a 3D image using a computer program known as CAD/CAM. The crown is then fabricated using a milling machine onsite at the dentist's office, which makes it possible for you to walk out of the office with your new crown in just one appointment.

Find a Dentist in Elk Grove Village and Melrose Park, IL

For more information about the benefits of same day crowns, contact our office by calling (847) 437-8366 in Elk Grove or (708) 450-4533 in Melrose Park to schedule an appointment with Dr. Szatkowski today.