The dental profession is evolving, and thanks to recent innovations proper dental care does not have to take away from your regularly scheduled life. New technology helps us to diagnose problems earlier, allowing us to treat problems sooner and with less invasive techniques. Until recently, dental restorations demanded at least two dentist appointments since physical dental impressions were created and shipped to a dental lab. Fellowship-trained cosmetic dentist Dr. Troy Gombert is now very happy to provide CEREC technology for one-visit restorations.
CEREC (short for ceramic reconstruction) utilizes computer-aided design (CAD) and computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) equipment to produce your restoration in our practice as you wait. Dr. Gombert utilizes the CEREC system to generate custom-made bridges, crowns, onlays, and inlays. The CEREC machine may also be utilized for cosmetic treatments to generate custom-made veneers. This revolutionary system permits you to bypass the hassle and time of physical dental impressions and multiple visits. Schedule an appointment with Dr. Gombert at his office in Chandler, AZ to find out more about CEREC restorations.
The Advantages of CEREC
Dr. Gombert utilizes the principles of biomimetic dentistry, which is the preservation of as much natural tooth structure as possible when restoring teeth. Preservation of most of the tooth is possible with CEREC crowns. Additionally, CEREC restorations are more comfortable because patients will not have to wear a temporary crown for several weeks.
CEREC restorations are much less likely to be sensitive to chewing or too cold temperatures after they are completed. This is due to the nature of biocompatible materials and the superior adhesives that are used in the bonding process. Above all, CEREC crowns feel and function just like your natural teeth.
"Love Dr.Gombert. He is a genuine, caring person (and dentist). He relaxes me through conversation and humor when I’m in “that chair”. I definitely recommend Dr. Troy Gombert to anyone seeking a dentist."- S.T. / Facebook / Jun 06, 2019
"If I could give more stars I would. Dr. Gombert and staff made my dental appointment quick and easy. I initially went to Dr. Gombert for a second opinion on clear aligners to see if they were a good fit for me and after a quick exam I got the results I needed. Thank you again Dr. Gombert for the fillings. A+++++"- M.A. / Google / Oct 05, 2019
"Dr. G is true to his name and Mia is amazing. I'm not sure where he found her but I just might have to make her my assistant (: One of the best cosmetic and general dentistry practices in AZ."- Z.W. / Google / Sep 24, 2019
"Who loves going to the dentist? I do! Great staff and service. I was once fearful of the dentist but no more!! Thank you all!!"- C.N. / Healthgrades / Jul 31, 2019
"Absolutely the best dentist that I have ever had care for my teeth.The whole experience, from making appointments, reminders, a professional and clean office, welcoming waiting room with refrigerated water, happy and friendly front office to greet me upon arrival - who actually make me feel welcome, the dental hygienist who is awesome!, to a personal dentist (Dr. Gombert) who is knowledgeable and can communicate on my level. I always have my questions answered to my satisfaction by Dr. Gombert and his friendly staff.I highly recommend Dr. Gombert to my siblings and their families as well as my friends, regardless of where they live. I searched for the best and I found Dr. Gombert."- R. / Healthgrades / Jul 31, 2019
Restorations by CEREC at our Chandler, AZ facility allow you to finish your cosmetic or restorative dental procedure in a single appointment. You might receive a custom-made bridge, crown, onlay, inlay, or veneers using the CEREC system. CEREC helps you avoid several visits, the hassle of dental impressions, and you get temporary covers. CEREC restorations may also be beneficial when you have an emergency, like a cracked tooth or crown.
What to Expect
A CEREC procedure will begin with an appointment where Dr. Gombert will build your personal treatment program. The procedure will require an electronic scan of your teeth. The scan will allow Dr. Gombert manufacture your restoration. From that point, your restoration will be placed into the CEREC system to be created. The amount of time required to make your restoration will be dependent on its dimensions. When the restoration is created, Dr. Gombert can complete and polish the item before putting it in position. He can then fix the restoration so it's fitting properly and matches with your natural enamel.
Once your CEREC restoration is made, it's imperative to keep up a great home dental hygiene regimen. You also ought to schedule yearly dental examinations and twice yearly cleanings with Dr. Troy Gombert in Chandler, AZ. At every appointment, Dr. Gombert will assess your CEREC restoration and also make any needed repairs or alterations that will help keep your teeth healthy. If cared for correctly, CEREC restorations can remain in place for several years.
Dental restorations are often partially paid by insurance. We'll get in touch with your insurer to ascertain your policy and your out-of-pocket expenses. If you do not have insurance, then Dr. Gombert will tell you about payments we take, such as low-interest financing.
Why Do I Need a Restoration?
Teeth are often restored using silver or composite fillings. However, when too much of a tooth's structure is removed to support a filling, a crown or "cap" may be needed. A crown may be needed to:
- Restore a tooth when it is unable to support a large filling
- Attach bridges
- Protect a weak tooth from fracturing or restore fractured teeth
- Cover badly shaped or discolored teeth
- Cover dental implants
A crown essentially covers a tooth to restore it to its natural shape and size. This permanent covering fits over your original tooth to strengthen or improve the appearance of the tooth. Fitting a crown generally requires at least two visits to the dentist's office.
CEREC One-Visit Restorations
Dr. Gombert in Chandler, AZ knows that your time is valuable and several follow-up visits may not be easy. That is the reason our patients enjoy the simplicity of CEREC one-visit restorations. While maintaining quality, Dr. Gombert may finish your treatment in one appointment by making a personalized ceramic bridge, crown, onlay, inlay, or cosmetic veneers. Get in touch with us to schedule your appointment with Dr. Gombert and find out more information about CEREC technology.