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CEREC (Chairside Economical Restoration of Esthetic Ceramics, or CEramic REConstruction) is a dental restoration product that allows a dental practitioner to produce an indirect ceramic dental restoration using a variety of computer assisted technologies, including 3D photography and CAD/CAM. With CEREC, teeth can be restored in a single sitting with the patient, rather than the multiple sittings required with earlier techniques. Additionally, with the latest software and hardware updates, crowns, veneers, onlays and inlays can be prepared, using different types of ceramic material.


  • Protects and preserves your own tooth's structural integrity
  • Ceramics are bio-compatible
  • Only one appointment
  • Improved cosmetic outcome
  • Amazing quality with far less marginal space
  • Long lasting and durable
  • Unquestionably the most cost-effective restoration we have available today

Repairing Teeth can be extremely complicated with various impressions and temporary fillings taking considerable time. Now this can simply be achieved in just one visit, and in about one hour.

How does the CEREC computer restoration system work?

After your tooth is prepared, it is scanned with an electronic camera that allows you to see the image on a video screen. The restoration is designed from this scan and then automatically milled out from a solid ceramic block. This is accomplished so precisely that it can be accurately fitted and durably bonded to the prepared tooth. All done!

CEREC restorations are made from ceramic - a natural substance that is particularly compatible with the body. The CEREC ceramic has the similar characteristics to normal, healthy dental enamel.

Furthermore, the ceramic is so smooth that bacteria have a challenging time adhering to the surface.

And one will not experience a strange metallic taste or suffer effects from electric currents, which can be created when two different metals are located in neighboring teeth.

Self-confidence and inner composure: these are things we would all like to have. But many people suffer with a blemished appearance, often due to their teeth. CEREC restorations will brighten up your life and your self-confidence will be restored. We are able to use ceramic materials that match your natural tooth in color and appearance, so that your repaired teeth appear as originals.

  • Computer inlays inserted into the tooth.
  • Onlays and partial crowns - if one or more cusps of your teeth are missing or have to be replaced.
  • Veneers - for the restoration of decayed or broken front teeth.

Yet this is not enough:

We always try to conserve as much of the original dental material as possible. The CEREC method is ideal for this. A CEREC restoration bonded firmly and durably gives your teeth great stability. This means that we can frequently dispense with the need to have a full crown. This has been proven time and time again for over a decade, in restorations all over the world.