Midnight Sun Dental Center
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What is CEREC?

Depending on who you ask, CEREC can either stand for Chairside Economical Restoration of Esthetic Ceramics or CEramic REConstruction. Either way, it's a remarkable revolution in dental technology that allows us to create beautiful, natural-looking restorations, like crowns, right here in our Eagle River dental office while you wait. 

CEREC has so many advantages over traditional restorations! We don't have to use gummy, bad-tasting impression paste to get a good impression of your mouth anymore; a digital imaging system does that and uploads images of your mouth right to the computer. You don't have to go home with a temporary crown, wait a couple weeks, and then return to the office, have the temporary removed, and then have the permanent crown placed. You'll go home with your permanent crown on the same day. 

Using CEREC, we create restorations from a single block of ceramic, which can be shaded to perfectly match the color of the rest of your teeth. This keeps your crown from sticking out like a sore thumb. Because the qualities of ceramic are so similar to your natural enamel, your crown will blend in and nobody will ever know that it's not your own natural tooth. 

Obviously, we're pretty excited about this system. If you have a damaged tooth and think you need a crown, give us a call so that we can take a look and create a customized treatment plan. Our team is always happy to answer any questions that you may have, and we look forward to helping you get the best dental care possible today!

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In response to the ADA and CDC recommendations regarding the COVID-19 virus, our office will be temporarily closed through April 20th. Our team will continue to respond to calls and emails during this time. Patients with a true dental emergency will still be provided care by appointment. New and existing patients are also welcome to call or email to schedule future appointments. Thank you so much for your understanding.