What is a dental crown?
Sometimes when a filling is not enough or a tooth is misshapen, Dr. Jacobson will recommend a dental crown to protect, cover, and restore the shape of your tooth. Our office offers a same-day dental crown placement through the CEREC. In this case, instead of sending it out to a lab, and waiting a few weeks, our CEREC device takes images of your tooth, and the software uses these images to make a 3D model of your tooth. The software then sends the model to a machine that carves the crown out of ceramic in about 15 minutes. Once it’s ready, Dr. Jacobson can cement it.