Most of the restorations and appliances used to restore and protect your mouth are highly customized. Traditionally, hours of labor in a dental laboratory were invested in producing just one crown. With the adoption of more technology into dentistry, CAD/CAM continues to grow in importance with unsurpassed benefits to you.
Computer-aided design (CAD) involves the design and creation of three-dimensional models for services such as crowns, veneers, onlays, inlays, and bridges with absolute precision. Even dentures, mouthguards, and some forms of orthodontic treatment are created using this technology. Sophisticated software allows these highly detailed procedures to become more controlled than ever before.
Computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) sends the data to an automated milling machine. This digital manufacturing process offers: