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Advantages of Single-Day Crowns

Traditional crowns typically require two office visits. At your first appointment, Dr. Jeffrey or Dr. Trenton will shape and prepare the tooth for the restoration and then take an impression of your teeth to be sent to a dental lab. Construction of your crown can take a week or longer, and you will need to wear a temporary crown while you are waiting.

With single-day crowns, your dentist can prepare your tooth, construct your crown, and place it in your mouth, all within the span of a couple of hours. The CEREC process is similar to placement of a conventional crown; however, instead of taking an uncomfortable dental impression, they will simply take 3-D pictures of your tooth and allow CEREC’s CAD-CAM technology to generate a proposal for your new restoration. With Dr. Jeffrey or Dr. Trenton Paffenroth’s input and final approval, your all-ceramic crown is milled in the office within minutes. While this is being made, you get a little break – about 45 minutes to read, watch a movie or go do a little shopping. When you come back, the final step will be bonding your perfectly fitting crown to your tooth..

Bonuses to doing a one visit crown

  1. No impressions
  2. No wearing a temporary crown
  3. One and Done – one injection, one visit and done!
  4. Beautiful natural looking restorations, custom made for you!

We’d Like To Be Your Family’s Home For Gentle Dental Care in Appleton, WI!

Our friendly and professional team is eager to serve you. We offer convenient scheduling to cater to busy families like yours.

What Our Patients Say About Us

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We have always put our patients and team’s health and safety first and will continue to do so! During the shelter in place our team has been busy reinforcing what we have always done to keep our patients safe and secure as well as implement additional steps so that we could re-open with confidence! Our vision is to keep our patients informed and supported every step of the way. We want you to know:

  • That we are paying close attention to the evolving CDC guidelines and will continue to make our practice safe for all those we are honored to serve.
  • Our team has worked diligently to make sure that all social distancing requirements are in place, so that every patient can come back to care with confidence.
  • Your dental health is important and impacts your overall health and we are committed to supporting each and every one of you as we return to full services beyond emergency care.
  • Our hygienists have streamlined their protocols, so that patients can return to their continuing care intervals, which are key in maintaining health and well-being.
  • We will continue to post updates, as well as tips to keep you healthy during these unprecedented times on our Facebook Page Westhilldentalappleton. We invite you to join the conversation!

We look forward to seeing you soon! Our greatest reward comes from serving our dental family!