Same Day Dentistry with Planmeca PlanMill 40
Computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM) technology has been revolutionizing many industries, including dentistry. Remember when it used to take two separate appointments to get a dental crown? Even just a few years ago, patients had to endure mouthfuls of messy impression materials and wearing temporaries for weeks at a time. Now, with our Planmeca PlanMill 40, it is all a thing of the past!
Dr. Walls can now complete beautiful restorations like crowns, inlays, onlays, and veneers in-office, in only one appointment.
Benefits of Computer-aided restorations for our patients:
- Safe and simple procedure
- One appointment
- Advanced laser technology provides absolute precision
- No need for temporary restorations
- No unpleasant or messy impressions
Our Planmeca PlanMill 40 system allows Dr. Walls to replace conventional impression methods with a clean, fast digital scan that is obtained in just a few minutes through a series of photographic images taken in the mouth. Combining this scanned data with our advanced software, we’re able to design a custom, permanent restoration. A milling unit then fabricates your restorative design quickly and conveniently, right in our dental office.
Your final result is a natural-looking restoration of superior strength that perfectly matches the surrounding teeth, making your crown, veneer, or filling virtually undetectable. The elimination of impressions, temporaries, and second appointments enhances the entire dental experience for our patients. As an added bonus, many of our patients love watching their new tooth come to life in the milling unit right in front of their eyes!