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Erie dentist uses record to make crowns in one visit

Teeth And Dentistry | Posted by admin
Aug 20 2012

Erie dentist Albert Starr took his hands out of Shanequa Quinn’s mouth and started typing during a mechanism console.

As Quinn watched from a dental chair, Starr combined a practical picture of a 19-year-old patient’s top left molars and a climax he would after place on one of them.

“It’s extraordinary to see my teeth on a screen,” Quinn pronounced as Starr tweaked a digital image.

Dentists have been implanting crowns on patients’ teeth for decades. The tooth-shaped caps reason diseased teeth together and forestall fracturing.

The problem has been that patients have to revisit a dentist twice, infrequently weeks apart, to get a permanent crown.

The dentist prepares a tooth and creates a molds during a initial visit, afterwards sends a molds to a dental lab where a climax is made.

“We give a studious a proxy crown, though they have to make a lapse outing for a permanent one,” pronounced Starr, who works with

Article source: http://www.goerie.com/article/20120820/LIFESTYLES07/308209991/Erie-dentist-uses-technology-to-make-crowns-in-one-visit