CEREC Restoration vs. Dental Bonding

Why More Dentists Prefer CEREC Veneers

As we age, many of us will begin to realize that the perfect smile can help open more doors, be it in the world of business or matters of the heart. The quest for the stellar grin starts from within. However, we all know that it is not something one can change on one’s own.

No self-help book or early morning mantra can fix damaged and decayed teeth. This is why more people are taking the necessary yet often dreaded trips to the dentist for treatments like Invisalign, dental bonding or CEREC veneers.

Drastic One-Visit Improvements

Dr. Hauser is a cosmetic dental specialist and has over 20 years of experience in the tooth-care industry. He provides a wide range of treatments to suit any aesthetic concern. His practice has become well-known for his one-visit improvements, which include CEREC restorative solutions and dental bonding, as these treatments can alter any smile drastically in just one visit.

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Replaced Amalgam and Decay with CEREC CRowns
Full Upper Mouth Restoration to Replace Decay and Amalgam with CEREC Crowns

However, while both CEREC veneers and dental bonding are used to fix the same problem, one has to be better than the other. Which treatment is more affordable and effective in the long run?

Dental Bonding

Bonding is a process that repairs decayed, discolored, fractured or chipped teeth with the application of a composite resin that matches the shade of the dentition. This process is done in the comfort of the dental clinic and Dr. Hauser takes no longer than 30 minutes to an hour on each tooth, depending on the severity of the damage.

Dental bonding can be used to change the appearance of healthy teeth as well. It can alter the shape of peg teeth or close unusually wide gaps. Bonding may also be utilized to change the color of all teeth. However, please note that there are some drawbacks to bonding.

While bonding may be cheaper, the components used are not as strong as CEREC material. Therefore, they do not last as long. They can chip of or break at any time, especially if the patient night grinds or loves hard food.  They are also not as effective at resisting stains.

CEREC Veneers

CEREC technology has made it possible for many of us to enjoy brighter smiles without having to wait 5 to 7 days for our veneers. Thanks to CEREC, we are able to enjoy one-visit veneer treatments, since the restorations are made in less than 20 minutes.

Dr. Hauser prefers to use CEREC veneers on his patients because they can last for 20 years, if cared for properly. While they may seem expensive initially, they are durable and will stay in place longer than other restorative options, making them actually cheaper in the long run.

Regardless of which procedure you choose, both can help get that perfect smile in the shortest period of time. Dr. Hauser prefers CEREC over dental bonding, yet he offers both to cater to the budget of his patients. If you are interested in either procedure, please give Lakefront Family Dentistry a call at (951) 244-9495 or schedule a consultation online today.

Our Patients Rank Dr. Mark Phillipe, DDS, and Dr. Derek Hauser, DDS, as the #1 Private Cosmetic and Family Dentist Practice in the Inland Empire!