Most of the restorations and appliances used to restore and protect your mouth involve extremely high levels of customization. Traditionally, hours of hand labor in a dental laboratory are invested in these products. 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 result from this technology. Sophisticated software allows these highly detailed procedures to become more controlled than ever before.
Computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) sends the geometrical design data to an automated milling machine. This digital manufacturing process offers many enhancements for you, including: