CEREC Crowns for Chaska, MN

State-of-the-art CEREC technology lets Dr. Meschke and Dr. Swingdorf design, create, and place custom crowns, inlays, and onlays in a single office visit. You won’t need a temporary, and you won’t wait weeks for your permanent restoration. With CEREC, you’re in and out fast – with a beautifully renewed smile!

What is CEREC?

CEREC stands for CEramic Reconstruction. The system uses advanced computer technology to design and fabricate custom restorations specific to each patient’s individual needs. Fast, safe, and comfortable, CEREC has revolutionized the way crowns are created.

Will my CEREC restoration look natural?

Yes! CEREC restorations blend seamlessly with existing teeth. Our milling machine crafts custom-designed crowns from biocompatible, decay-resistant ceramic that mimics the composition of a natural tooth.

The CEREC system is made up of three individual components that connect in order to create beautiful tooth restorations in the office of your Chaska dentist. The first is a digital infrared camera that creates clear images of the tooth or teeth needing restoration. These images are relayed to CEREC’s in-office computer software system that designs the tooth restoration. The design is extremely specific, including the size, shape and color of your new crown. Even cusps are defined in the design so that your restoration allows you to bite comfortably without feeling as if the crown is too high. Finally, the design is transferred to the milling unit where the restoration is fabricated in a matter of 15 or 20 minutes. Our dentists will check the construction and the color to make sure your crown is a perfect fit and a perfect match to your other teeth.

How long does the process take?

The design, creation, and placement process takes a couple of hours—nothing more than one appointment in our office. We’ll obtain the digital impression of your tooth and submit the information to CEREC’s software system and custom milling unit. CEREC will fabricate your crown while you wait, then Dr. Meschke or Dr. Swingdorf will permanently bond it in place to esthetically restore your tooth and provide long-lasting strength and durability. It’s that fast – and that easy!

To care for your new dental crowns, Chaska dentists Dr. Meschke and Dr. Swingdorf recommend your usual at-home oral hygiene routine and a little extra care. Although restorations by CEREC are extremely strong, there is a possibility of breakage or cracking under unusual pressure. Therefore, biting down on hard objects, such as ice cubes, hard candy and fingernails is discouraged.

For CEREC Crowns, Chaska Calls on Us

If you’ve been told that you have a tooth in need of restoration with a crown—but you don’t have the time for two appointments—then call Chaska Dental Center. With the CEREC system, we can have you in and out of our office with a new crown and a restored smile in just a couple of hours.

I brought my daughter, 10 years old, to the clinic yesterday. Was blown away by how east to work with all of the staff. Wendy at the front desk was wonderfully warm and inviting. The hygienist we had, Erin, was wonderful with my daughter. She was very engaging. We had Dr. Swingdorf as our dentist and he was amazing. Talked to my daughter instead of to me, which I LOVE! He addressed all of our concerns and was very approachable. Would recommend them to anyone looking for an outstanding dental clinic!

I want to state how fortunate I am - and I am certain everyone else of Dr. Meschke's patients - to have such an outstanding and most capable person as Dr. Tom Meschke as our dentist. I am certain Dr. Meschke has to be one of the very best dentists in the entire state of Minnesota. He is personable with his patients, he is genuinely interested in correcting and resolving your dental issue. I know he has made a big difference in my dental health from where I started with him about 20 years ago to where I am today which is in positive dental health. There are many good dentists in Minnesota, I am certain, but I do not believe that Dr. Meshke could be ranked below any of them. He is truly the best! - Steve W.

Fantastic dental experience! The office staff have always treated me with respect and care. Dr. Swingdorf is the best dentist I've ever seen. Highly recommend! - Ross N.

Really enjoy coming in, the doctors and the entire staff are more engaged and concerned which makes the atmosphere much more friendly and less transactional. The atmosphere was only one facet that made the experience great, I went for a basic appointment but it felt tailored to my needs more so that with other dentists I've gone to. Would definitely recommend to friends and family - Christopher S.

Life changer for me! I had missing teeth and bone loss for years and Dr. Meschke came up with a plan for implants. I can chew with the right side of my mouth again for the first time in over 10 years! Our family of 9 is lucky to have him for a dentist. Professional, Innovative, Caring, & Affordable. Thanks Dr. Meschke!!! - Scott F.

Dr. Swingdorf, I wanted to thank you and Linda and the rest of Chaska Dental's staff for all your courtesy and care to make sure my dental and overall health continue to be excellent. - Camille

Thank you Dr. Swingdorf for your time and attention when I came in for my 6 month check up. I very much appreciate all you do for my and the health of my dental care. I cannot thank you enough!

The receptionists are helpful and courteous, the hygienists are patient, gentle, knowledgeable and very nice. We've been coming here for years and have no intentions on going anywhere else.

One too many kernels of Kettle Korn at the Twins game this past weekend. I called CDC first thing Monday morning and was in the chair for molar restoration within a half hour. Now that's accommodation. Thank you! Go TWINS!

As much as it is contradictory to say; You make dentist visits/work enjoyable! Thanks again and...I always refer my friends your way for a great dentist!

Tom, Thank you so much for your honesty & integrity. I had no idea of your warranty or even that this tooth had been worked on before or when. This will not go unnoticed in the community. I've already told several people of your honesty and quality of work & will continue to do so. - Luke

Dear Tom, Thank you for your care and concern for me - I appreciate your professional pride in your excellent work - even when you make a patient wait. Thank goodness you did have new caps made. I LOVE MY NEW TEETH. Best wishes to you and your family - you are special. XOXO-Susan

The dental care from Dr. Meschke and his staff is the best I've received in my adult years. They are professional, thorough, and make the experience something to look forward to (which is a hard thing to do, given that it's dental work and generally, not an enjoyable experience).
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Just a note to say a sincere Thank You for the beautiful work you did on my front tooth, the "prettiest" tooth in my mouth. Yes, Betty, my sister-in-law was informed. I'll show it off Saturday at a wedding shower!
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