CAD (Computer Assistance Design); where to build porcelain designs as computers.
CAM (Comer Aid Manufacturing) refers to people from porcelain blocks of porcelain teeth.
WHAT IS CAD-CAM TECHNOLOGY?
In CAD-CAM technology; A photograph is taken with the help of a camera in the size of the teeth made by the dentist. It is obtained and designed in computer design.
WHAT KIND OF RESTORATIONS ARE PRODUCED WITH CAD-CAM TECHNOLOGY?
With CAD-CAM technology, restorations used to eliminate aesthetic problems in teeth are produced (Porcelain lamina, indirect nano-composite restorations, zirconium, porcelain crowns and bridges without metal support).
WHICH DENTAL PROBLEMS CAN BENEFIT FROM CAD CAM TECHNOLOGY?
CAD-CAM is used in the treatment of aesthetic and functional problems.
○ Minor deformities,
○ Color disorders,
○ Spaced teeth,
○ Slightly crooked teeth,
○ Worn teeth,
○ Broken teeth,
○ Short teeth,
○ They are disproportionate teeth,
○ Functional problems,
○ Teeth with high substance loss,
○ Deterioration of chewing function due to missing teeth,
○ Esthetic problems;
○ Patients presenting due to food entrapment,
WHO PREFERS CAD-CAM?
It is suitable for people who expect contact, form, shape, size and porcelain restoration closest to nature. With the design in the computer, porcelain restorations with similar structure and morphology can be produced by taking the other teeth of the person as a reference.
Cad-Cam technology may be the choice of people who experience food accumulation among the fillings made before.
It is an alternative treatment for people who are not satisfied with the edge harmony, anatomy, naturalness, color and aesthetics of porcelain teeth ('veneers').
It can also be preferred by people who have a nauseous reflex during measurement, because it is possible to take digital impressions with CAD-CAM.