CEREC Technology: Convenient Restorative Dentistry

In the ever-evolving field of dentistry, the introduction of CEREC technology marks a significant leap toward redefining patient experience and care efficiency. Chairside Economical Restoration of Esthetic Ceramics is at the forefront of modern dentistry, embodying the shift towards more convenient, efficient, and patient-friendly dental care. This innovative technology offers a glimpse into the future of restorative dentistry, where lengthy procedures and multiple visits become a thing of the past.

The Evolution of Restorative Dentistry

Traditionally, restorative dentistry involved a series of steps that could span over several appointments. From the initial consultation to the fitting of dental restorations like crowns, inlays, and onlays, patients were required to endure lengthy processes. Impressions were taken using physical molds, which were then sent to a dental laboratory for the creation of the restoration piece. This not only prolonged the treatment duration but also necessitated the use of temporary restorations, adding to the patient’s discomfort and inconvenience.

Enter CEREC technology, a revolutionary step in the evolution of restorative dentistry. This advanced system has transformed the way restorations are performed, transitioning from the traditional multi-visit process to a streamlined single-visit procedure. With CEREC, the landscape of restorative dentistry has undergone a paradigm shift, offering a faster, more efficient alternative that significantly enhances the patient experience.

How CEREC Technology Works

At the heart of CEREC technology is digital impression technology, which replaces the conventional and often uncomfortable dental molds with a more comfortable and precise digital scan. This digital impression is the foundation for the CAD/CAM (Computer-Aided Design/Computer-Aided Manufacturing) process, where the dentist designs the restoration on a computer with intricate detail and precision.

Following the design phase, the information is sent to an on-site (in-office) milling machine, which carves the restoration out of a high-quality ceramic block within minutes. This streamlined process not only ensures a perfect fit but also maintains the aesthetic integrity of the patient’s smile, matching the natural color and contour of the surrounding teeth.

Benefits of CEREC Technology

The advantages of CEREC technology are manifold, with convenience and time-saving at the forefront. Single-visit procedures eliminate the need for temporary restorations and the associated discomfort, significantly reducing the overall treatment time. Moreover, the accuracy and comfort of digital impressions translate to a better fit and a more pleasant experience for the patient.

Furthermore, the durability and aesthetics of the materials used in CEREC restorations are unparalleled. The ceramic used is strong and resilient and possesses a natural-looking appearance, ensuring that the restorations blend seamlessly with the patient’s existing teeth, enhancing both function and beauty.

Comparing CEREC to Traditional Methods

While CEREC technology offers numerous benefits, it’s essential to weigh these against the traditional methods of restorative dentistry. One consideration is cost; although CEREC may have a higher upfront cost, reducing the number of visits and eliminating temporary restorations can make it a cost-effective option in the long run. Additionally, the time savings and enhanced patient experience often justify the investment in CEREC technology.

Concerns regarding the effectiveness and longevity of CEREC restorations are common yet unfounded. Studies and clinical experience have shown that CEREC restorations are as durable and long-lasting as their traditionally manufactured counterparts, if not more so.


CEREC technology represents a significant advancement in the field of restorative dentistry, offering a more convenient, efficient, and patient-friendly alternative to traditional methods. By streamlining the restoration process and enhancing the quality of the outcomes, CEREC is setting a new standard in oral care, particularly in regions like Brampton, where the demand for efficient and high-quality dental services is on the rise.

CEREC technology offers a promising solution for individuals seeking an emergency dentist or looking to address their restorative dentistry needs. Its ability to deliver quick, accurate, and aesthetically pleasing restorations in a single visit makes it an attractive option for those looking to minimize their time in the dentist’s chair while maximizing the quality of their oral care.


If you’re considering restorative dental work, consult with your dental professional about the benefits of CEREC technology. Discover how this innovative approach can transform and elevate your dental experience, making your journey toward a healthier, more beautiful smile both swift and comfortable.


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Simrit has been working at Torbram Dental since 2001. She started her career with Assisting/Treatment co-ordinating and then moved on to becoming the Hygiene Co Ordinator in 2005. In 2012 she took on a new role as the Marketing Director. Though she loved being the Marketing Director, in 2015 she became the Office Manager of Torbram Dental. She completed her Level 1 Dental Assisting program with Career Canada in 1996 and then went on to complete her Level II Dental Assisting Diploma with Southwestern Medix in 1999. That is when she received NDAEB Certification. Simrit has been and still is an active member of the Ontario Dental Assistants Association since 2000. She enjoys hiking and traveling with her husband and two kids and loves to explore new restaurants, especially high-tea venues.

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Naudia has been working at Torbram Dental for many years and is a valued member of our administrative team: as a dental receptionist and in our marketing team . She graduated from Everest College with honours level 1 and 2, with a diploma in Dental Assisting. Naudia is always there for our patients, making sure that they receive the care and attention they deserve. When not at the office, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, cooking and indulging in civil court TV shows.

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Ramandeep has been a part of Torbram Dental for the past 10 years as certified dental assistant. She obtained her level 1 certification from Everest college in Brampton in 2013, and then her level 2 certification in 2014 from Medix college. Her career path through the clinic has been recognized by staff at all levels who admire her work ethic and dedication to million dollar smiles. In her spare time, Ramandeep enjoys cooking and gardening, and spending time with her husband and 2 kids.

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Sana is a valued member of our dental hygiene team. In 2008 she completed her education at George Brown in Dental Assisting and in 2016 she earned her diploma in Dental Hygiene from the Canadian Academy of Dental Health and Sciences. Sana has been working in dentistry since 2008 and enjoys taking care of our patients and helping them with their oral health. She is married and is busy with her 2 young children. In her spare time, Sana enjoys going out with the family, trying out new places to eat and is looking forward to travelling with them in the future.

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Sanaria has been working at Torbram Dental for many years as a valued member of our Dental Assisting Team. She completed her level 2 dental assisting certification and previously obtained a degree in Education and worked as a quality control officer in the pharmaceutical industry. When not at work Sanaria loves to bake and cook. She also loves story time and enjoying the outdoors with her children. She always sees the positive side of life, believes that nothing is impossible and that if you set a goal and work at it, that you will make your dreams come true.

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Carrie has been working at Torbram Dental since 2001. She graduated from George Brown College in 1998 with a Dental Assistant Diploma and continued to further her education by completing a Dental Hygiene Diploma in 2001 at Durham College. Carrie is a highly trained and experienced Registered Dental Hygienist who continues to learn and grow by updating her knowledge to provide her clients with the best Oral Health Care techniques and information. Carrie is passionate about Dentistry and is known for her gentle and compassionate manner. She feels strongly about building lasting relationships and trust with her clients to help them understand that good Oral Health leads to good Overall Health. Carrie enjoys travelling, dabbling in decorating and a good Netflix series in her time off. Carrie resides in Halton Hills with her husband and two children.

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Daniela's interest in Dentistry began in Gr.6 when she wrote a speech entitled "My Life as a Toothbrush".
A Registered Dental Hygienist with 22 years of clinical experience, Daniela still has a great passion for her career. The most rewarding aspect for her is building lasting relationships with her patients, and seeing them through to a healthier smile.
Her thorough yet gentle touch will ensure a comfortable visit every time.
Daniela is a total Foodie and loves to cook and enjoys all types of cuisines. She loves Florida, Cruises, organizing things, and most of all spending time with family and friends.

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Stephanie Enjoys getting to know all new patients at Torbram Dental and catching up with long standing Patients. Stephanie enjoys spending quality time with her family. One of her favorite things to do with her daughter is teach and play the piano. Stephanie likes going on walks with her husband and enjoys spending as much time with him as he is an Active Member of the Canadian Army. On Sundays, Stephanie enjoys going to Church and looks forward to Sunday Dinner with her entire family. Stephanie's Favorite thing to do to start her day right is head to her local Starbucks and Grab her favorite drink, an iced black tea with light lemonade on warm days and a blonde vanilla latte on those cold winter days.

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As a dedicated Dental Hygienist at Torbram Dental, Aalisha brings recent knowledge and experience to ensure the best oral health for our patients. She holds a Diploma in Dental Hygiene from the Toronto College of Dental Hygiene and Auxiliaries and has further enriched her education with a Bachelor of Science from the University of Waterloo. Beyond her professional qualifications, Aalisha has a zest for life that extends beyond the dental chair. She cherishes quality time with family and friends, thrives on outdoor adventures, and has a passion for hiking and water-based activities, especially during the sunny summer days. She is an avid traveler, exploring tropical paradises and historic destinations while immersing herself in diverse cultures and indulging in delicious culinary experiences."

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Supreet was born and raised in Punjab, India and came to Canada in 2016. She graduated from Sheridan College as an Environmental Lab Technician but later decided to change her career to dentistry. She completed her Level I and II Intra-Oral Dental Assisting course from George Brown College and graduated in 2023. In July 2023, Supreet joined the team at Torbram Dental where she enjoys working. In her free time, she loves to read books.

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