Newport Beach Dentists Implement State-of-the-Art 3D Technology for Single-Visit Dental Restorations

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OC Lifesmiles is a progressive Newport Beach cosmetic dentistry practice now offering the latest technology in cosmetic and restorative dentistry. Dentists in Newport Beach, Dr. John Cross and Dr. Kelli Junker have recently implemented Chairside Economical Restoration of Esthetic Ceramics, more commonly referred to as CEREC®, a 3D software program that can produce high quality dental restorations in a single office visit.

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Here at OC Lifesmiles, our purpose is twofold: to create beautiful smiles and keep them looking and feeling great.

Dr. John Cross and Dr. Kelli Junker, cosmetic dentists in Newport Beach, are now offering the latest in advanced dental technology at their OC Lifesmiles progressive dentistry practice with the implementation of Chairside Economical Restoration of Esthetic Ceramics. With the CEREC® 3D software, the dentists are able to provide one-visit restorations for cosmetic and restorative dentistry patients, while avoiding temporary restorations and extended waiting periods associated with the traditional process of restorative dentistry.

To create porcelain dental veneers in Newport Beach with the CEREC® process, Dr. Cross or Dr. Junker will prepare the tooth in need of restoration as they typically would, by removing any damaged tissue or tooth decay. Digital impressions are then taken through an infrared camera attached to the CEREC® software, creating 3D images of the patient’s teeth. The dentists use these impressions to design the patient’s new restoration in minutes. The design is then sent to the milling unit, which crafts the custom restoration while the patient waits in the office for the final fit and examination.

The addition of CEREC® software allows OC Lifesmiles to create single-visit porcelain dental crowns in Newport Beach, while avoiding multiple appointments and uncomfortable temporary restorations. Dr. Cross and Dr. Junker say the 3D software enables them to provide their patients with convenient, advanced technology, which they believe is of the utmost importance as they create high quality veneers, crowns, inlays, and outlays at their Newport Beach practice.

To provide their patients with comprehensive cosmetic and restorative dentistry, Dr. Cross and Dr. Junker, along with their team of trained hygienists at OC Lifesmiles, say they combine an artistic eye with cutting edge technology. “Here at OC Lifesmiles, our purpose is twofold: to create beautiful smiles and keep them looking and feeling great.”

With the addition of CEREC® 3D technology, the doctors say they are further equipped to provide quick, painless, quality dental care.

About Dr. Cross and Dr. Junker

Dr. Cross completed his dental degree at the University of the Pacific in San Francisco, followed by a two-year residency at the University of Southern California. He has completed hundreds of hours of continuing education while studying with leading cosmetic dentists around the country. Dr. Cross is a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies, the American Academy of General Dentistry, the United States Dental Tennis Association, and the Orange County Dental Society.

Dr. Junker attended the School of Dentistry at the University of Southern California and graduated cum laude in 2003. While there, she received the Academy of General Dentistry Award for Excellence in restorative dentistry, and the Lewis E. Ford Memorial award for ethics, compassion, and leadership. Dr. Junker continues with her dental education, and maintains memberships with a number of organizations, including the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the California Dental Association, the American Dental Association, and the Orange County Dental Society.

Dr. Cross, Dr. Junker, and the OC Lifesmiles progressive dental practice is located at 20271 Acacia St. Suite 100, Newport Beach, CA 92660 and can be reached at (949) 242-0680 and http://www.oclifesmiles.com

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