CAD/CAM technology is a field of dentistry and prosthodontics using CAD/CAM (computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing) to improve the design and creation of dental restorations, such as crowns, inlays, onlays, fixed bridges, dental implant restorations.
Dental CAD/CAM technology is enabling the dental technician to design restorations on a computer screen. By using the 3-D images and CAD software he is drawing and design the final restorations.
Once the final restoration is designed, the crown, inlay, onlay, bridge or implant restorations is milled from a single block of the chosen material in a milling chamber. Then the restoration is finished by the dental technician according to the case needs.
Each case is different, so together we will discuss
the advantages and disadvantages of each case selectively