The evolution of a chairside CAD/CAM system for dental restorations.Compend Contin Educ Dent. 2001 Jun; 22(6 Suppl):4-6.CC
Since its introduction more than 15 years ago, the CEREC method for the chairside fabrication of all-ceramic restorations has steadily earned a loyal following among dentists. The rapid creation of tooth-colored restorations, including full-coverage crowns, at chairside has been achieved through quick and easy optical impression-taking, simple designing, and precise machining. This article describes the evolution of this technology's development and its incorporation into the dental practice.