Crown preparation appointments in dental school are notoriously extensive and involved, mostly due to not having an assistant and separating the core build up and crown appointments. In private practice, assistants make our lives so much easier by taking pre-op impressions for us, selecting shade, and even fabricating temporary crowns for us. A proper assistant time: to doctor time ratio gives the dentist time to see other patients or to do hygiene checks throughout the day. Swipe through for the steps involved in a typical crown preparation appointment. Keep in mind, this is the process for a traditional lab-processed crown—scanners and same day CEREC crowns can streamline this process even more!
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