Pacific Dental Services Reaches Major Milestone in Same-Day Dental Restorations
PDS-supported dental practices have produced more than three million CEREC restorations using computer-aided design and manufacturing, marking a major milestone.
IRVINE, Calif., March 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Pacific Dental Services® (PDS), one of the nation’s leading dental support organizations, closed the first quarter of 2022 with a major milestone: more than three million same-day dental restorations have been produced to date at dental practices supported by the company. PDS-supported dental practices use computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM) technology to produce dental restorations on-site, providing a convenient, high-quality and efficient solution for patients in urgent need of dental restorations. tooth replacement. As the first such step in the dental industry, this achievement exemplifies PDS’s commitment to clinical excellence through modern dentistry with proven cutting-edge technology.
CEREC® system, manufactured by Dentsply Sironahas been available since the mid-1980s, but less than 10% of dentists United States currently offer their patients this same-day chairside dental restoration solution. The CAD/CAM process includes the digital image, design, milling and cementing of a natural-looking dental crown, inlay/onlay or veneer on the same day, reducing the number of visits that patients should perform at their dentist. PDS first implemented it in its supported practices over 15 years ago and today almost every dental practice supported by the organization offers this innovative technology.
“Our goal is to ensure that our supported clinicians have the ability to offer their patients the most advanced, proven technology that enables convenient and comprehensive dentistry. The completion of three million CEREC CAD/CAM restorations demonstrates this commitment,” said Stephen E. Thorne IV, Founder and CEO of PDS. “CEREC CAD/CAM same-day technology is a key dental differentiator that enables PDS-supported dentists to perform complex restorations faster, more efficiently, and with greater precision than traditional restorative dentistry. comprehensive care that our supporting clinicians provide to their patients every day.”
Bart StearsDDS, owner dentist in dental practices supported by PDS Dentists from Tucson, Miramonte Dental Groupand Dentist and orthodontics for all children in Tucson, Arizona, added: “Same-day CEREC CAD/CAM dentistry is standard. Today’s patients are looking for convenience, comfort and aesthetics, as well as advanced equipment that provides faster, safer and longer lasting restorations. With CEREC, I am able to deliver all of this in the same day.” Dr. Stears has been using CEREC CAD/CAM in his general dentistry practice for nine years.
In addition to same-day CEREC CAD/CAM dental restorations, PDS-supported practices also offer patients state-of-the-art clinical treatment tools for oral and overall health, such as integrated dental health records and that provide insight into a patient’s general condition. health, cone beam computed tomography (CBCT), digital x-rays, diode lasers for soft tissue, saliva diagnostics and VELscope® oral cancer screening system. In addition, practices supported by PDS offer general dentistry and a wide range of specialized services in one location, such as endodontics, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthodontics and periodontics.
About Pacific Dental Services
Founded in 1994, Pacific Dental Services (PDS) is one of the nation’s leading dental support organizations, providing sustained autonomy that allows dentists to focus on clinical excellence and the highest levels of comprehensive, cost-effective care. to patients. PDS is the origin of private practice +® model to allow dentists to focus on their passion: serving patients. PDS also pioneered the concept of modern dentistry so that dentists are equipped to combine the advancements of the latest technologies with the best operational practices and procedures, highly trained support staff, and a commitment to ongoing training and education. PDS continues to grow, with over 850 dental practices supported across United States. PDS has been named to the Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest-growing private companies 14 times. Dentists supported by PDS aim to be the provider of choice in all the markets they serve and to grow Patients for Life™. For more information, visit us at pacificdentalservices.com or follow us on Facebook: @pacificdentalservicesInstagram: @pacific.dentalLinkedIn: @pacific-dental-servicesTwitter: @pacificdentaland YouTube: @pacificdentaltv.
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