Same Day Crowns & Root Canals in Suwanee

Dr. Finkel showing patient x-rays.

Get Strong, Aesthetic Crowns in One Visit with CEREC

If you have a tooth that is severely decayed, broken or missing, a dental crown can restore your smile.
At Sugarloaf Signature Dentistry, you can experience the convenience of one-visit dentistry. When you need a crown, our doctors use the CEREC system to design and mill the restoration—all from right within our office and on the same day.

Our dentists have been providing dental crowns and bridges in the Atlanta area for over 40 years. Their caring and skilled approach to dental treatment has earned them top honors with professional peers. Dr. Finkel has also been recognized as one of Atlanta’s Top Dentists. Be sure to view our Smile Gallery so you can see some of the smiles that have been transformed with bridges and dental crowns.

Dr. Polack has extensive training in Digital Dentistry including digital restoration design and in-office milling of dental restorations with CEREC. He brings with him the expertise to create the dental crowns or bridges that are not only of the highest quality and aesthetics but also result in a perfect and accurate fit.

Dr. Finkel and Dr. Polack also perform one-visit root canal therapy and thanks to their CEREC machine, they are able to create and place the new crown at the same time.

What is CEREC?

CEREC (short for CEramic REConstruction) is a dental restoration de-sign and milling system which allows our doctors to provide new tooth restorations (crowns, partial crowns or bridges) in a single office visit. Using 3D computer imaging, the restoration is custom-designed for the patient’s mouth. Instead of having to wear a temporary and waiting several weeks for the restoration to be made by a dental lab, you can get your new tooth restoration in as little as one hour. There is no need for a second appointment and no need to be anesthetized a second time.

We recommend CEREC restorations due to their durability. CEREC restorations, even after several years, are in the same condition as when first placed.

Uses Material Closest to Natural Teeth

CEREC restorations are milled from a single block of high quality ceramic, a substance that is particularly compatible with the body and that has the same characteristics as normal, healthy dental enamel. CEREC ceramic expands in the same way as teeth, and because it comes from a single block, a CEREC restoration is less prone to cracks and flaws than other restorations.

Digital Design = Beautiful Results

Dr. Finkel and Dr. Polack with a CEREC machine.

We have modern technology for same day root canals and crowns.

Our doctors use a handheld digital scanner to take precise impressions of the patient’s teeth, which are sent to the CEREC design unit where they design the crown. The design is then sent to the in-office CEREC milling machine to fabricate the restoration.

The digital scanning process and on-site creation of the crown is completed in just a few hours and results in a perfect, accurate fit.


Why Do I Need a Crown?

Dental crownCrowns are a dental restoration that fully cover the portion of a tooth which lies at and above the gumline. Crowns are designed to protect the underlying tooth and maintain your smile. A crown may be recommended to support a weakened tooth (one that has had many fillings), to protect a tooth with extensive damage or to support and protect brittle teeth after a root canal. Dental crowns are also placed on top of dental implants when replacing a missing tooth.

Crowns can also be used to cover a discolored or aesthetically unappealing tooth, which allows it to blend in with surrounding teeth and create a more attractive smile.

To make an appointment, call 770‑497‑9111 or click here to request an appointment online.

High-Tech, One-Visit Root Canals

Dental crownOur doctors use the latest technology to ensure efficient and thorough treatment. Instead of using hand instruments to clean out the canal (which can take a long time), they use a gentle ultrasonic instrument that cleans out the tooth, thoroughly and efficiently. They also use a dental microscope, so they can see every minute detail of the canal.

Because our office has an in-house dental CAD/CAM machine, we can truly provide root canal treatment in one appointment. One of our doctors will design and mill your new, final crown while you wait, so you will not need to come back for another appointment.

We can provide crowns in the same visit as your root canal treatment, using our in-office design and milling system.


Signs That You Might Need a Root Canal

The following signs may indicate that you have a tooth that is in need of root canal therapy. If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, please contact our office right away.

  • Persistent pain
  • Spontaneous pain
  • Pain when you bite down
  • Pain when your tooth is exposed to heat and/or cold
  • Tenderness at the bottom of the root of your tooth
  • A white bump on your gum line—this is a sign of an abscess

To make an appointment, call 770‑497‑9111 or click here to request an appointment online.