Same-Day Crowns


Dr. Stephen J. Malki uses the latest technology to provide timely, natural-looking results. Malki Dental is equipped with its own CEREC® technology, which allows us to design and place dental crowns in a single appointment. With same-day crowns, patients can walk into our dental office with damaged teeth and leave with custom, permanent restorations in just one day.

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What CEREC technology is, is it's a in-office milling process. Where traditionally when a patient needed a crown, the tooth would be prepared, a traditional gooey impression would be taken of the patient's tooth, then that impression would be sent to the laboratory, a temporary would be made, and the patient would leave for two weeks. That was the traditional way. And that's a technique that's still used. However, now with CEREC technology, the tooth is prepared the same way, but instead of a gooey impression, we're taking digital images of the tooth. And from those digital images, we then create a digital model. And from that digital model, we then design the crown that's going to be milled. So then, once the crown is designed on the acquisition unit or the computer, then it's sent to a different machine, basically like a lathe that cuts the porcelain, and that's done all in the office while the patient's waiting. Once the crown is cut and prepared by the milling machine, it's then tried in the patient's mouth, adjusted, and then sent in to our lab for about 15 minutes or so to polish and glaze it and make it nice and shiny, and then it gets cemented in, in the same day. So now there's no temporaries, the patient doesn't have to wait two weeks, it's done immediately, there's no second appointment, there's no second injection, and it's basically a great way to get the procedure done quickly and not have the patient return for multiple visits.

Dr. Malki

Malki Dental

Dr. Stephen Malki is a dentist who believes a smile is one of the most important means of expression. His prestigious distinctions in his field include:

  • Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Implantologists (ABOI)
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID)
  • Diplomate of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI)
  • Master of the Misch International Implant Institute
  • Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry

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"Dr. Stephen J. Malki is very gentle and caring. He makes you feel comfortable and does everything he can to ensure that you have a pleasant experience. As soon as you meet him you can see how much he cares for his patients."

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