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CAD/CAM Digital Technology At The Berkeley Clinic

Thursday, April 7th, 2016

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Latest Technology, Highest Quality Of Dental Care

At the Berkeley Clinic we only want the best for you, so we only use the best. Our highly skilled dental team are trained to use the most advanced digital equipment ; CAD/CAM, digital technology which stands for Computer – Aided Design and Computer- Aided Manufacturing. Digital technologies are changing our everyday lives. Similarly, in dentistry, they are essential for achieving results, quickly, simply and efficiently.

Chipped your tooth? Or do you need a filling replaced?

With the use of CAD/CAM digital technology, you can have same day dental restoration! This means that you can have your chipped tooth restored and your old fillings replaced in-house, the same day. At The Berkeley Clinic, we are using the latest technology so no matter how simple or complex the restoration, we have you covered. Just pop into our award-winning clinic, where you can relax in our lounge and will be made to feel right at home.

How does it work?

We start off the process by taking 3D scans of your teeth with the revolutionary CEREC omnicam. It’s like a virtual journey in your mouth! This easy and pain- free scan will be done in seconds, generating an exact replica of your teeth in natural colour without the need for a prior coating with powder or spray. This spray is used to make the teeth more visible and make sure all parts of the impression are recorded properly, however often patients find the taste of this unpleasant. No need to worry about this with our advanced scanner, as it can pick up the shape and shade of your teeth even when your mouth is wet with moisture.

Once the scan is complete, using CAD/CAM technology you can have crowns, veneers, inlays and onlays provided within the hour. The materials used to mill these are ceramic or resin-based, which allows our dentists to create natural-looking results for you!

Digital impressions prevent the need for impression materials to be placed in your mouth for long periods of time, which can often cause discomfort. This advanced technology allows you to feel more comfortable throughout your dental procedure.

With this painless, no fuss procedure your teeth can be restored at your convenience in a single visit with the highest quality ceramic dental restorations that fit perfectly. This decreases anxiety about coming to the dentist multiple times.

What kind of results can I expect from CAD/CAM technology?

You won’t be able to tell the difference between your new teeth and your natural teeth. Not only are they durable but will allow you to eat normally without any discomfort or worry. Also, the accuracy of the shape of your new teeth will prevent gaps between crowns and surrounding teeth. Your results will have you oozing with confidence.

cad cam demoCAD/CAM in dentistry is proven and has a long track record of success and clinical studies. The Berkeley Clinic was the first dentist in the UK to to have and launch the revolutionary Cerec Omnicam with the newest 4.2. software.

You only have one set of teeth so you owe it yourself to look after them. Let us do the hard work for you. So come in and unwind in our pleasant surroundings. You and your smile will be glad you did.

For more information, you can visit our website at the Berkeley Clinic or contact us on 0141 564 1900.

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Dental Implants Fitting – Procedure Overview

Thursday, October 8th, 2015


Dental implants are increasing in popularity as a result of their reliability, great design, ability to change people’s life, and the 95% success rate they have. Dental implants are designed to replace missing, damaged or decaying teeth and can significantly improve your smile and self-esteem. (more…)

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Jamie in Germany

Friday, April 30th, 2010

CEREC meets CT Scanning event.

Dr Jamie Newlands has be invited to the Sirona Head quarters in Germany at the end of next month to attend the CEREC meets CT Scanning event.

CEREC as a scanning and in-house milling system for tooth restorations is now being linked with CT scanners which detail the structure, dimensions and quality of the bone. Using both techniques in synergy means that implant cases are more streamlined and they are ultimately more accurate. This is a great benefit for patients and dentists alike.

Dr Newlands is already leading the way as far as dental technology is concerned. He currently has restored thousands of cases using the cerec system and he believes the new link between CT scanners and Cerec is a major step forward for implant cases.

The event will be showcasing the new system and the Berkeley Clinic is looking forward to being the first dentist in Scotland to implement this new system.

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Dr. Jamie Newlands demonstrates to other dentists the benefits of using Cerec 3d

Friday, October 9th, 2009


Today Dr. Jamie Newlands is running course on Cerec 3D over in Moodiesburn Dental Practice. This will give other dentists in Scotland the opportunity to have one-to-one, hands on experience under the guidance of Jamie who is regarded as one of the UK’s leading Cerec experts.

“Realising the potential for dentists to utilise advanced techniques, i am always willing to help others realise what can be achieved and bring the UK to the next level. Over the many lectures and courses that i have now provided on digital dentistry, i am starting to see a real enthusiasm in dentists who ultimately will enhance their skills and bring great benefit to their patients”

Dr. Jamie Newlands

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Dr Jamie Newlands To Demonstrate LAVA Scanner In Aberdeen

Tuesday, August 11th, 2009

CADCAM Dentistry

For some of the most forward thinking dental professionals, the digital revolution has brought about significant advantages in the services offered to patients. Old gloopy impressions that can make you gag are set to be a thing of the past as digital impressions of a full mouth arch are now possible. Not only this, they are more accurate and effective and can be sent instantly as a file to the lab. This also means that the crowns, veneers or bridges are of the highest standard and best fit for the patient.

Dr. Newlands has been at the forefront of CADCAM dentistry every step of the way and The Berkeley Clinic has prided itself as being the most technologically advanced clinic in the UK. The results we achieve with our patients using this technology to its full advantage is mind-blowing. Jamie has been lecturing for 3M ESPE for the past two years on the LAVA COS and will be in Aberdeen on Tuesday 10th November 2009 at the Copthorne Hotel 5pm – 8pm.

Delegates wishing to book a place please email [email protected]

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Jamie Newlands Demonstrates a same day smile design

Monday, July 13th, 2009

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Jamie Newlands, The Clinical Director of The Berkeley Clinic has just returned from a very successful two day Hands on training course in beautiful Orkney.  He was delighted to be chosen by Earls Palace Private Dental Clinic to teach and demonstrate cutting edge smile makeover solutions and techniques to some of the North of Scotland’s most talented dentists.  The two day course saw him successfully makeover one of the clinic staffs teeth using a combination of ceramic veneers, ceramic crowns and tooth whitening.  Along with demonstrating the important steps and techniques in designing someone new smile Jamie Newlands also called upon the help of  Jawscan Scotland Director David Devine in helping balance the patients smile and bite.  This helps ensure that the veneers and crowns last a long time and that the patient can chew and eat comfortably.

The event was a total success with all the dentists who attended having a great time and taking a lot away from the teaching.  Dr. John Barry (Chief Executive of The Dental Plan UK Ltd) who organised the event has already rebooked Jamie to return in early 2010 to carry out another hands on training course.

Jamie is committed to bringing the latest, most effective and long lasting cosmetic techniques to Scotland, helping keep it at the forefront of world dentistry.

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Dr Jamie Newlands demonstrates the LAVA COS in Dublin.

Monday, May 18th, 2009


Dr. Jamie Newlands who heads up the team at The Berkeley Clinic in Glasgow certainly knows his stuff when it comes to CADCAM digital dentistry and that’s why 3M ESPE have chosen Jamie to be the 1st dentist within the UK to own and launch the new technology.

Jamie will travel to Dublin to demonstrate to other dental professionals this exciting equipment on the 26th May 2009.

“This will advance dentistry in the same way that mobile phones and the internet have advanced communications”.

Dr. Jamie Newlands

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