CEREC Software 4.2 Design using the new CEREC 4.2 Software: Enjoy more creativity.

The best restorations are the result of teamwork between your expertise and our software. The CEREC software is tailored exactly to the requirements of dental professionals following many years of development experience. Using the new intuitive user interface of CEREC software 4.2, you do not require any special computer skills in order to create perfect restorations in just a few easy steps. The transparent workflow puts the right functions at your fingertips at all times. This allows you to work intuitively and directly on the 3D tooth model to create natural occlusions with a single click. We also offer many new features that expand your design options. For example, the consideration of the virtual articulation and a new features concerning the front teeth, which we call "smile design".

The benefits of the new CEREC Softwareversion 4.2
  • Clearly structured with self explanatory icons

  • Maximum control over each processing step

  • Clear and intuitive navigation

  • Easy to use, particularly for new users

  • Further possibilities with the CEREC Software 4.2

      Virtual Articulation
      Chairside treatment of implants
      Fully anatomical and non-veneered restorations
      Incisal Variation
      Imitate enamel with CEREC Blocs C In
      Smile Design

Intuitive user interface

The user interface is clearly structured and employs self-explanatory icons. You always know where you are in the streamlined design process and are guided step by step. Only the appropriate design tools are displayed that you need at any given time.

Direct modification on the tooth

The CEREC 4.0 software facilitates the easy editing of the virtual restoration. Simply click and hold down mouse button, move the mouse – and the job is done. You work directly and intuitively on the tooth and are in full control of the process at all times.

Multiple restorations

Depending on the given treatment situation, you can work simultaneously on several different restorations. When performing a complete anterior reconstruction, for example, you have the option to design veneers, crowns and bridges in parallel. The design tools can be applied to contra lateral teeth in two different quadrants. This produces highly aesthetic results – and delighted patients.

Natural occlusions with a single click.

CEREC Biogeneric has revolutionized occlusal design. With a single mouse click this patented process reconstructs the patient‘s individual tooth morphology. CEREC Biogeneric can be used for all types of restorations – crowns, veneers, inlays, onlays, as well as full anatomical temporary bridges.

CEREC Biogeneric: Natural occlusions with a single click.

The analysis of the genetic information stored in the patient’s own dentition produces natural occlusions in just a few seconds, combined with the security that this is a patented process. It sounds like science fiction, but with CEREC it is very simple. Acquire a digital impression, define the preparation margin, click and CEREC Biogeneric takes care of everything else. This unique software tool enables you to create customized, patient individual restorations on a sound scientific basis. And best of all, the design process is identical for all indications – inlays, onlays, veneers, crowns and full anatomical temporary bridges. CEREC Biogeneric is the fast and simple solution for customized natural restorations in every clinical situation.

Simple. Automatic.
  • One-click method for creating lifelike occlusal surfaces
  • Immediate restoration proposals are clinically and functionally valid
  • Identical design process for all restoration types - crowns, veneers, inlays, onlays, anatomically sized bridges
Made to measure natural custom-fit
  • The basis is the natural tooth morphology of each individual patient - a single intact tooth serves as reference
  • Utilizes the morphological and functional information which is genetically stored in the patient’s dentition
  • Natural occlusal surfaces adapted to their surroundings and for every clinical situation
Scientifically and clinically proven
  • Mathematically exact description of any given occlusal morphology
  • User-independent and scientifically reproducible
  • Exclusive to Sirona: protected by patent

Biogeneric initial proposals compared to the finished restorations in vivo.

Example courtesy of Dr. Bobby Chagger.

Example courtesy of Dr. Bernd Reiss.

Want to learn more about CEREC Biogeneric?

Read the Interview with Prof. Dr. Albert Mehl, who developed CEREC Biogeneric design. 

Scientific Literature
  • 2005 Mehl, A., Blanz, V., Hickel, R.: Was ist der "Durchschnittszahn"? - Ein mathematischer Ansatz für die automatische Berechnung einer repräsentativen Kaufläche. Dtsch Zahnärztl Z 60, 335-341
  • 2005 Mehl, A., Blanz, V.: A new approach for automatic reconstruction of occlusal surfaces with the biogeneric tooth model. In: International Journal of  Computerized Dentistry 8, 13-25.
  • 2005 Mehl, A., Blanz, V., Hickel, R.: Biogeneric tooth: a new mathematical representation for tooth morphology in lower first molars. In: European Journal of Oral Sciences 113, 333-340.
  • 2005 Mehl, A., Blanz, V., Hickel, R.: A new mathematical process for the calculation of average forms of teeth. In: The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry 95, 561-566.
  • 2005 Blanz, V., Mehl, A., Vetter, T., Seidel, H.-P.: A Statistical Method for Robust 3D Surface Reconstruction from Sparse Data. In: 2nd Int. Symp. on 3D Data Proc., Visualization, and Transmission, 3DPVT, 293-300.
  • 2006 Mehl, A., Blanz, V.: Biogeneric tooth reconstruction - A new fundamental method to describe and reconstruct the occlusal morphology of teeth. In: State of the Art of CAD/CAM Restorations - 20 Years of Cerec, 113-121.
  • 2006 Richter J., Mehl, A.: Evaluation for the Fully Automatic Inlay Reconstruction by Means of the Biogeneric Tooth Model / Evaluation zur vollautomatischen Inlayrekonstruktion mittels biogenerischem Zahnmodell. In: International Journal of Computerized Dentistry 9, 101-111.
  • 2006 Richter, J.: Evaluation der vollautomatischen Inlayrekonstruktion mittels biogenerischem Zahnmodell. Med. Diss: München.
  • 2007 Litzenburger A.: Parametrisierung unbekannter Zahnoberflächen mittels des biogenerischen Zahnmodells. Med. Diss: München.
  • 2009 Ast, A.: Vollautomatische Antagonistenrekonstruktion bei ersten Molaren mittels biogenerischem Zahnmodell. Med. Diss: München.
  • 2010 Ender, A., Mörmann, W., Mehl, A.: Efficiency of a mathematical model in generating CAD/CAM-partial crowns with natural tooth morphology. In: Clinical Oral Investigations (DOI 10.1007/s00784-010-0384-z, published online 9 February).

Tutorial Videos

Informative videos on CEREC SW 4.0.


Further possibilities with the CEREC Software 4.2


Find all manuals in the Technical Documentation.

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