An evaluation of contemporary ceramic systems

Posted on 23 May 2014
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Aims and objectives:

An evaluation of contemporary ceramic systems, taking into consideration:

  • Feldspathic porcelain jacket crown
  • Porcelain fused to metal crowns
  • Criteria for ceramic system selection
  • Layered vs monolithic
  • Survival studies of dental restorations, criteria, methods, analysis
  • Margin configurations for metal-ceramic crowns
  • RCT: esthetic outcomes, porcelain fused to metal, all ceramic single implant crowns
  • Base metal alloys, economic, allergy, shrinkage, oxide: porcelain bond soldering
  • Esthetic crown continuum, lifespan, esthetic expectations, occlusal relations, parafunctional activity
  • Flexural strength, clinical performance, defect propagation, fatigue testing
  • High strength ceramics
  • Layered zirconia
  • Monolithic zirconia

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