Increasingly strong all-ceramic materials have been introduced often with great fanfare and promise for long-term clinical performance. However, especially on posterior teeth, performance has been less than anticipated. This article reviews failure rates and modes of all-ceramic crowns and addresses the question of whether material properties can accurately predict clinical survival. Guidelines for selecting new and existing ceramics are provided.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Pages (from-to)||362-368; quiz 369, 386|
|Journal||Compendium of continuing education in dentistry (Jamesburg, N.J. : 1995)|
|State||Published - Jul 2007|
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