ceramic crown


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ceramic crown

a ceramic dental restoration without supporting metal substructure; restores clinical crown of the tooth.
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Contributed by dentists from the US, Canada, and Europe, chapters cover biologic considerations, patient evaluation and problem-oriented treatment planning, aesthetic considerations in diagnosis and treatment planning, caries management, pulpal considerations, nomenclature and instrumentation, field isolation, direct anterior and posterior restorations, amalgam and cast gold restorations, root caries, fluoride-releasing materials, Class 5 restorations, natural tooth bleaching, porcelain veneers, anterior ceramic crowns, aesthetic inlays and onlays, and the restoration of endodontically treated teeth.
A low-fusion ceramic (Ducera, Degussa AG) was then applied to produce 16 metal ceramic crowns on incisors, canines, mandibular premolars (Fig 2a).
Ceramic crowns have been around for decades, but lack of strength has been an issue with the early generation of ceramic crowns," says Chasolen.