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Consecutive Case Series of Monolithic and Minimally Veneered Zirconia Restorations on Teeth and Implants: Up to 68 Months Consecutive Case Series of Monolithic and Minimally Veneered Zirconia Restorations on Teeth and Implants: Up to 68 Months

Author(s):

Michael Moscovitch, DDS, CAGS

Date Added:

6/18/2015


Summary:

The aim of this study was to evaluate the performance of monolithic zirconia in function and minimally veneered zirconia (feldspathic ceramic, not in function, on then facial surface to enhance tooth esthetics or replace gingival structures) on both teeth and implants. The restoration parameters monitored in the patient base were fracture, cracking, or chipping of the zirconia structure and/or the minimally veneered feldspathic ceramic. There were no observed complications with respect to these parameters associated with any of the restorations included in this study.

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