The choice of materials we can use for our fixed prosthetics has changed dramatically over the past 10 years. Porcelain to metal along with gold are still the benchmarks by which we judge all other materials, however our patients are pushing the esthetic envelope. We must be aware of what are options are and more importantly the indications and contraindications for their use.
This lecture will review all ceramic materials including both lab processed and chairside CAD/CAM crowns, digital impressioning options along with data on accuracy will be presented.
-- What materials work best and in which circumstances?
-- What are the pros & cons of digital dentistry?
-- What cements should I use?
An emphasis will be placed on clinical applications including indications, and preparation design.
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