Zirconia and Cements - Best Practices for Predictable Results
|Presenter: Dr. Daniel Poticny||Release Date: 2/24/23|
|Credits: 1 CEU||Expiration Date: 2/24/26|
|AGD Subject Code: 610|
|CE Supporter: 3M Dental|
Zirconia restorations now compromise the bulk of indirect restorations using CAD/CAM at the laboratory or chair primarily due to its reputation for “strength”. Zirconia is a generic name for many types, formulations, and manufacturing methods which influence optics and performance. There is no “on size fits all” at this juncture! With a reputation for being “bulletproof”, clinical reports suggest otherwise. Design, fabrication, handling, and final placement are determinants for predictability. A well fabricated zirconia restoration is only the first step in terms of reliability and doctor/patient satisfaction.
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