Porcelain Materials

New porcelain materials for fabricating crowns, veneers and inlays are very strong, and allow  to bond the restoration to the tooth more like a fusion of two objects to provides superior  strength , fracture resistance and retention.

The previous generation of metal restorations ( including gold alloys ) would require aggressive reduction of the tooth to allow  enough thickness material to provide strength and retention. Cement,  the substance used  to attach the restoration to the tooth , would provide a simple adhesion , similar to the one that would be provided by a glue.

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