J Dent Rehabil Appl Sci.  2018 Dec;34(4):306-316. 10.14368/jdras.2018.34.4.306.

Esthetic anterior restoration using 3M Lavaâ„¢ Esthetic monolithic zirconia

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  • 1Department of Prosthodontics, College of Dentistry, Dankook University, Cheonan, Republic of Korea. syshin@dankook.ac.kr

Abstract

Monolithic zirconia has been widely used in fixed partial dentures due to high strength and fracture toughness. Nevertheless, the usage of monolithic zirconia in anterior restoration was limited because of opacity. Recently, esthetic monolithic zirconia blocks are developed by improving translucency and using various shading systems. Manufacturer introduces 3M Lavaâ„¢ Esthetic with increased cubic phase and fluorescent ingredients is more esthetic than previous monolithic zirconia. This case report describes favorable anterior restorations using translucent monolithic zirconia.

Keyword

monolithic zirconia; 3M Lavaâ„¢ Esthetic; anterior restoration; translucency

MeSH Terms

Denture, Partial, Fixed
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