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Tips and Tricks for the Adhesive Cementation of Ceramic Inlays, Onlays, and Veneers Tips and Tricks for the Adhesive Cementation of Ceramic Inlays, Onlays, and Veneers

Author(s):

Edward A. McLaren, DDS, MDC;Jeffrey Hamilton, DDS

Date Added:

10/28/2011


Summary:

Bonded-porcelain and glass-ceramic restorations have the advantage of being a conservative treatment option for the esthetic reconstruction of teeth, requiring significantly less tooth structure removal than conventional crown procedures. However, to be successful with bonded-porcelain procedures, exquisite adhesive technique is required. Bonding porcelain restorations can be problematic and time consuming, which has caused many dentists to avoid using bonded-ceramic restorations. This article will cover some clinical tips and tricks that will facilitate the adhesive luting process for inlays, onlays, and veneers.

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