Chairside characterization of porcelain restorations

Kessler, James C.; Willer, Richard D.; Wilson, Edwin L.
September 1986
Quintessence International;Sep1986, Vol. 17 Issue 9, p551
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the in-office chairside characterization of porcelain restorations. It is stated that for matching the restorations with the natural dentition, the ability to recontour, stain and glaze porcelain is invaluable. It is stated that small contouring changes alongwith minor additions can make important improvements in the porcelain restorations. The equipments required for this procedure include a set of porcelain surface stains and a glazing furnace. The chairside procedures for contouring, staining and glazing the porcelain restorations has been described. It is stated that equipments and techniques are available for the dental practitioner for effectively completing these procedures at chairside for greater patient comfort and satisfaction.


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