Restoration of Posterior teeth With Ceramic Inlays : A Case Report

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Nitayanan Jittawannarat


     The increased demand for esthetically pleasing restorations has led to the introduction of new all ceramic materials together with improvement in quality of resin bonding agents, ceramics have been increasingly used for posterior restoration. The aim of this article is to advise the indications for using the ceramic inlays on posterior teeth and to provide a correct step by step clinical procedure.
     This case report describes the clinical step to replaced old resin composite restoration of maxillary second molar which the lesion involving occlusal and proximal contact by lithium disilicate ceramic material ( IPS e.max, IvoclarVivadent, Schaan,Liechtenstein). Use of ceramic inlays are advantageous for restoring moderately size defects when optimal control of restorations contour and esthetics is desired.
Keywords: Ceramic inlays, dental restoration, Indirect restoration. 


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