Summary of restorations

Translucency Strength Indications Contra-indications
i.esthetic Highest400MPaveneers, anterior full and partial crownsDark underlying teeth
e.max Middle 400MPa anterior and posterior full crowns, posterior partial crownsWhere maximum translucency is required or on very close bites
Zirconia Lowest 950MPa anterior or posterior crowns or bridges (up to 4 units) When maximum translucency is required
Totally Opaque
anterior and posterior bridges with close bites
When maximum translucency is required
There is a complete 'Restoration Selection' guide in our free download, this provides a full description of all these crowns plus a handy flow chart of when and where each should be used.


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