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Introduction to metal-ceramic technology, 2d ed.


Introduction to metal-ceramic technology, 2d ed.

Naylor, W. Patrick.

Quintessence Pub. Co.


224 pages




Naylor (Loma Linda U. School of Dentistry, Loma Linda, California) presents a revised and updated text for dental technology students, dental students, and graduate classes. Coverage includes the history of metal-ceramic restoration; dental porcelain chemistry; casting alloys for bonding to dental porcelain; metal-ceramic substructure design; spruing, investing, and casting; how dental porcelain bonds to metal; preparation of the metal substructure for porcelain; applying porcelain to the metal substructure; and adjusting and finishing the restoration. Each of the original chapters has been revised and updated for the second edition, including updated information on more contemporary products and the inclusion of relevant references at the end of each chapter, with concise synopses of selected journal articles and textbooks. Illustrated with b&w and color photographs and diagrams.

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Date:Jun 1, 2009
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