Repairing porcelain restorations intraorally: techniques and materials.Compend Contin Educ Dent. 1996 Jan; 17(1):18, 20, 22 passim; quiz 30.CC
Ceramic and metal-ceramic restorations have the potential to fracture. Repairing porcelain restorations has become a serious cosmetic and clinical problem. By using porcelain-repair systems, porcelain fractures can be predictably fixed without removal of a prosthesis. The newest porcelain-repair systems show excellent durability of adhesion as well as bond strength. This article presents an overview of the techniques and materials and compares the four most-popular intraoral porcelain-repair systems.