Comprehensive Dental Ceramic Materials

Ceramic TypeStrength
(MPa)
EstheticsFabricationBond / Cement
(glass?)
CAD/CAM
in-office
Feldspathic Porcelain
#1
6510/10Stacked & BakedBond
12010/10MilledBondX
Hybrid Ceramic
#2
1609/10MilledBondX
2309/10MilledBondX
Leucite Reinforced
Glass Ceramic

#3
1858/10Pressed or MilledBondX
1108/10MilledBondX
Lithium Silicate
#4
3858/10Lab MilledBond
Lithium Disilicate
#5
3708/10PressedBond
5008/10Milled & CrystalizedBondX
Zirconia Reinforced
Lithium Silicate

#6
1807/10Milled onlyBondX
4207/10Milled & CrystalizedBondX
Alumina Oxide
#7
7006/10Lab Milled & FiredCement
6006/10Slip CastCement
Translucent Zirconium Oxide
#8
7207/10Lab Milled & FiredCement
Zirconium Dioxide
#9
9006/10Milled & SinteredCementX
Zirconia Pre-Sintered
#10
8005/10MilledCementX
Zirconium Oxide
#11
12006/10Lab Milled & FiredCement

The complex landscape of dental ceramics, laid out for your reference. This framework will guide your journey with the ceramic crown. Links on individual materials will display more detailed information and procedure summaries.

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