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Dental Porcelain (Porcelain) Summary

Description: A type of porcelain used in dental restorations, either jacket crowns or inlays, artificial teeth, or metal-ceramic crowns. It is essentially a mixture of particles of feldspar and quartz, the feldspar melting first and providing a glass matrix for the quartz. Dental porcelain is produced by mixing ceramic powder (a mixture of quartz, kaolin, pigments, opacifiers, a suitable flux, and other substances) with distilled water. (From Jablonski's Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992)

Also Known As: Porcelain; Porcelains; Porcelain, Dental; Dental Porcelains; Porcelains, Dental Show All >>

Networked: 468 relevant articles (4 outcomes, 47 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Dental Porcelain is Relevant

  1. Fatigue : 2 outcomes 19 studies in 62 results
  2. Tooth Wear : 1 outcome 1 study in 3 results
  3. Gallstones (Gallstone) : 1 outcome in 8 results
  4. Shock : 3 studies in 12 results
  5. Carcinoma (Carcinomatosis) : 2 studies in 24 results
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Drugs Related to Dental Porcelain

  1. zirconium oxide (zirconia)
  2. Gold
  3. Alloys
  4. Ceramics
  5. Aluminum Oxide (Sapphire)
  6. Metal Ceramic Alloys
  7. Plastics
  8. Lithium
  9. inzoma
  10. Glass Ionomer Cements
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Therapies Related to Dental Porcelain

  1. Crowns (Crown, Dental)
  2. Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
  3. Fixed Partial Denture (Pontic)
  4. Inlays (Inlay)
  5. Dental Restoration Failure
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