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Restorative Track: Point - Counterpoint
Restorative Track: Point - Counterpoint
Moderator: Clark Stanford, DDS, PhD

Friday Mar 2

Zirconia Framework, Abutments and Restorations: Deal or Deal Breaker?

  8:00 - 9:45 am

Restorative Track: Point – Counterpoint

Moderator: Clark Stanford, DDS, PhD
Presenters:
Markus Blatz, DMD, PhD
Carl Driscoll, DMD
Michael Moscovitch, BSc, DDS, CAGS
Thomas Taylor, DDS, MSD

Upon completion of this presentation, participants should be able to: 1) identify risk factors to consider in choosing materials to use for the prostheses; 2) describe factors to consider in material selection; 3) anticipate what problems may arise with the use of zirconia components; 4) describe fundamental zirconia properties; 5) apply proper laboratory and clinical handling protocols; and 6) list indications and limitations of zirconia for implant-supported restorations.