A 2-year clinical study of composite and ceramic inlays

  title={A 2-year clinical study of composite and ceramic inlays},
  author={Juergen Manhart and A. Scheibenbogen-Fuchsbrunner and Hong Yan Chen and Reinhard Hickel},
  journal={Clinical Oral Investigations},
Objective long-term clinical data are necessary to evaluate the performance of dental restorations. This prospective clinical trial evaluated composite and ceramic inlays for clinical acceptability as restorative materials in posterior teeth and provided 2-year results. The study involved 7 student operators placing 47 composite inlays (Tetric, blend-a-lux, Pertac) and 24 ceramic inlays (Empress) under the supervision of an experienced dentist. Clinical assessment of 56 inlays (78.9%) was… CONTINUE READING


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