Clinical performance of IPS-Empress 2 ceramic crowns inserted by general dental practitioners.

@article{Mansour2008ClinicalPO,
  title={Clinical performance of IPS-Empress 2 ceramic crowns inserted by general dental practitioners.},
  author={Yasar F Mansour and Mahmoud Khalid Al-Omiri and Yousef S Khader and Ahed Mohammed Al-Wahadni},
  journal={The journal of contemporary dental practice},
  year={2008},
  volume={9 4},
  pages={9-16}
}
AIM The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinical performance of IPS-Empress 2(R) all-ceramic crowns placed by general dental practitioners. METHODS AND MATERIALS Eighty-two IPS-Empress 2 crowns placed in 64 patients (27 females and 37 males) were evaluated. These crowns had been in place for 15.2 to 57.2 months (mean 25.3 months, SD=9.3). Survival analysis was conducted using the Kaplan-Meier method. RESULTS Of the 82 crowns 93.9% were rated satisfactory. In terms of the integrity of… CONTINUE READING