EM observations of porcelain Y-TZP interface

  • ichael J. Tholeya, Michael V. Swainb, Norbert Thiela
  • Published 2009


Objectives. The metastability of the tetragonal phase of yttria tetragonal zirconia polycrystalline (Y-TZP) ceramics is a cause for concern in dental crown and bridge applications. One specific problematic area is the nature of the interface between the veneering porcelain and the Y-TZP framework and whether the associated preparation procedures and… (More)

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