Due to the increasing desire by parents to have an esthetic smile for their children, more practitioners are using zirconia crowns in their pediatric patients. However, there is very limited scientific evidence to support the use of prefabricated zirconia crowns. This course will review the literature and provide scientific evidence to support the use of pediatric zirconia crowns.
- Review different prefabricated primary zirconia crowns
- Scientific literature review of the retention and color stability of zirconia crowns
- Review the cements used with zirconia crowns
- Answer frequently asked questions about zirconia crowns
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Of interest to Dentists, Students & Residents, Auxiliaries and Office Staff
Dr. Jung-Wei Chen earned her DDS in 1996 at the Taipei Medical University School of Dentistry in Taipei, Taiwan. She graduated from the Univ of Maryland at Baltimore in 2000, receiving her Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry and a MS in Oral Biology. Dr. Chen taught in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry at the UT Dental Branch at Houston and studied at the UT Health Science Center at Houston, School of Health Information Science, where she earned her Master s and Doctoral degrees in Health Informatics. She has been a full-time Associate Professor and Program Director at the Loma Linda University School of Dentistry in the Education Program in Pediatric Dentistry since 2008.
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