Restorations with CAD/CAM technology

  • Geraldine WeinsteinEmail author
  • W. Stephen Howard
  • Richard Fox
Part of the following topical collections:
  1. Prosthodontics and Restorative Dentistry


Predictable all ceramic restorations utilizing computer-aided design/computer-aided milling have been made possible by following carefully outlined directions. A combined understanding of the capabilities of software, the milling unit, ceramic properties and the bonding process allows a dentist to create indirect restorations that exhibit desirable qualities.


CAD/CAM restorations Inlay Onlays Crowns e.max Ceramic restorations 

Further reading

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    Weinstein G, Howard WS, Fox R (2017) Indirect restorations wit CAD/CAM technology. In: Weinstein G, Zientz M (eds) The dental reference manual: a daily guide for students and practitioners, 1st edn. Springer, ChamGoogle Scholar
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Connecticut School of Dental MedicineFarmingtonUSA
  2. 2.University of Florida College of DentistryGainesvilleUSA
  3. 3.DetroitUSA

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