Influence of veneer pore defects on fracture behavior of bilayered lithium disilicate glass-ceramic crowns.


Department of Prosthodontics, Guanghua School of Stomatology, Sun Yat-sen University; Guangdong Engineering Research Center of Technology and Materials for Oral Reconstruction, Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Stomatology, Guangzhou, China. Electronic address: [Email]


To identify the conditions under which fabrication pore defects within veneering porcelain in bilayered lithium disilicate glass-ceramic (LDG) crowns will influence and jeopardize the mechanical integrity of the structure.


3D characterization,Bilayered structure,Finite element analysis,Fracture test,MicroCT,Pore defects,

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