Effect of surface treatments on the biaxial flexural strength, phase transformation, and surface roughness of bilayered porcelain/zirconia dental ceramics

Gungor M., Yılmaz H., Nemli S., Turhan Bal B., Aydın C.

JOURNAL OF PROSTHETIC DENTISTRY, vol.113, no.6, pp.585-595, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Statement of problem. Veneered zirconia restorations are widely used in prosthetic applications. However, these restorations often fail because of chipping of the veneer porcelain. Surface treatments of zirconia core materials may affect the connection between the 2 layers.