Ceramics as alternatives to metals - results from clinical trials
The presentation will give a brief introduction to the main ceramic material groups we have to choose from today and discuss the advantages – and disadvantages – that they offer. We will then review what success rates we may expect when substituting metals for ceramics in tooth -and implant-supported prosthodontics and learn how to avoid complications.
Click on the registration links below to register. After you register, you'll receive a confirmation email with information on how to join the webinar. Please note that the lecture on Feb 16th is a recorded version and will not entail any live Q&A. You are however welcome to email your questions to us.
Suitable for dentists and dental technicians as well as other dental professionals with an interest in prosthetic design.
Provide an overview of current ceramic materials
Present current knowledge on survival and complications with ceramic-based restorations
Have an understanding of when and how to use current ceramic materials in clinical practice
Be aware of commonly occurring complications and how to prevent and manage them
About the speaker
Christel Larsson has a Degree in Dentistry from Lund University 1996, specialized in Prosthodontics in 2004 and PhD in 2011 from Malmö University. The main research focus is ceramics with a special focus on zirconia. She currently holds the position as Associate professor and Head of Department of Prosthodontics in Malmö University. She has previously served as assistant professor at the Department of Materials Science and Technology. She has served as senior consultant in Public Dental Health Care in Lund and in Tannhelsetjenestens Kompetensesenter, Tromsö, Norway.