Ceramic materials in dentistry: historical evolution and current practice
Australian Dental Journal. Malden: Wiley-blackwell, v. 56, p. 84-96, 2011.
Kelly, J. R.
Dental ceramics are presented within a simplifying framework allowing for facile understanding of their development, composition and indications. Engineering assessments of clinical function are dealt with and literature is reviewed on the clinical behaviour of all-ceramic systems. Practical aspects are presented regarding the choice and use of dental ceramics to maximize aesthetics and durability, emphasizing what we know and how we know it.