Avishai Sadan, DMD



Title:  High Strength All Ceramic Restorations An Update 


Synopsis:  CAD/CAM zirconia based restorations have gained popularity in recent years and expanded the range of clinical applications for all ceramic restorations. However, the quantity and quality of the available data regarding the long term performance of such applications is, at best, vague. This presentation will overview new and existing clinical applications of zirconia based restorations and will try to present ideas as to what may be considered as promising for clinical use, why current complications occur, and what needs to be done in order to improve the treatment outcome.


Course Objectives:

  1. Learn the newest applications of zirconia based restorations
  2. Understand current limitations of CAD/CAM all ceramic restorations
  3. Learn which luting and adhesive agents are recommended for those restorations

Bio: Dr. Sadan is Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs and Professor and Chairman, Department of Comprehensive Care, Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio.  He is the former editor-in-chief of Quintessence International and Quintessence of Dental Technology (QDT), served on the editorial boards of other journals, and has lectured and published nationally and internationally on fixed prosthodontics and biomaterials.  He received his training in prosthodontics from the LSU School of Dentistry and is a member of several professional organizations.  He maintains an intramural practice limited to fixed and implant prosthodontics.


Conflict of interest:  Grant/Research Support from Nobel Biocare.  Honorarium, financial or material support from Nobel Biocare, 3M/ESPE