"Dental Porcelain" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A type of porcelain used in dental restorations, either jacket crowns or inlays, artificial teeth, or metal-ceramic crowns. It is essentially a mixture of particles of feldspar and quartz, the feldspar melting first and providing a glass matrix for the quartz. Dental porcelain is produced by mixing ceramic powder (a mixture of quartz, kaolin, pigments, opacifiers, a suitable flux, and other substances) with distilled water. (From Jablonski's Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992)
- Dental Porcelain
- Porcelain, Dental
- Dental Porcelains
- Porcelains, Dental
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