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Materials composed of inorganic metal oxide compounds, including porcelain and similar ceramic materials that require baking at high temperature to fuse small particles together to from the restoration, or a pre-formed ceramic block from which the restoration is milled using CAD/CAM techniques

Ceramics

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a tooth-colored ceramic material composed of crystals of feldspar, alumia, and silica that fused together at high temperatures to form a hard, uniform, glass-like material

Porcelain

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restoration that has a metal core over which porcelain is fused at high temperature

Porcelain-Metal Restoration

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fusion of ceramic particles at their borders by heating them to the point that just start to melt

Sintering

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ceramic restoration with no metal core

All-Ceramic Restoration

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process whereby ceramic powder is mixed with a water-based liquid to form a mass or slip. The slip is pressed into a form and baked at high temperature

Slip-Casting

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pressing ceramic material into a mold at high temperature and pressure

Heat-Pressing

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computer-assisted design/computer-assisted machining applies technology that uses computers to design and cut restorations from blocks of dental materials

CAD/CAM

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thin layer of ceramic or composite resin material that is bonded to the fronts of teeth to improve their apperance

Veneer

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the basic color of an object (e.g., red, yellow, green, blue)

Hue

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the intensity of the color (hue) (e.g., a pastel blue is less intense and has less chroma than a royal blue)

Chroma

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the brightness of a color or its lightness or darkness

Value