Aya A Salama1*, Omnia Nabil2, Mohamed A Mokhtar1, Mohamed M Radwan3
1Department of fixed prosthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, MSA University, Egypt
2Department of fixed prosthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Cairo University, Egypt
3Department of fixed prosthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Beni Suef University, Egypt
*Corresponding Author: Aya Ahmed Salama, Lecturer in MSA University, Giza, Egypt 11567, 72 Bostan Street, Egypt.
Received: November 11, 2019
Published: December 18, 2019
Purpose: Long-term clinical studies is still required to give accurate outlook regarding the ceramic inlays, recent ceramic materials developments permitted the construction of more enhanced esthetic restorations as crowns and bridges, yet no conclusive studies yet regarding the effectiveness of ceramic inlays versus other posterior restorative materials.
Methods: A protocol of electronic and hand research was performed for English based researches in the MEDLINE database from 2000, till May 2019. Studies used in the current study were identified from in-vivo studies, in-vitro studies, previous systematic reviews, case reports.
Conclusion: Ceramic inlay retained restorations proved clinical significant success compared to the alternative other posterior restorative options available.
Keywords: Inlay; Ceramic; Gold restoration; composite inlay; Adhesive restoration