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Markus Blatz

Biography

Prof. Markus B. Blatz is Professor and Chair in the Department of Preventive and Restorative Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine and founding Director of their CAD/CAM Ceramic Center. He received his dental degree, Doctorate, postgraduate Certificate in Prosthodontics, Habilitation (PhD), and, most recently, a Professorship from Freiburg University in Germany. The Founder and President-elect of the International Academy for Adhesive Dentistry (IAAD) and a member of numerous other professional organizations and editorial boards, he is the recipient of multiple teaching and research awards and has published and lectured extensively on esthetic, implant, and restorative dentistry.

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Unique physical, optical, and biologic properties have made zirconia a preferred material for restorative options from single units to full-mouth rehabilitations. For bilayer restorations with zirconia as a core and framework material, proper selection and application of the...

CAD/CAM
Prosthetic materials
Single and multi-unit restorations
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Unique physical, optical, and biologic properties have made zirconia a preferred material for restorative options from single units to full-mouth rehabilitations. For bilayer restorations with zirconia as a core and framework material, proper selection and application of the...

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There is not one material suitable for all patients and the availability of new materials and techniques requires smart decision making to achieve the objective of a prosthetic restoration: to mimic nature as close as possible. Treatment planning therefore is key. Dr Blatz gives...