Fig. 1: Shows porcelain fractured off the crown on the lower left first bicuspid (#21). Fig. 2:. Kool-Dam is placed on the the gingiva and light cured to protect the soft tissue.
Fig. 3: Porcelain Etch Gel is placed on the porcelain surface for one minute, removed with vacuum, rinsed and dried. Abrade any exposed metal with a fine diamond. Fig. 4: Apply First-Coat to etched porcelain and abraded metal surfaces.
Fig. 5: Light cure First-Coat. Fig. 6: Embrace Opaquer, off-white shade, is placed on the exposed metal and light cured.
Fig. 7: The crown is incrementally restored with composite resin. Fig. 8: After contouring and finishing the restoration, etch for 10 seconds and apply Seal-n-Shine, which seals the margins and provides a high lustre finish.
Fig. 9: Seal-n-Shine is ight cured. Fig. 10: The final result. Photography courtesy of Dr. Robert A. Lowe