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5. Stains and glazes are fired on the milled and sintered ceramic crown or bridge to characterize the restoration, match adjacent dentition and enhance the otherwise monochromatic appearance of monolithic restorations.
4. If the restoration is milled out of zirconia, it needs to be sintered in a high-performance DEKEMA furnace to prepare the restoration for final finishing.
3. Next, the virtual restoration data is sent to a Jensen milling machine which mills solid blocks of zirconia, wax, PMMA or resin nano ceramic.
2. Once the 3D digital scan file is created, the laboratory imports the file into a computer workstation with proprietary software to design a precise virtual restoration.
1. If no digital impression is received from the dentist, the laboratory makes the model and scans it with Jensenâ€™s STII or other compatible scanner.