1. Open session by breaking into groups of 3 or 4 and answer the following questions:
a) As a group come up with 5 ways a patient can put excessive load on porcelain restorations that may lead to fracture.
b) What are some of the other things, that we as dentists do, that can lead to fractured porcelain?
c) Are there other ways porcelain can break? Are their strategies we can employ to prevent this from happening?
d) Discuss your current office policy, on how you handle something that breaks. Do you redo it at no charge forever? Do you stand behind it 5, 10 or 15 years?
e) As a group define restricted envelope of function. Then list a couple of different ways to fix a restricted envelope of function, while maintaining occlusal stability.