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Table 2 Causes of failures of different types of ceramic restorations

From: Evaluation of the clinical success of four different types of lithium disilicate ceramic restorations: a retrospective study

Causes of failure Ceramic restorations Total P value
Veneers Inlay/onlay Single crowns Fixed partial dentures
Fracture 29 (5.77) 6 (1.19) 134 (26.64) 139 (27.63) 308 (61.23) 0.000
Debonding 64 (12.72) 0 5 (0.99) 0 69 (13.72)  
Marginal adaptation 15 (2.9) 1 (0.198) 37 (7.36) 8 (1.59) 61 (12.13)  
Color match 12 (2.39) 0 5 (0.99) 10 (1.99) 27 (5.37)  
Endodontic intervention 11 (2.19) 0 0 0 11 (2.19)  
Periodontal disease 2 (0.398) 0 3 (0.596) 3 (0.596) 8 (1.59)  
Secondary caries 6 (1.19) 1 (0.199) 5 (0.99) 7 (1.39) 19 (3.78)  
Total 139 (27.63) 8 (1.59) 189 (37.57) 167 (33.2) 503 (100)