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Table 3 Frequencies of common causes of failure of ceramic restorations in the maxillary and mandibular arches

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

Causes of failure Arch Total P value
Maxillae Mandible
Fracture 188 (37.38) 120 (23.86) 308 (61.23) 0.021
Debonding 46 (9.15) 23 (4.57) 69 (13.72)  
Marginal adaptation 41 (8.15) 20 (3.98) 61 (12.13)  
Color match 24 (4.77) 3 (0.596) 27 (5.37)  
Endodontic intervention 10 (1.99) 1 (0.199) 11 (2.19)  
Periodontal disease 3 (0.596) 5 (0.99) 8 (1.59)  
Secondary caries 11 (2.19) 8 (1.59) 19 (3.78)  
Total 323 (64.21) 180 (35.79) 503 (100)