IVOCLAR VIVADENT introduces the new IPS e.max Press Impulse line of ingots. Increasing the range of esthetic applications and featuring all the benefits of the original IPS e.max Press lithium disilicate, the new Impulse ingots include three Value-shaded ingots in an intermediate translucency and two Opal ingots. IPS e.max Impulse ingots expand the restorative possibilities for smile design cases and are ideal for enamel replacement with minimally invasive preparations. The Opal ingots provide technicians with a high level of natural opalescence to beautifully mimic the look of natural dentition.
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Offering esthetics, strength and durability, the IPS e.max system covers a wide range of indications for nearly...See more any clinical situation. IVOCLAR VIVADENT expands the use of IPS e.max with the new IPS e.max CAD-on. This laboratory-produced, two-piece restorative technique uses high-strength zirconia for a substructure and highly durable IPS e.max CAD lithium disilicate for the veneering structure. The two pieces are joined by a unique fusion ceramic to create a restoration that has the esthetics and wear compatibility of lithium disilicate and the strength of zirconium.
The fluorapatite glass-ceramic ingots are indicated to press on IPS e.max ZirCAD and other ZrO2 frameworks with...See more a CTE of 10.5 to 11.0. IPS e.max ZirPress facilitates the working procedures especially for long-span restorations due to the detailed esthetic ceramic reproduction of the wax-up. IPS e.max ZirPress ingots are available in three levels of opacity and in A-D and four Bleach BL shades. Moreover, two Gingiva shades are available - These ingots facilitate the fabrication of the gingival portion of the restoration, especially in large (implant-retained) restorations, since the material does not shrink and the number of ceramic firings can be reduced. Several ingots can be pressed in the IPS Investment Ring System together. Individual characterization or veneering is carried out using the IPS e.max Ceram Stains or layering materials. Advantages include Quick, easy and efficient processing, Four processing techniques - depending on the preference, Ceramic shoulders with high accuracy of fit and firing stability, and Innovative gingiva technique for implant superstructures
Since the early 90s, the press technology has stood for accurately fitting all-ceramic restorations and has enthused...See more patients, dentists and dental technicians alike. IPS Empress Esthetic is the material of choice when it comes to the fabrication of pressed, highly-esthetic single tooth restorations. In addition to the excellent strength values, the leucite glass-ceramic ingots are distinguished for their exceptional esthetics. The homogeneous material scatters light naturally and provides a balanced chameleon effect. With IPS Empress Esthetic, you can use a ceramic which offers more than pure performance. In fact, it effectively combines accuracy of fit, efficiency and esthetics. IPS Empress Esthetic is available in a total of 7 degrees of translucency, distributed among 12 ingots. The slightly shaded TC ingots are available in 6 shades. E T Ingots Given their high translucency, E T ingots are used for the fabrication of smaller restorations, such as inlays or onlays. The ingots can be used for older patients with a strongly translucent, glassy residual dentition or for younger patients with a residual dentition of low opacity. E O Ingots The E O ingots with increased opacity are ideally suitable for pressing crowns and veneers for patients with a residual dentition of medium to very high opacity and to match the restoration with bleached teeth. E TC Ingots The shaded E TC ingots are available in 6 shades. Given their chroma, they are particularly suitable for the cut-back technique, in which incisal materials are layered in the incisal and/or occlusal third after pressing. Advantages •Highly esthetic pressed restorations •12 ingots in 7 levels of translucency •True-to-nature light scatting and balanced chameleon effect •Excellent press results and accuracy of fit •Flexural strength of 160 MPa
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