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IVOCLAR VIVADENT introduces the new IPS e.max Press Impulse line of ingots. Increasing the range of esthetic applications...See more 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.
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.
Colado NC is a predominantly base nickel-chromium ceramic alloy from IVOCLAR VIVADENT that features simplified...See more casting characteristics and a light oxide. With a CTE value of 14.0 that doesn't require long-term cooling, and a low density of 8.2 gm/cm3, it meets critical, productivity-oriented fabrication requirements. As a Type 5 alloy, Colado NC is ideal for all crown types, short and long-span bridges and implant superstructures and available in 31-g, 250-g and 1000-g packages.
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Centenarians constitute the fastest-growing segment of the U.S. population. In 1940, 3,700 people belonged to this group but today they number 61,000.
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