Crowns & Bridges

IPS e.max™

IPS e.max™

Range Of Applications

  • Thin veneers (0.3 mm), veneers
  • Crowns in the anterior and posterior region
  • Bridges in the anterior and premolar region
  • Bridges in the anterior and premolar region
  • Implant superstructures
  • Hybrid abutments and abutment crowns
Advantages

  • flexural strength (400 MPa).
  • Conventional cementation for anterior crowns (can be etched/bonded to double strength)
  • Optimized esthetic properties offering true-to-nature results.
  • 20 Ingot shades  for perfect shade match.
Disadvantages

  • Limited flexural strength
  • Must bond to attain best strength results
Materials

  • Biocompatible lithium disilicate glass-ceramic ingots.
  • Core translucency= 0.74 @ 0.3 mm thick
Process

  • Wax sub-structure then press

IPS e.max™

Lava™

Range Of Applications

  • Long-span and curved bridges
  • Crowns (anterior and posterior)
  • 3–4 unit bridges
  • 3-unit inlay and onlay bridges
  • Zirconia build-up for two-piece abutments
  • Crowns on implant abutments
Advantages

  • High strength (900 – 1200 MPa)
  • Excellent regeneration of gingiva
  • High, life-like translucency
  • Excellent wear resistance
  • Easy to adjust and re-polish
Disadvantages

  • Cannot be custom glazed
Materials

  • 80% Nano-ceramic particles embedded in a highly cured resin matrix using a 3M proprietary  manufacturing process. (Resin nano-ceramic)
Process

  • CAD/CAM milled
Preparation Guide

ZirkonZahn – Ice Zirkon Translucent

Range Of Applications

  • Long-span and curved bridges
  • Crowns (anterior and posterior)
  • 3–4 unit bridges
  • 3-unit inlay and onlay bridges
  • Zirconia build-up for two-piece abutments
  • Crowns on implant abutments
Advantages

  • High strength (1400 MPa)
  • Natural look
  • Biocompatible
  • Excellent wear resistance
  • Excellent stain resistance for color stability
Disadvantages

  • Cannot be custom glazed
Materials

  • The basis is zirconia sand, partially stabilized with yttrium and made into Zirconia blanks through a mechanical process.
Process

  • CAD/CAM milled
Preparation Guide

  • Cementation of a crown made of zirconia  PDF
  • Cementation of inlays, onlays or veneers made of zirconia   PDF
  • Conventional cementation of a zirconia crown  PDF
  • Cementation of a crown made of zirconia on Raw-Abutment® PDF

Porcelain Fused to Zirconia

Porcelain Fused to Zirconia

Range Of Applications

  • Anterior & bicuspid crowns
  • Anterior & bicuspid bridges (up to 6 units)
  • Posterior crowns & bridges (up to 6 units)
  • Can be seated over implant abutments
Advantages

  • Premium esthetics
  • Internal coloring/characterization
  • PFM replacement
  • Natural light transmission
  • Conventional cementation (no bonding)
  • Vita shades
Disadvantages

  • Must have at least 1.2mm of reduction for optimum esthetics
Materials

  • Sub-Structure: Metoxit yttria-stabilized zirconia
Process

  • Sub-Structure: Scanned, milled, and sintered
  • Overlay: Hand stack and oven fire porcelain

Composite

Composite

Range Of Applications

  • Full Crowns
  • Bridges up to 4 units
  • Inlays / Onlays
Advantages

  • Natural look
  • It won’t chip as easily
Disadvantages

  • Tend to wear more quickly from chewing
  • Low stain-resistance
Materials

  • Synthetic resins
Process

  • Sub-Structure: Metal structure
  • Overlay: Hand stack and curing light

Full Cast

Precious Metal “Gold”

Precious Metal “Gold”

Range Of Applications

  • Single Crowns & Bridges
  • ¾ Crowns
  • Inlays/Onlays
  • Posts
Advantages

  • Longest lasting fixed restoration
  • Will not fracture
  • Certified Bio-compatible
Disadvantages

  • Patient might be interested in colored restoration.
Materials

  • High Noble Metal
Process

  • Hand wax-up and Induction Casting

Non-Precious Metal

Non-Precious Metal

Range Of Applications

  • Single Crowns
  • 3/4 Crown
  • Bridge
  • Inlay / Onla
Advantages

  • Longest lasting fixed restoration
  • Will not fracture
  • Certified Bio-compatible
Disadvantages

  • Patient might be interested in colored restoration.
Materials

  • Non-Precious Alloy
Process

  • Hand wax-up and Induction Casting

Metal Bonded Ceramics

Metal Bonded Ceramics

Range Of Applications

  • Single crowns, short & long-span bridges, implant supported crown & bridge
Advantages

  • Excellent Strength
  • High gold content for purity/color stability
  • Premium porcelain for esthetics
  • Certified Bio-compatible
Disadvantages

  • Needs 1.5mm for optimum esthetics
  • Super-Gingival margins with standard metal design at margin may show a dark line
Materials

  • High Noble Metal Alloy
Process

  • Hand wax-up and Induction Casting