Whitesmile Makeover All Ceramic Restoration

The legendary press ceramic, IPS e.max Press

The IPS e.max system is our best in metal-free aesthetics and long term durability, using high-strength premium lithium disilicate glass-ceramic for the press technique.

Benefits #1: Exceptional esthetics

Our lab is using the original IPS emax Press, lithium disilicate glass-ceramic for the press technique. This premium material combines the accuracy of fit, with excellent function and outstanding esthetics as well as high strength.

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Benefits #2: Bring your restorations to life

Our in-house ceramist is exceptionally trained and experienced to provide a wide range of ceramic fixed prosthesis, with emphasis on quality, freedom of customization by dentists and convenience. This can be achieved by using a wide range of processing technique. For example, our lab can choose to use the efficient staining & glaze technique, the customized cut-back technique, or the ultra esthetic layering technique based on the dentists’ clinical requirement.

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Benefits #3: Well-thought-out assortment

The premium lithium disilicate glass-ceramic covers a wide indication spectrum to suit dentists’ restorative solution. Due to the high strength of the lithium disilicate, full-contour crowns with a minimum thickness of 1mm can be produced.

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Benefits #4: Efficient production and coordinated workflow

Our lab is founded on by a team with a shared passion for excellence, continual improvement process and quality of work. We have our ceramist work closely with one of our Whitesmile dentists to ensure the quality of work. Our friendly dentist is also available to help with any inquiries if required.

Benefits #5: Brilliant mechanical strength

 

  1. Fracture toughness (SEVNB), R&D Ivoclar Vivadent, Schaan, Liechtenstein
  2. The typical mean value of biaxial flexural strength over a period of 10 years R&D Ivoclar Vivadent, Schaan, Liechtenstein.

Considerations

Our lab machines and material come from 1 manufacturer, Ivoclarvivadent. This is to ensure standardised quality of work and convenience.

With the PRESS technique, the IPS e.max ingots available for a wide selection of shades, High translucency(HT), Low translucency (LT), Medium opacity(MO).

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The nano-fluorapatite layering ceramic IPS emax CERAM completes the all-ceramic system. This material is used to veneer all IPS e.max components.

MaterialLithium disilicate (able to be layered)
Aesthetics ✔✔✔
Indications

Single-unit crowns

Inlays/Onlays/Partial-crowns

Occlusal veneers

Veneers

Thin Veneers (0.3mm prep)

Anterior bridges

Margins Shoulder with rounded edges or chamfer
Flexural strength360-400 MPa
Durability✔✔
Colour 20 shades
Bonding ✔✔ (with silane)
Stain resistance ✔✔✔
Span/ingot size 3-unit anterior bridge

 

Examples of currently on-going case 

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