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Indications with the Lava™ System

Indications with the Lava™ System

 

Due to its excellent mechanical and optical characteristics, 3M™ ESPE™ Lava™ Zirconia can be used for a wide range of indications.

Lava™ Indication - Single Crowns
Single Crowns

Lava™ Indication - Splinted Crowns
Splinted Crowns

Lava™ Indication - 3-unit Bridges
3-unit Bridges

Lava™ Indication - 4-unit Bridges
4-unit Bridges

Lava™ Indication - 5-unit Bridges
5-unit Bridges2

Lava™ Indication - 6-unit Bridges
6-unit Bridges2

Lava™ Indication - Curved and Long-span Bridges
Curved and Long-span Bridges2
(up to 48 mm)

Lava™ Indication - Cantilever Bridges
Cantilever Bridges3

Lava™ Indication - Inlay Bridges and Onlay Bridges
Inlay Bridges and Onlay Bridges4
(excluded for patients with bruxism)

How to Offer Lava™ Restorations
Maryland Bridges4
(excluded for patients
with bruxism)

How to Offer Lava™ Restorations
Primary/Telescopes

Implant Abutments
Lava Zirconia for implant abutments and Handling Guide for Cementation and Sterilization (PDF, 964KB)

Lava™ Indication - Tall Crowns
Tall Crowns

 

1 Splinted crowns up to 4 units.
2 5+ unit brides (up to 48 mm) with a maximum of two pontics next to one another in the posterior area and a maximum of four pontics next to one another in the anterior area.
3 with a maximum of 1 pontic at the position of a premolar or incisor.
4 Tests have proven: Lava™ Zirconia shows sufficient strength for this indication. However, this type of indication overall can have a higher failure risk due to de-cementation and secondary caries regardless of manufacturer. Please refer to national and regional dental associations for more information

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