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 Lava™ Plus High Translucency Zirconia

Lava™ Plus High Translucency Zirconia for Dental Labs


True colors for true masterpieces


Overview

Lava™ Plus High Translucency Zirconia is a new comprehensive system.

Thanks to a patented customized shading system, it enables you to create highly esthetic all-zirconia restorations and traditionally layered restorations.

  • Significantly higher translucency than Lava™ Zirconia restorations without compromising strength
  • Warm, natural shades and shade gradients from the inside thanks to unique Dyeing Liquids
  • Unlimited individualization due to Lava™ Plus Effect Shades including fluorescent shade
  • The only system in the market with a conversion table to most common 3D-Master® shades

Lava™ Plus High Translucency Zirconia system matches VITA classical shade guide A1 – D4 incl. bleached shades

Features & Benefits

The widest range of Dyeing Liquids and Effect Shades for shading zirconia in the market

The novel system includes 18 natural, warm colors, 7 Effect Shades and a fluorescent Effect Shade for unlimited individualization before sintering. The material also opens all options for an artfully veneered framework.

Lava™ Plus High Translucency Zirconia Dyeing Liquids – 18 shades
Lava™ Plus High Translucency Zirconia Dyeing Liquids – 18 shades

Lava™ Plus High Tanslucency Zirconia Effect Shades – 8 shades

Lava™ Plus High Tanslucency Zirconia Effect Shades – 8 shades

Lava™ Plus Dyeing Liquids offer excellent color match to VITA classical shade and color through and through

Sliced pontic of monolithic zirconia 3-unit bridges, A4 shaded according instruction for use of manufacturer.

From Left to Right: Crystal™ HS, VITA In-Ceram® YZ, Lava™ Plus High Translucency Zirconia.

Sliced pontic of monolithic zirconia 3-unit bridges

The unique Lava™ Plus Color Markers

Full control over custom shading

Lava™ Plus Color Markers can be added to the Dyeing Liquids to visualize application on the pre-sintered restoration. Color Markers burn out by sintering and become invisible.

Full precision with the unique Lava™ Plus Color Marker.
Full precision with the unique Lava™ Plus Color Marker.

Indications

Lava™ Plus Highly Translucent All-Zirconia Restorations

  • Single crowns
  • All bridges up to 48mm²
  • Splinted crowns¹
  • Crowns on Implants
  • Cantilever bridges³ (excluded for patients with bruxism)
  • Inlay and onlay bridges4 (excluded for patients with bruxism)
  • Anterior adhesive bridges4 (excluded for patients with bruxism)
Lava™  Plus Highly Translucent Zirconia Single Crown

Single Crown

Lava™  Plus Highly Translucent Zirconia 3-unit bridge

3-unit bridge

Source: 3M ESPE

Lava™ Plus Highly Translucent Frameworks

  • Single crowns
  • All bridges up to 48mm²
  • Splinted crowns¹
  • Crowns on Implants
  • Cantilever bridges³ (excluded for patients with bruxism)
  • Inlay and onlay bridges4(excluded for patients with bruxism)
  • Anterior adhesive bridges4 (excluded for patients with bruxism)
Lava™  Plus Highly Translucent Zirconia Curved and long-span bridge

Curved and long-span bridge

Lava™  Plus Highly Translucent Zirconia Anterior adhesive bridge

Anterior adhesive bridge

Source: 3M ESPE

Lava™ Plus primary crowns / telescopes
Lava™ Plus build-ups for two-piece abutments

Lava™  Plus Highly Translucent Zirconia Primary Crown telescope

Primary Crown / telescope

Source: 3M ESPE

Lava™  Plus Highly Translucent Zirconia build-up for two piece abutment

Build-up for two-piece abutment

1 Splinted crowns up to 4 units.

2 5+ unit bridges (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 pontics at the position of a premolar or incisor.

4 Tests have proven: Lava™ Zirconia shows a 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.

Shading Technology

Unique shading technology – By the inventor of zirconia shading

Give each restoration a distinctive character

Uniqueness made easy: In addition to the 18 Dyeing Liquids the Lava™ Plus system offers 8 Effect Shades, allowing final characterizing of the milled restoration before sintering. The Effect Shades follow the same principle as the Dyeing Liquids, i.e. the color becomes an integral part of the zirconia by incorporating additional ions:

  • white to mimic opaque white spots
  • yellow, orange, brown e.g. for providing a stain into fissures and to darken crown margins
  • purple and gray to increase the vitality of cusps and incisal edges

All in all, this gives you access to unprecedented possibilities of customizing all-zirconia restorations.

 Lava™ Plus High Translucency Zirconia Shade Guide
Lava™ Plus High Translucency Zirconia Shade Guide

Four steps to the perfect color match

Lava™ Plus system enables you to achieve any shade and any shade gradient by applying the custom shading technique. The color is applied before sintering and is built into the zirconia. Full control over the intrinsic color is a clear advantage versus preshaded zirconia and glass ceramics. The precise color match of the eighteen pre-mixed Dyeing Liquids makes your work easier.

Lava™ Plus Zirconia General Dyeing Procedure

 Custom shading outside with Lava™ Plus High Translucency Zirconia Dyeing Liquid
Custom shading outside with Lava™ Plus High Translucency Zirconia Dyeing Liquid

 Custom shading inside with Lava™ Plus High Translucency Zirconia Dyeing Liquid
Custom shading inside with Lava™ Plus High Translucency Zirconia Dyeing Liquid

 Characterization with Lava™ Plus High Translucency Zirconia Effect shades
Characterization with Lava™ Plus High Translucency Zirconia Effect shades

 Plus Sintering at 1,450*C
Sintering at 1,450*C.

For more details, please see the video and the Step-by-Step Guide (pdf, 1MB).

Clinical experience

More than 10 years of clinical experience and millions of successful cases worldwide.

Since its introduction in 2001, Lava™ Zirconia has become a huge success story. Millions of restorations have been produced and Lava™ Systems are running in over 40 countries around the globe.

Lava™ Zirconia is one of the best investigated materials on the market with over 100 studies published by researchers worldwide. Lava™ stands for high-strength restorations with outstanding marginal fit and excellent aesthetics. Due to its proven reliability, 3M ESPE grants for 15 years from the date of placement that copings or substructures made out of Lava™ Zirconia will not break.¹

Lava™ Plus Translucent Zirconia 15 year limited warranty

1If fabricated by an Authorized Lava™ Milling Center or on approved Lava™ Equipment in strict compliance with approved indications and instructions for use for Lava™ Crowns and Bridges. Only approved indications for Lava™ Zirconia are covered and the warranty does not cover any breakage resulting from accidents or misuse.

Ordering Information

Jensen Dental is the 3M ESPE Certified Lab Channel Partner in the U.S. for 3M™ ESPE™ Lava™ materials, software, and equipment.

You can place your 3M ESPE Lava product orders 24 hours a day through the Jensen e-commerce portal at http://store.jensendental.com or by calling 800-243-2000 from 8:00AM to 8:00PM EST



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