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Lava™ Ultimate Restorative

Lava™ Ultimate Restorative

Still in a class of it's own, now coded as a porcelain/ceramic

 

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Take advantage of a special Experience the Lava™ Crowns Difference $99 trial offer for Lava™ Plus All-Zirconia and Lava™ Ultimate Restorative single-unit, monolithic crowns and get either a FREE RelyX™ Ultimate Adhesive Resin Cement Trial Kit OR a Lava™ Plus Zirconia Procedure Kit.

Use it anywhere you’d use glass ceramic – only with more confidence.

Lava™ Ultimate Restorative is a resin nano ceramic material that offers amazing esthetics, strength and unique functionality.

  • Excellent durability backed by a 10-year warranty
  • Less wear to opposing dentition than glass ceramics
  • Absorption of chewing forces which reduces stress
  • Adjustability for occlusion with additive or subtractive techniques
  • Fast, no firing and easy to mill
Lava™ Ultimate restorative 10 year warranty
Read about Lava™ Ultimate
restorative 10 year warranty

(PDF, 393KB)

Now available for Authorized Lava™ Milling Centers, Straumann CARES®,CEREC®, E4D®, IOS Technologies’ TS150™, Carestream CS 3000, Roland DWX-50 and Roland DWX-4

Lava Ultimate Restorative Modules Feb 2013

Recommended cementation
Restorations made with Lava™ Ultimate Restorative must be bonded with an adhesive resin cement. 3M ESPE recommends RelyX™ Ultimate Adhesive Resin Cement with Scotchbond™ Universal Adhesive - the primer and adhesive are in one bottle. The flexibility of this system enables you to etch the tooth preparation using a self-etch, selective-etch or a total-etch technique all with one system.

Recommended technique

For step-by-step instructions, click here to download Lava™ Ultimate Restorative: Clinical Preparation and Handling Guidelines for Dentists and Dental Labs (pdf, 3.4mb) Lava™ Ultimate CAD/CAM restorative free download

It's easy to adjust
You can work on it just like you work on real tooth structure. This means you can adjust a crown for proper occlusion with additive or subtractive technique. No need to send it out. Refer to the Serviceability section on page 10 of the Lava™ Ultimate Restorative: Clinical Preparation and Handling Guidelines for Dentists and Dental Labs (pdf, 3.4mb)

Indications

It's indicated for a full range of permanent adhesive, single-unit restorations.

  • Crowns, including implant-supported crowns
  • Onlays
  • Inlays
  • Veneers
Lava™ Ultimate restorative indicated for implant supported crowns, onlays, inlays, veneers

Science

The science behind nanotechnology delivers:

  • Exceptional durability
  • Excellent polish retention
  • Less wear to opposing enamel than glass ceramics
Lava(TM) Ultimate CAD/CAM restorative new nanotechnology delivers a polish that lasts

Delivers the edge you need.

The less brittle nature of Lava Ultimate restorative allows for easy milling and better edge quality.

Lava™ Ultimate restorative allows for easy milling and delivers the edge you need

(l.to r.) Lava™ Ultimate Restorative, feldspathic glass ceramic, lithium disilicate

SEM images MOD Tooth #3 inlays milled on a CAD/CAM system. Lava™ Ultimate Restorative exhibits less chipping at restoration margins than glass ceramics including lithium disilicate.

Source: 3M ESPE internal data

Lava™ Ultimate Restorative is a uniquely different CAD/CAM material.

10-year warranty* - tough, resilient and durable.

Down the road, Lava Ultimate restorative will continue to perform.
The impressive durability of resin nano ceramic CAD/CAM material results from its high flexural strength and fracture toughness. In fact, it's so tough that 3M ESPE has you covered with an industry-leading 10-Year Limited Warranty!

Lava™ Ultimate restorative impressive durability of resin nano ceramic CAD/CAM material

Shock absorbency cushions against chewing forces

A resin nano ceramic has an elastic modulus that's comparable to dentin - which is much lower than what brittle glass ceramic materials or PFM veneering porcelains provide. This enables Lava Ultimate restorative to better absorb chewing forces and reduce stress to the restoration - which is especially advantageous for crowns over implants.

Lava™ Ultimate restorative Shock absorbency

The periodontal ligament is removed by the implant procedure, which removes shock absorbance or sensory function - so the crown may fracture or chip.

It's an easy choice

You can benefit immediately by the unique handling and functional advantages
Whether you have a chairside system or not, there are many reasons to prefer Lava Ultimate restorative. It's tough, yet gentle. Resilient, yet easy to adjust. It truly is the ultimate CAD/CAM restorative material.

  • Less wear to opposing enamel than glass ceramics
  • Easy to adjust and re-polish, right in your operatory, so you can achieve the ideal occlusion
  • It allows access to an abutment and implant at any time. Just cut a hole, reseal it with a composite and re-polish
Lava™ Ultimate Less wear to opposing dentition
Less wear to opposing dentition
Enamel Volume Loss (mm2) measured in two-body wear

Source: University of Minnesota

Brilliant esthetics with a long-lasting polish.

The chairside block that was born beautiful.

Nanotechnology on the inside means a beautiful, long-lasting polish on the outside. In fact, it takes only minutes to give your milled Lava Ultimate restorations an amazing, enamel-like luster. Tests prove the brilliant polish will last - and no firing is required. Lava Ultimate restorative brilliant esthetics and polish

Easy to mill … and easy to work with, too!

Lava Ultimate restorative brings new meaning to the word "productivity."

Your milled Lava™ Ultimate restoration can be finished in a few easy steps.

Check out these other benefits to see how Lava™ Ultimate CAD/CAM material continues to perform:

Tooth-brushing abrasion

Lava™ Ultimate Restorative - Designed for Lasting Beauty

Lava™ Ultimate restorative gloss retention after toothbrushing abrasion

Lava™ Ultimate restorative wears far less on opposing dentition compared to glass ceramic materials

Fatigue Strength

(MPa)
Lava™ Ultimate restorative Is the only material
that maintains its initial strength when changing from a dry to a wet
environment.

This study shows Lava™ Ultimate Restorative is the only material that maintains its initial strength when changing from a dry to a wet environment. However, all materials show a decrease in strength upon cycle fatigue in water. 3M ESPE internal data.

Tooth-like Fluorescence

Tooth-like Fluorescence

(l to r) Lava™ Ultimate A2 , Lava™ Ultimate A2
Photo courtesy of Paulo Monteiro DMD, MSC, Assistent Professor

Resilient

Modulus of Resiliency R (MPa)

Lava™ Ultimate’s Higher Resiliency Provides The Ideal Solution For A Crown Over An Implant

Lava™ Ultimate Restorative’s higher resiliency provides the ideal solution for a crown over an implant.
3M ESPE internal data

Stain Resistance

ΔE color change after 7 days storage in red wine at 37°C

Lava™ Ultimate Exhibits Excellent Stain Resistance Like Glass Ceramicse

Lava™ Ultimate Exhibits Excellent Stain Resistance Like Glass Ceramics
3M ESPE internal data

Plaque Resistance

Dried biomass in mg/cm2 (grown in human saliva for 26 hours)

Lava™ Ultimate Exhibits Excellent Plaque Resistance

Lava™ Ultimate Exhibits Excellent Plaque Resistance
3M ESPE internal data

Less Wear to Opposing Dentition

2-Body Wear Enamel Cusp Volume Loss vs. Material Disk (mm3)
Lava™ Ultimate Restorative is far less wearing on opposing enamel compared to glass ceramic materials.

Lava™ Ultimate two-body wear

Source: University of Minnesota.

High Compressive Strength

(MPa)

Lava™ Ultimate High Compressive Strength

Lava™ Ultimate Restorative has similar or higher compressive strength than leading chairside materials.
Source: 3M ESPE internal data.

High Flexural Strength

(MPa)

Lava™ Ultimate High Flexural Strength

Flexural Strength is measured using dry bars of the materials. Initial strength of Lava™ Ultimate Restorative is superior to the majority of chairside materials, except IPS e.max CAD blocks.
Source: 3M ESPE internal data.

Natural-looking and tough.

Real performance that outdistances glass ceramics.

A fractured partial crown made with glass ceramic material was replaced with a crown milled from Lava™ Ultimate Restorative.

Real performance that outdistances glass ceramics

Lava™ Ultimate Restorative Replacement of Ceramic Crown

Lava™ Ultimate Restorative Replacement of Ceramic Crown Lava™ Ultimate Restorative Replacement of Ceramic Crown

(l to r) Old Glass Ceramic Restoration, New Lava™ Ultimate Restored Tooth

Lava™ Ultimate Restorative Real Chairside Productivity

Lava™ Ultimate Restorative Real Chairside Productivity
Lava™ Ultimate Restorative Real Chairside Productivity
Lava™ Ultimate Restorative Real Chairside Productivity

Clinical case and pictures by Dr. Zafiriadis

Lava™ Ultimate Restorative Specially Suited for Implant Crowns

Lava™ Ultimate Restorative Specially Suited for Implant Crowns

Now available for Authorized Lava™ Milling Centers, Straumann CARES®,CEREC®, E4D®, IOS Technologies’ TS150™, Carestream CS 3000, Roland DWX-50 and Roland DWX-4

Ordering Information

Available in eight shades and two translucencies.
Shade Selection
Shade Selection

Blocks are clearly marked with Shade/Translucency/Size. There are two sizes to choose from. Size 12. Or for larger restorations, choose size 14L.
description of shades

CEREC®

Lava™ Ultimate Restorative Introductory Kit for CEREC® 2914SK

Kit includes: 5 blocks, size 14L: Shades A1-LT, A2-HT, A2-LT, A3-HT, A3-LT;
5 blocks, size 12: Shades A1-LT, A2-HT, A2-LT, A3-HT, A3-LT

CEREC®
CEREC® Lava™ Ultimate Restorative for CEREC® REFILLS
LOW TRANSLUCENCY HIGH TRANSLUCENCY
Shade Size 12 Size 14L Shade Size 12 Size 14L
A1 2912A1-LT 2914A1-LT A1 2912A1-HT 2914A1-HT
A2 2912A2-LT 2914A2-LT A2 2912A2-HT 2914A2-HT
A3 2912A3-LT 2914A3-LT A3 2912A3-HT 2914A3-HT
A3.5 2912A3.5-LT 2914A3.5-LT B1 2912B1-HT 2914B1-HT
B1 2912B1-LT 2914B1-LT      
C2 2912C2-LT 2914C2-LT      
D2 2912D2-LT 2914D2-LT      
Bleach 2912BL-LT 2914BL-LT      
 

E4D®

Lava™ Ultimate Restorative Introductory Kit for E4D® 3114SK

Kit includes: 5 blocks, size 14L: Shades A1-LT, A2-HT, A2-LT, A3-HT, A3-LT;
5 blocks, size 12: Shades A1-LT, A2-HT, A2-LT, A3-HT, A3-LT

10 year warranty
10 year warranty Lava™ Ultimate Restorative for E4D® REFILLS
LOW TRANSLUCENCY HIGH TRANSLUCENCY
Shade Size 12 Size 14L Shade Size 12 Size 14L
A1 3112A1-LT 3114A1-LT A1 3112A1-HT 3114A1-HT
A2 3112A2-LT 3114A2-LT A2 3112A2-HT 3114A2-HT
A3 3112A3-LT 3114A3-LT A3 3112A3-HT 3114A3-HT
A3.5 3112A3.5-LT 3114A3.5-LT B1 3112B1-HT 3114B1-HT
B1 3112B1-LT 3114B1-LT      
C2 3112AC2-LT 3114C2-LT      
D2 3112D2-LT 3114D2-LT      
Bleach 3112BL-LT 3114BL-LT      
 

TS150

Lava™ Ultimate CAD/CAM Restorative for TS150™

Refills includes: 5 blocks

LOW TRANSLUCENCY HIGH TRANSLUCENCY
Shade Size 14L Shade Size 14L
A1 2614A1-LT A1 2614A1-HT
A2 2614A2-LT A2 2614A2-HT
A3 2614A3-LT A3 2614A3-HT
A3.5 2614A3.5-LT    
B1 2614B1-LT B1 2614B1-HT
C2 2614C2-LT    
D2 2614D2-LT    
Bleach 2614BL-LT    
 

Blue Mandrel

Lava™ Ultimate Restorative with Blue Mandrel
The following systems have been approved for use with Lava™ Ultimate Restorative with Blue Mandrel: Carestream CS 3000, Roland DWX-50, Roland DWX-4.

Each refill box contains five blocks of a single shade in size 12 or 14L.

LOW TRANSLUCENCY HIGH TRANSLUCENCY
Shade Size 12 Size 14L Size 12 Size 14L
A1 2012A1-LT 1314A1-LT 2012A1-HT 1314A1-HT
A2 2012A2-LT 1314A2-LT 2012A2-HT 1314A2-HT
A3 2012A3-LT 1314A3-LT 2012A3-HT 1314A3-HT
A3.5 2012A3.5-LT 1314A3.5-LT    
B1 2012B1-LT 1314B1-LT 2012B1-HT 1314B1-HT
C2 2012C2-LT 1314C2-LT    
D2 2012D2-LT 1314D2-LT    
Bleach 2012BL-LT 1314BL-LT    
 


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