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Lava™ Ultimate CAD/CAM Restorative

Lava™ Ultimate CAD/CAM
Restorative

Real fast. Real tough. Real Easy.

 

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What's unique about 3M ESPE's new CAD/CAM block?

  • Fast—no firing and easy to mill
  • 10-year warranty - tough, resilient and durable
  • Great polish - new nanotechnology delivers a polish that lasts
  • Available for CEREC® and E4D®
Lava(TM) Ultimate CAD/CAM restorative 10 year warranty
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restorative 10 year warranty

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Indications

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

  • Crowns, including implant-supported crowns
  • Onlays
  • Inlays
  • Veneers
Lava(TM) Ultimate CAD/CAM 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 CAD/CAM restorative allows for easy milling and delivers the edge you need

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

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

Source: 3M ESPE internal data

Real tough.

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

Down the road, Lava Ultimate restorative will continue to perform.
The impressive durability of resin nano ceramic 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(TM) Ultimate CAD/CAM restorative 10 year warranty
Read about Lava™ Ultimate CAD/CAM
restorative 10 year warranty

(PDF, 393KB)
Lava(TM) Ultimate CAD/CAM restorative offers high flexural strength and fracture toughness.

Lava™ Ultimate CAD/CAM Restorative has different material properties than feldspathic glass ceramic and composite materials. This new material offers higher flexural strength and fracture toughness—which results in long-term durability.

Source: 3M ESPE internal data

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. Ultimate CAD/CAM restorative brilliant esthetics and polish

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

Lava Ultimate restorative brings new meaning to the words "chairside productivity."

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

try-in
  • Less brittle for fracture resistance at try-in
  • Very easy to adjust without weakening material
Finish High-speed polish without any post-firing
Silanate Easy pretreatment with Silane only -
no hydrofluoric acid etching required
Cement  
Seat Works well with self-adhesive and adhesive resin cements. For strength, performance and simplicity, RelyX™ Unicem 2 Self-Adhesive Resin Cement is ideal for Lava Ultimate restorations.

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

Tooth-brushing abrasion

Lava™ Ultimate Restorative - Designed for Lasting Beauty

Lava(TM) Ultimate CAD/CAM restorative gloss retention after toothbrushing abrasion

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

Wear Resistance

2-Body Wear Enamel Cusp Volume Loss vs. Material Disk (mm3)
Lava(TM) Ultimate CAD/CAM restorative Is Far Less Wearing on Opposing Enamel Compared to Glass Ceramic Materials

Lava™ Ultimate Is Far Less Wearing on Opposing Enamel Compared to Glass Ceramic Materials

Source: University of Minnesota

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

Lava™ Ultimate’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(TM) 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(TM) Ultimate Exhibits Excellent Plaque Resistance

Lava™ Ultimate Exhibits Excellent Plaque Resistance

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 CAD/CAM 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

Available for CEREC® and E4D® chairside milling systems.

Available for CEREC AC users with software 4.0 and E4D users.

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 CAD/CAM 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 CAD/CAM Restorative for CEREC® REFILLS

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

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 CAD/CAM 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 CAD/CAM Restorative for E4D® REFILLS

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

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      
 


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For step by step instructions, click here (PDF)

Brochure for CEREC® (PDF, 466kB)

Brochure for E4D (PDF, 466kB)