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IPS EMPRESS

IPS EMPRESS

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All Ceramics IPS Empress - DDS Dental Lab

IPS EMPRESS

Leucite reinforced porcelain

Features

  • Leucite glass-ceramic with a flexural strength of 160 MPa
  • Highly esthetic, excellent translucency
  • Can be stained and glazed full contour or cut back and layered
  • Stronger than feldspathic porcelains
  • Low wear


Benefits

  • Very natural looking, translucency allows perfect match to natural dentition
  • Highly esthetic pressed and CAD/CAM-fabricated restorations
  • Natural chameleon effect for optimum shade match


Indications

  • Anterior crowns
  • Posterior crowns to the 2nd premolar
  • Veneers
  • Inlays
  • Onlays up to the 2nd premolar


Contraindications

  • Bridges of any span
  • Deep subgingival preps
  • Patients with severely worn (reduced) dentition
  • Bruxers or patients with limited occlusal vertical dimension


Prep

  • Incisal/Occlusal Reduction: 2.0 mm reduction
  • Facial & Lingual Reduction: 1.5mm
  • Cervical Reduction: 1.0mm with a deep chamfer or shoulder finish


Cementation

  • Empress restorations must be bonded

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