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Lava Crowns from 3M ESPE

Lava crowns by 3M ESPE is a type of porcelain crowns. It is made from zirconia porcelain that is one of the strongest all ceramics available today. Lava crowns and bridges combine both strength and durability coupled with esthetics that has eight shades choices for natural shade matching.

A zirconium-oxide glass-free polycrystalline base is used in Lava crowns and bridges. This result in high-strength and marginal fits suitable for both anterior and posterior applications. 3M Lava crowns have a unique coping that is made from a precision CAD/CAM milling system. It can withstand stresses many times greater than those in the mouth. 3M Lava zirconia has over 10 years of clinical history with proven results.

Not all zirconia ceramics are however the same. Zirconia itself can be chemically similar, but may be processed different to attain various mechanical and optical properties. Available ranges of Lava zirconia include Lava Premium, Lava Classic, Lava Essential and Lava Esthetics.

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Benefits of Lava Crowns

  • The patented substructure of 3M lava crowns allows unique shading system and homogeneous coloring. It is available in 8 different shades for natural shade matching
  • Lava zirconia provides proven high strength of 1440 Mpa and high stability performance
  • The porcelain crowns provide good marginal fit
  • Lava crowns enables conventional cementation
  • There is minimal removal of tooth structure 
  • It has proven clinical studies with no allergic reactions in gingival region and provides excellent regeneration of gingiva
  • It is biocompatible and has a life-like translucency
  • There are over 100 studies published by researchers 

Types of Prostheses using 3M Lava

All Porcelain Crowns

Dental Crowns

All ceramic porcelain crowns

Ceramic Bridges

Dental Bridges

All ceramic zirconia bridge

Ceramic Filling Restorations

Inlays and Onlays

Full ceramic implant bridge on multiple-unit abutments

Implant Prosthese

Dental Implants

All ceramic implant crown or bridge over dental implants

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