IPS Empress

IPS Empress Prep Guide

IPS Empress® Esthetic

Highly-esthetic leucite glass-ceramic ingots are distinguished for their exceptional esthetics. The homogeneous material scatters light naturally and provides a balanced chameleon effect.

  • Strength – 215 Mpa
  • Marginal Integrity – approximately 5-10 microns
  • Final Seating – Bonded Restoration/Resin Cement

    IPS Empress Restoration Highlights

  • True-to-nature esthetics
  • Homogeneous leucite crystal distribution allowing for:
  • - Higher flexural strength
  • - Improved optical properties
  • - Optimized color and clarity
  • 11 ingot shades including extended shades in the bleach range

    Stump Shades and Try-In Paste

  • Dentin affects final shade
  • Much of color comes from the underlying dentin layer
  • Stump dies replicate existing color
  • - Light stump will result in high value, chroma saturation
  • - Dark stump will typically result in low value, low chroma

    USE OF TRY-IN PASTE IS ESSENTIAL!