Lava Plus Prep Guide
Lava™ Plus High Translucency Zirconia|
3m ESPE Lava™ Plus restorations offer significantly higher translucency than Lava™ Zirconia without compromising strength. This feature clearly enhances the natural look and makes Lava Plus High Translucency Zirconia a top performer among monolithic zirconia solutions. Whether all-zirconia or traditional layered restorations, a patented shading system offers unparalleled options for individualization.
Strength of Lava™ Plus Frame– 1100 Mpa
Strength of Veneering Ceramic – 215 Mpa
Marginal Integrity – approximately 5-10 microns
Final Seating – Conventional Cementation, Resin Cement
Lava Plus Restoration Highlights
Optimal strength, translucency and exceptional esthetics
Easy tooth preserving preparation: 0.5 mm for bridges and posterior
crowns and 0.3 mm for stand-alone anterior crowns
Excellent marginal fit that has been clinically documented
Maintains shade fidelity with any material thickness
18 natural, warm colors to match Vita® Classical and 3D-Master® Shades - including bleach shades
Chrome and cobalt free
Due to its excellent mechanical and optical characteristics, 3M ESPE Lava™ Plus Zirconia can be used for a wide range of indications.
Anterior and posterior crowns
Splinted crowns up to 4 units
Long-span and curved bridges (up to 48 mm)
3M ESPE and Lava are trademarks of 3M or 3M ESPE AG. Used under license in Canada.