The clinical performance of hardly any other dental material has been as thoroughly documented as that of IPS e.max. A Scientific Report has now been published containing the study results of the past 16 years.
Diego Gabathuler will become the new CEO of Ivoclar Vivadent AG. He will succeed Robert Ganley who has led the company since 2003. Mr Ganley will continue as a member of the Supervisory Board.
In a survey conducted among dentists and their teams, the test participants were asked to rate the oral care gel Cervitec Gel. The 193 completed questionnaires show that users are satisfied with the optimized care formula of Cervitec Gel.
Rome provided the attractive backdrop for this year’s International Expert Symposium organized by Ivoclar Vivadent. The fourth event of the series “The Quality of Esthetics” took place from 15 to 16 June 2018 at the trendy cultural palace Parco della Musica in one of Rome’s new architectural highlights.
Ivoclar Vivadent has announced the go-live of a new portal. Under the heading of "Highlights", the portal offers dental professionals and laboratory professionals the latest news about the company's products.
The noted US-based dental test institute The Dental Advisor has selected IPS e.max Press as one of the 2018 Top Award Winners in the category of Long-Term Performers. The award was preceded by a five-year study that involved 381 restorations.
Cervitec Plus is a protective varnish containing 1% chlorhexidine and 1% thymol. The varnish offers professional germ control in cases of high caries risk. It provides advanced protection for susceptible areas and is therefore suitable for maintaining the high quality of precision restorations. The protective varnish is now available again.
Ivoclar Vivadent ended the 2017 business year with a turnover of 809 million Swiss francs. Sales increased by 4.5% compared with 2016. The growth rate in local currencies amounted to 3.3%.
The successful Tetric composite family is growing: the new Tetric CAD composite blocks are now available. They round out Ivoclar Vivadent’s broad portfolio of blocks. The introduction of Tetric CAD enables dental practices to use materials from Ivoclar Vivadent for all of their digital restorations.
For the fourth time in a row, Ivoclar Vivadent will be hosting an International Expert Symposium (IES) for dentists and laboratory technicians. Following the very successful one-day symposiums held in Berlin (2012), London (2014) and Madrid (2016), the 4th IES event will spread over two days for the first time.
The IPS e.max Shade Navigation App assists in identifying the correct shade and level of translucency for IPS e.max restorations. Zirconium oxide has now been added to the selection of materials listed on the app alongside lithium disilicate.
At IDS 2017, Ivoclar Vivadent presented the IPS e.max ZirCAD system. Now, the existing range of LT and MT Multi materials has been extended to include new shades. This makes it even easier for users of zirconium oxide discs and blocks to attain a matching tooth shade.
Ivoclar Vivadent will strengthen its Corporate Management as of 1 December 2017. Michael Taube will reinforce the Corporate Management Team as Chief Marketing Officer and Diego Gabathuler will join the Corporate Management as Head of Sales for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
Dentists and practice teams rated the Fluor Protector S varnish system in a survey. In total, 217 questionnaires were evaluated and showed: Fluor Protector S convinces users with its qualities.
Ivoclar Vivadent introduced the IPS e.max ZirCAD LT blocks at IDS 2017. These blocks have enabled dental practices to manufacture esthetic monolithic zirconium oxide restorations effectively at chairside. Additional shades are introduced now, offering users even more flexibility.
Ivoclar Vivadent announced today that it has acquired Sagemax Bioceramics, Inc.
Highly esthetic restorations may pose a challenge to even the most experienced dentist. The clinically proven composite IPS Empress Direct offers an intuitive application method with a wide selection of shades. Its handling characteristics have now been further enhanced.
Ivoclar Vivadent AG (Liechtenstein) has acquired the Swiss start-up company Kapanu AG. Both companies intend to work together on the development of innovative dental applications.
With the new Tetric Evo-Line system kits, all four types of composites are available in a single kit for the first time. An additional insert assists in selecting the best material to use.
In a recent survey, dentists and their teams were asked to test and comment on the new protective varnish Cervitec F. A total of 279 questionnaires were received from the surveyees and evaluated. The results show that Cervitec F is well liked.
Ivoclar Vivadent completes the well proven OptraSculpt product line. The new modelling instrument, OptraSculpt Next Generation, is an innovative instrument now available for the posterior tooth region.
At IDS in Cologne, the company announced the winners of the 40 Years Programat contest. The first prize went to Lutz Brinkmann from Germany. He bought a P1 in 1976 and the furnace has been operational ever since.
Ivoclar Vivadent has completed the 2016 business year with sales revenues of CHF 775 million. Sales increased by 2.1% over the previous year. Expressed in local currencies, growth was 0.6%.
Ivoclar Digital is the new category brand from Ivoclar Vivadent. This new brand comprises a comprehensive portfolio of CAD/CAM products for both dental laboratories and dental practices including materials, milling machines and support services.
Ivoclar Vivadent is introducing four new milling machines which, together with the the innovative materials and coordinated processess offered by the new Ivoclar Digital product portfolio, fulfil the exacting standards of modern dental laboratory and clinical technology.
IPS e.max is the flagship all-ceramic system from Ivoclar Vivadent. Now the range will be extended to include zirconium oxide discs and blocks for the fabrication of natural looking restorations with optimized properties.
Users can now avail themselves of a quick and reliable digital method to create monolithic dentures that are both esthetic and of high quality. Two material discs are at the heart of the process.
Viteo Base is the first titanium base that focuses on the requirements of the restorative material. The base is especially suited for materials processed with CAD/CAM and press technology such as IPS e.max and Telio CAD.
Ivoclar Vivadent is extending the capabilities of its Programat furnaces to include even more application possibilities and to make them even easier to operate. In addition, the company is launching a new multi-function furnace for dental practices.
Bluephase Style 20i is a cordless high-performance curing light that combines maximum light output with extremely short curing times.
Nature creates the most beautiful shapes and shades and these have guided the design of the new anterior moulds SR Vivodent S DCL. Esthetically and prosthetically optimized, these moulds are designed to meet the individual requirements of today's and tomorrow's patients.
Ivoclar Vivadent, the innovator and manufacturer of IPS e.max® products, announced today that it has filed a complaint with the U.S. International Trade Commission and in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois against GC Corporation and GC America, Inc. (collectively “GC”).
The optimized Cervitec Gel contains chlorhexidine, fluoride, xylitol and provitamin D-panthenol. The oral care gel from Ivoclar Vivadent helps to keep teeth, gums, peri-implant tissue and the oral mucous membrane in good health.
Ivoclar Digital is the name of a strong and focused new brand developed by Ivoclar Vivadent. It provides dentists and dental technicians with state-of-the-art professional expertise throughout the entire digital process chain. The concept behind the brand will be presented at IDS 2017.
The new universal alloy BioUniversal KFG+ is suitable for a wide variety of indications. It is easy to cast and compatible with the laboratory composite SR Nexco.
Average biaxial flexural strength of 500 MPa is beneficial to dentists, dental technicians and patients
The new Dentist Blog from Ivoclar Vivadent offers a lively platform with exciting and helpful information on topics, which are of interest to dentists in their work.
The new Dental Technician Blog from Ivoclar Vivadent offers a lively platform with exciting and helpful information on topics which are of interest to dental technicians in their work.
The function “Wax Tree” combines modern 3D printing technology with the well proven press technology. Using this method, IPS e.max press restorations can be easily and economically produced.
A survey conducted in three European countries and in the US found that Variolink Esthetic users are highly satisfied with this luting composite. They particularly like the product's esthetic and adhesive properties and its ease of handling.
The pre-shaded Zenostar MT discs in shades of MT 1 to 4 are suitable for the efficient production of zirconium oxide restorations. Shade infiltration and pre-drying is not required. This saves valuable time.
As of 1 October 2016, Diego Gabathuler assumed responsibility for South and West Europe, Near and Middle East and Africa within the reorganized sales structure.
The Programat brand of furnaces turns 40. Ivoclar Vivadent introduced the very first furnace with this name at the International Dental Show (IDS) in 1977. Prior to the launch, the unit was extensively tested on the market.
The new IPS e.max Ceram Selection range comprises special Enamel and Effect powders that are characterized by their vibrant colours and exceptional light-optical properties.
Adhese Universal is a single component light-cured adhesive for direct and indirect bonding procedures. Adhese Universal is compatible with all etching techniques. An integrated desensitizing effect prevents fluid movement in the dentin tubules and thus minimizes the risk of postoperative sensitivity.
Robert Ganley, CEO of Ivoclar Vivadent AG, was being named among dental technology’s 10 most influential people.
About a thousand dentists and dental technicians from 47 countries attended the 3rd International Expert Symposium hosted by Ivoclar Vivadent in Spain's capital Madrid. Thirteen renowned opinion leaders from academic institutions, dental practices and laboratories provided insights into the latest advancements in the field of "Modern restorative dentistry: Technology and esthetics".
On the eve of the 3rd International Expert Symposium hosted by Ivoclar Vivadent in Madrid, the winners of the IPS e.max Smile Awards 2016 were announced and the awards were presented. This prize recognizes exceptional achievements and work done with IPS e.max.
In the case of high caries risk, the new protective varnish Cervitec F offers fast protection of tooth surfaces. The Cervitec F varnish system contains fluoride, chlorhexidine and cetylpyridinium chloride (CPC).
Front runners for the award named by panel of experts. The finalists for the IPS e.max Smile Award 2016 have been selected. Nine teams have every right to be excited to see who will emerge as winner for the best IPS e.max project.
Cervitec Gel is designed for cleaning dentures and conditioning the gums and oral mucosa and treating natural teeth. Now this oral care gel is available in a compact denture care kit.
Ivoclar Vivadent has completed the 2015 business year with global sales revenues of CHF 759 million. In local currency terms, the growth rate was 5.9% over the previous year. Expressed in Swiss francs, however, sales revenues were 0.3% below the previous year due to the strong appreciation of the Swiss currency.
Koji Kezuka will be taking over as the new Managing Director of Ivoclar Vivadent KK Japan based in Tokyo effective 1 April 2016. He succeeds Hideaki Kumazawa, who will be leaving the company.
The renowned US trade publication “The Dental Advisor” has given the Adhese Universal bonding system from Ivoclar Vivadent an “excellent” clinical performance rating of 99% at one year.
Professionals want to work with materials that are easy to use and offer flexibility. Ivoclar Vivadent is now introducing a resin cement that combines several benefits in a single product.
Study: Intensive oral care with Cervitec Gel improves the clinical treatment results of peri-implant mucositis.
Monobond Etch & Prime is the first self-etching glass-ceramic primer in the world. First presented at IDS 2015 in Cologne, it has since won over many users. Now it has received an innovation award.
Building on the success of the previous International Expert Symposiums in Berlin in 2012 and London in 2014, Ivoclar Vivadent will host the third symposium of this kind on 11 June 2016. The Spanish capital has been chosen as the venue. Dental professionals from around the world will have the opportunity to hear what noted speakers from the dental industry have to say on a wide range of subjects, and they will be able to share their experiences with fellow colleagues.
The name Stratos stands for precision articulators that offer convincing quality and ergonomic design. Ivoclar Vivadent supplies a range of equipment that is closely tailored to the needs of the customers. New accessories now provide additional scope for individualization.
Ivoclar Vivadent announced that it will dismiss a lawsuit it filed against Heany Industries, Inc. after executing a settlement and license agreement with Heany Industries.
IPS Style is the first metal-ceramic material with patented oxyapatite. It has been developed for the highest efficiency in the daily laboratory work and stands for easy processing and a lifelife esthetic appearance.
Ivoclar Vivadent has complemented the IPS e.max CAD assortment. With their medium translucency, the new MT blocks are suitable for patients that require enhanced brightness. Also, the IPS e.max CAD LT blocks (low translucency), are now available in size A14.
Newly developed IPS e.max Ceram dentin and incisal materials allow translucent substructures to be given the desired level of brightness.
The Wieland Zenostar Zirconia System comprises a portfolio of coordinated materials for the universal fabrication of zirconium oxide restorations. The system has been extended to include yet another esthetic option for monolithic anterior restorations: Wieland Zenostar MT.
With conventional sinter furnaces, the sintering process takes between five and eight hours. The new Programat S1 1600 works faster and more efficiently: It is able to sinter an IPS e.max ZirCAD or Zenostar MO crown framework in only 75 minutes. This is made possible by a sinter temperature of up to 1600°C.
IPS Ivocolor, the new range of stains and glazes, can be used in conjunction with the IPS ceramics and Wieland Zenostar. From now on, dental technicians will only need one assortment for the individualized characterization of lab-fabricated restorations.
Ivoclar Vivadent and H.C. Starck Ceramics GmbH announced today that they have arranged a license agreement that covers zirconium oxide dental blanks and methods of processing those blanks.
To meet the needs and requirements of dental professionals from Indonesia and Southeast Asia, a new marketing office and International Center for Dental Education (ICDE) have recently been opened in Tangerang, Indonesia.
Ivoclar Vivadent has established a new interactive online platform, whose contents address the challenges currently facing dental laboratories.
Effective retraction of the lips and cheeks during the dental treatment- this is the wish of every clinician. OptraGate does not only offer relative isolation but also a comfortable solution.
Ivoclar Vivadent launches the dental radiometer Bluephase Meter II and polymerization light Bluephase Style M8
Teeth are major factors in the physical, social and emotional development of children. Fluoride plays an essential role in maintaining the good health of children’s teeth. A new patient guidebook reveals the details.
Markus Heinz is the new Chief Production Officer of the Ivoclar Vivadent Group. He succeeds Wolfgang Vogrin, Dipl. Ing., from 1 July 2015, who will retire. Vogrin has headed up the production and logistics of the company since 2002.
Dental manufacturer donates 100,000 Swiss francs for emergency relief and assistance in the re-establishment of dental health services.
The clinical success of an adhesive often depends on the technique of the clinician. Total-etch adhesives generally require a "wet bonding" technique. How wet or dry the dentin should be in order to achieve sufficient bond strength is often very challenging.
For a decade, the universal composite Tetric EvoCeram has proven its worth in clinical use. Continuous further development has yielded yet another innovation that is now being launched on the market: Tetric EvoFlow Bulk Fill.
Proper conditioning of the restoration bonding surface is a crucial part of the adhesive luting process. Conventionally, glass-ceramic restorations are conditioned by etching the contact surface with hydrofluoric acid and then applying a silane coupling agent.
Ivoclar Vivadent extends the range of press ingots to include a new level of translucency. The new IPS e.max Press MT are monochromatic ingots of the medium translucency range. They consist of the tried-and-tested lithium disilicate glass-ceramic material and ensure clinical long-term success and flexibility during cementation.
IPS e.max CAD self-glaze offers alternative and efficient processing. IPS e.max CAD is the clinically proven lithium disilicate glass-ceramic ideally suitable for manufacturing monolithic restorations featuring a new, alternative and efficient processing technique.
Packed with innovative features, the new ceramic furnace Programat P710 can do more than just fire. The innovations include a Digital Shade Assistant (DSA) for accurate shade selection, telephone capabilities and infrared technology for enhanced process reliability.
The CAD/CAM system from KaVo is now authorized to mill IPS e.max CAD blocks. The CAD/CAM systems from KaVo are known for offering high precision and quality for the production of dental restorations.
Nature creates the most beautiful shapes and shades and these have guided the design of the new anterior moulds SR Vivodent S PE, a further development of a long-standing, successful tooth line. Esthetically and prosthetically optimized, these moulds are designed to meet the individual requirements of today's and tomorrow's patients.
A new process has been established to achieve high-precision functional results in a few steps: Digital Denture. This term describes a comprehensive workflow for CAD/CAM produced complete dentures. The process incorporates innovative appliances, software programs and coordinated materials for dentists and dental technicians.
Wieland Zenotec select ion is an innovative milling unit for high-precision functional results. The new unit features the proven Zenotec select properties such as the 8-disc material changer and is additionally equipped with an innovative ionization system.
For many years, Wieland Dental, a company of the Ivoclar Vivadent Group, has been cooperating with the Danish company 3Shape that specializes in 3D scanners and CAD/CAM software solutions. At IDS 2015, a modernized, technically improved scanner portfolio will be presented.
Wieland Digital Press Design combines the strengths of CAD/CAM and the press technique. Exclusive add-on software module optimizes the fabrication of IPS e.max Press restorations.
The overall sales revenues of the Ivoclar Vivadent Group amounted to 761 million Swiss francs in 2014. Its sales revenues in local currencies increased by 4.4 per cent compared to the previous year, while the growth rate in Swiss francs was 2 per cent.
The Wieland Zenotec tools portfolio is now more clearly structured. Special emphasis has been placed on a well-organized presentation to suit the different needs of the individual customer.
Ivoclar Vivadent is one of the world’s leading dental companies. The company’s success is based on a comprehensive portfolio of products and systems, strong research and development capabilities and a clear commitment to training and further education.
Ivoclar Vivadent to show a strong trade show presence at IDS in Cologne with its latest innovations. Discover a world of innovations! This is the motto under which Ivoclar Vivadent would like to invite all visitors of the International Dental Show (IDS) to an exciting and informative tour into the world of dental medicine and dental technology of tomorrow.
Ever more CAD/CAM systems are launched on the market. Certified and authorised production systems provide reliability and safety during the manufacturing process and create the best possible conditions to enable the fabrication of high-quality restorations.
The new IPS Classic V Powder Opaquer was developed using a new production method. Users benefit from its great flexibility in application techniques as well as from a fast and efficient veneering process.
The innovative Zenotec select hybrid is a state-of-the-art five-axis machining system that is capable of wet grinding and dry milling dental materials. The system is available in two versions – one with and one without a material changer.
SR Nexco Flask is a new type of flask with the help of which light-curing veneering composites can be pressed on dental frameworks. In order to effectively address the practical challenges of functionality, ergonomics and design, the flask has been developed in close cooperation with industry professionals.
Since October of last year, Ivoclar Vivadent has been engaged in patent infringement litigation in the United States and Germany against Dentsply International Inc., Dentsply Prosthetics U.S. LLC, and Degudent GmbH (“Dentsply”). Today, Ivoclar Vivadent is pleased to announce that it has reached an agreement with Dentsply to settle the dispute.
Tetric EvoCeram was introduced as a universal anterior and posterior composite 10 years ago. Since then, more than 100 million restorations have been successfully placed with Tetric Evo products all over the world. Clinical data impressively underline their success.
The extended product range of the IPS InLine metal-ceramic system from Ivoclar Vivadent offers dental professionals an even greater choice of application options. It is often the small things that render the daily lab work more comfortable and flexible. This also applies to the IPS InLine System Powder Opaquer which makes alternative application techniques accessible.
Zenostar is the zirconium oxide system from Wieland Dental. With its versatile range of indications for single-tooth restorations up to multi-unit bridges, the material offers a broad selection of processing options and thus even more flexibility, efficiency and reliability.
The new luting composite Variolink Esthetic is an esthetic light- and dual-curing composite material for the permanent cementation of demanding ceramic and composite restorations.
An innovative, new ingot now allows highly esthetic restorations showing a lifelike shade progression to be fabricated in a single press sequence.
The trend towards a fully digital workflow has become ubiquitous. The last gap in the treatment of teeth with implant restorations is now closed. The new, highly cross-linked polymer block Telio CAD A16 completes the digital workflow to include temporary restorations in implant dentistry.
The Bluephase Style curing light from Ivoclar Vivadent won the bronze medal at one of the most prestigious design competitions in the medical technology industry.
In time for the company’s international symposium in London, Ivoclar Vivadent published the new issue of the renowned specialist magazine Reflect, 2/2014. For the last ten years, Reflect has offered dental professionals throughout the world a platform for debate and exchange.
Endorsed by the King’s College London Dental Institute, Ivoclar Vivadent hosted the International Expert Symposium ‘The Quality of Esthetics’ in London. World-renowned specialists discussed the latest materials and advanced clinical concepts to an audience of 750 delegates on 14th June 2014.
On May 15, 2014 Ivoclar Vivadent announced that it has recently licensed several of its patents to Henry Schein, Inc. The royalty-bearing license agreement enables Henry Schein to use the rights protected by United States Patent Nos. 7,604,759 and 8,141,217, and several related foreign patents that cover zirconium oxide dental blanks and methods of processing those blanks.
To intensify the support and services for Austrian customers, a new marketing office has been opened in Austria’s capital in May 2014. The new premises in the science and technology park Tech Gate Vienna comprise not only offices but also accommodate an International Center for Dental Education (ICDE).
Ivoclar Vivadent introduces the new generation of press furnaces: the combination furnaces Programat EP 5010 and EP 3010. Both furnace models are optimally coordinated with the company’s pressed ceramic materials.
Ivoclar Vivadent has launched Adhese Universal, a new single-component, light-cured universal adhesive for direct and indirect bonding procedures. Adhese Universal features compatibility with all etching techniques: self-etch, selective-enamel-etch and total-etch.
Michael Hammer takes over the management of Wieland Dental in Pforzheim. He succeeds Torsten Schwafert, who left the company at the end of February.
Ivoclar Vivadent is one of the world’s leading dental companies. The company’s success is based on a comprehensive portfolio of products and systems, strong research and development capabilities and a clear commitment to training and further education.
In the 2013 business year Ivoclar Vivadent increased its revenues by 14 per cent compared to the previous year.
Today, Ivoclar Vivadent announced that it will dismiss its patent infringement lawsuit against Talladium after signing a license agreement covering certain zirconia discs sold or made by Talladium.
Ivoclar Vivadent (“Ivoclar”), the innovator and manufacturer of IPS e.max products, announced today that it has filed a complaint with the U.S. International Trade Commission against Dentsply International and its affiliates.
The innovative VivaStyle Paint On Plus varnish system from Ivoclar Vivadent offers a professional method for whitening teeth without having to use a tray.
Ivoclar Vivadent has revised and complemented its IPS e.max Clinical Guide, which provides clear instructions for the optimal processing of IPS e.max materials in the dental practice.
Inspired by the success of the first International Expert Symposium held in Berlin in 2012, Ivoclar Vivadent will host the second symposium of this kind on 14 June 2014. This time, the event will take place in London.
The updated Scientific Report from Ivoclar Vivadent brings together the most important studies on the IPS e.max all-ceramic system that have been conducted in the course of the past twelve years.
VivaStyle is the name of the advanced whitening system for vital and non-vital teeth from Ivoclar Vivadent. The system comprises a gel and a varnish preparation.
From October 2012 to July 2013, dentists from different countries tested the new protective fluoride varnish Fluor Protector S from Ivoclar Vivadent. The respondents were satisfied with the properties and the easy handling of the protective varnish.
The independent US test institute The Dental Advisor tested Multilink Automix, the universal self-curing luting composite with light-curing option from Ivoclar Vivadent, over a period of three years and has now awarded the product the highest possible rating of Five Plus.
With Telio CAD for Zenotec, Wieland Dental, a company of the Ivoclar Vivadent Group, presents cross-linked PMMA discs for the fabrication of temporary crowns and bridges, as well as implant-retained restorations. Temporaries fabricated of this material are biocompatible and plaque resistant. Moreover, they feature excellent polishability and true-to-nature gloss behaviour.
On 1 November 2013, Robert Ganley was inducted as Honorary Fellow into the International College of Dentists (ICD). The accolade was awarded in honour of Mr Ganley’s outstanding and meritorious service to the dental profession and community.
Ivoclar Vivadent AG will donate 200,000 USD to support the people in the Philippines affected by Typhoon Haiyan with immediate relief measures.
Ivoclar Vivadent, makers of IPS e.max® products, announced today that they have filed a patent-infringement lawsuit in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware against Dentsply International Inc., Dentsply Prosthetics, and DeguDent GmbH.
The American College of Prosthodontists recognized Ivoclar Vivadent AG CEO Robert Ganley as Honorary Director of the ACP Education Foundation.
Today, Ivoclar Vivadent announced that it has settled its patent infringement lawsuit against Sagemax Bioceramics, Inc. after signing a license agreement.
Ivoclar Vivadent has founded a subsidiary in Russia, enhancing its presence in growing markets.
The new R&D Report from Ivoclar Vivadent focuses on the patented light initiator Ivocerin, which is a component of the sculptable bulk fill composite Tetric EvoCeram Bulk Fill. The Report demonstrates that Ivocerin allows a slightly higher composite opacity due to its high quantum yield. Therefore, a curing depth of 4 mm, esthetics and short curing times are now compatible.
The Programat CS2 is the new Ivoclar Vivadent furnace generation for dentists. With this furnace, crystallization and glaze firing of IPS e.max CAD restorations is easily and quickly accomplished. The modern user interface of the new furnace clearly stands out due to its user friendliness.
Ivoclar Vivadent proudly presents a new generation of Programat furnaces with the P510 and P310 models. Programat P510 features impressive infrared technology, whilst Programat P310 is characterized by its exceptional user friendliness.
German dentists are satisfied with the taste of the oral health care gel Cervitec Gel and would recommend it to their patients. These results have been gathered from a customer survey conducted by Ivoclar Vivadent.
After a clinical evaluation period of five years, the noted US-based dental test institute The Dental Advisor has given Tetric EvoCeram a top product rating of five out of a possible five points. Furthermore, the test institute selected the composite resin for the "Top Long Term Performer Composite 2013" award.
Ivoclar Vivadent has been recognized for excellence, innovation and leadership in cosmetic dentistry by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.
Dr Thomas Hirt, Director of Organic Chemistry at Ivoclar Vivadent, will succeed Dr Volker Rheinberger as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at the beginning of June 2013. Dr Rheinberger will step down from day-to-day operations and become a new member of the company’s Supervisory Board.
Ivoclar Vivadent has again expanded the partnership program with milling centres for digital dental applications. The latest member to the Authorized Milling Partner program is Zimmer/Zfx, an international supplier of CAD/CAM solutions.
A variety of Ivoclar Vivadent products for direct restorations have received the iF Packaging Design Award 2013.
In the presence of state and local government officials, Ivoclar Vivadent officially broke ground today for a new production plant at its premises in Bürs, Austria. Due to the increase in production capacity, 30 additional jobs will be created. The investment amounts to around five million euros.
Ivoclar Vivadent has entered into a collaboration agreement with Camlog under the Authorized Milling Partner program. This collaboration is an opportunity for dental laboratories to capitalize on the strengths of both companies. Whilst Ivoclar Vivadent is a leading company in esthetic prosthetic solutions, Camlog is a leading supplier of implant systems.
Ivoclar Vivadent has completed the business year 2012 with a sales increase of 4%. The product segments of all-ceramics, equipment and luting materials were the main forces driving this growth.
Ivoclar Vivadent has divided its product portfolio into three major categories. This has been done with the aim of making it easier for dental professionals to find their way around the company’s product range. The categories have been created on the basis of the different treatment and working procedures in the dental office and laboratory.
Ivoclar Vivadent has complemented the range of indications of IPS e.max CAD, the innovative lithium disilicate glass-ceramic for CAD/CAM applications. The following three solutions are available for the digital workflow: Monolithic Solutions, Abutment Solutions and Veneering Solutions.
With Gingiva Solution, dental technicians can now benefit from a new overarching system for the design of prosthetic gingival reconstructions in removable and fixed restorations.
BioUniversal KFG is a new universal alloy from Ivoclar Vivadent. The alloy is distinguished by a golden yellow hue and high-expansion characteristics. BioUniversal KFG is especially designed for the milling and telescopic crown technique.
The new fluoride varnish system Fluor Protector S from Ivoclar Vivadent offers professional protection of teeth against hypersensitivity, caries and erosion.
Ivoclar Vivadent is inspired by a passion for practice-oriented products and market-specific innovations. The company is again demonstrating its innovative strength at this year’s IDS.
Ivoclar Vivadent introduces the next generation of the Multilink Automix System for the adhesive cementation technique. The range has been broadened to include a white shade, try-in pastes and the product Air Block Liquid Strip. The formula of the luting composite has been further enhanced to allow excess material to be even more easily removed. The strength of this clinically proven universal cementation system lies in its ability to generate high bonding values that ensure the long-lasting adhesion of the restoration to the tooth structure.
After ten years as Sector Manager R&D Technologies at Ivoclar Vivadent, Prof Dr Heinrich Kappert retired in December 2012.
Bluephase Style is a compact high-performance LED curing light. Due to its ergonomic, well-balanced and lightweight design, hands and arms of practitioners are less strained. To make it even more attractive for men and women, Ivoclar Vivadent now offers the light with two new colour elements: blue and pink.
OptraSculpt Pad is a new modelling instrument from Ivoclar Vivadent with foam pad attachments designed for the non-stick adaptation of composite materials. This instrument allows composite filling materials to be shaped without leaving unwanted marks. Smooth and even restoration surfaces can be achieved with ease. Reference scales on the instrument handle assist in the creation of the desired esthetic results.
With the acquisition of Wieland Dental, Ivoclar Vivadent strengthens its position in the field of all-ceramics. Ivoclar Vivadent, headquartered in Schaan, Liechtenstein, announced the acquisition of Wieland Dental today. The acquisition is planned to be completed in the fourth quarter of 2012.
Ivoclar Vivadent AG has invested about 20 million Swiss Francs in its Headquarters in Schaan this year. The most recent project is the newly inaugurated building on the company premises, thus resolving the shortage of space.
Ivoclar Vivadent has published a new brochure which provides background information about the use of Tetric EvoCeram Bulk Fill and Bluephase Style and includes four case reports. Swiss dentist Dr Markus Lenhard is the author of the publication.
Ivoclar Vivadent hosted a prestigious professional education event in Berlin on 15 September 2012: At the International Expert Symposium, fourteen world renowned specialists discussed the topical theme of “All-Ceramics meets Implant Esthetics”.
The noted US-based dental test institute The Dental Advisor has awarded Tetric EvoCeram Bulk Fill, the posterior filling composite from Ivoclar Vivadent, five out of a possible five points and selected the product for the special recognition of Editorsʹ Choice.
Tetric EvoFlow, the flowable composite from Ivoclar Vivadent, is now available in the ergonomic Luer-Lock syringe. The 0.9-mm metal tip and three additional shades are also new. The consistency has remained unchanged.
Today, Ivoclar Vivadent has announced that, effective 4 June 2012, Franz Berger has been appointed as the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Member of the Corporate Management of the Ivoclar Vivadent Group.
Ivoclar Vivadent has received two internationally renowned design awards for its Bluephase Style LED curing light: the “red dot design award“ and the “iF product design award”.
Under the heading “All-Ceramics meets Implant Esthetics”, Ivoclar Vivadent will hold an International Expert Symposium in Berlin on Saturday, 15 September 2012. The symposium is aimed at dentists and dental technicians.
Ivoclar Vivadent is presenting a new denture base system called IvoBase. This new system enables dental technicians to create tissue-friendly dentures using a high-precision, fully automated working procedure.
SR Nexco Paste, the new, purely light-curing lab composite from Ivoclar Vivadent, embodies esthetics, shade tolerance and versatility. The composite contains micro-opal fillers, which provide for natural-looking opalescence and translucency.
Ivoclar Vivadent has extended its universal highly esthetic SR Phonares II tooth line to include new lower anterior moulds, using the most advanced material technology. In addition, SR Phonares II is now available in 20 lifelike shades.
Ivoclar Vivadent completed the year 2011 with very good sales in global market regions and key product categories. However, the appreciation of the Swiss franc weakened the positive result, leading to a sales drop of 4%.
Ivoclar Vivadent launches two new high-gold ceramic alloys: Callisto 84 and Callisto 86. These alloys exhibit a warm, golden colour. Due to their particular metal composition, they are available at an attractive price.
The Ivoclar Vivadent website has been optimized to feature a format compatible with mobile phones and tablet PCs. Users can now access the content of the website much more easily and conveniently while on the road.
The new Scientific Report from Ivoclar Vivadent for the first time brings together the most important studies on IPS e.max that have been conducted in the course of the past ten years. More than 20 clinical in-vivo as well as further in-vitro studies have been compiled and are presented in a clearly structured manner. They attest to the successful performance and reliability of the IPS e.max system.
In response to the increasing popularity of the mobile internet, Ivoclar Vivadent has developed a new app version of the Cementation Navigation System. The new app allows users to gain an overview of the cementation options also during breaks or while on the move.
Ivoclar Vivadent presents the smaller and handier version of the tried-and-tested Bluephase curing light: Bluephase style. Given the light’s ergonomic shape and its low weight, Bluephase style suits the hands of men and women.
Ivoclar Vivadent looks back on a highly successful business year 2010. The company achieved double-digit growth in all markets in which it operates. All-ceramics was again the most important growth driver.
The trend towards CAD/CAM applications for digital dental technology products is still going very strong. Ivoclar Vivadent therefore expands its partnership program to include national and international milling centres for digital dental solutions.
Ivoclar Vivadent expands the IPS e.max system to include new shades for CAD/CAM applications. The IPS e.max CAD blocks are available in five additional Impulse shades, and the shade concept for the ZirCAD blocks has been completed with the introduction of the new MO 3 and MO 4 shades.
Implant-retained hybrid restorations can now be produced in the press technology – thanks to IPS e.max Press Abutment Solutions from Ivoclar Vivadent. Two different solutions involving lithium disilicate glass-ceramics in conjunction with a titanium base are available to users.
Ivoclar Vivadent has equipped its press and ceramic furnaces Programat EP 5000 and EP 3000 with a series of new technological features and functions. This includes Power Saving Technology, Thermo Shock Protection and Cooling Shock Protection. At the same time, the EP 5000 has been fitted with an optimized user interface and the EP 3000 with a new keypad design.
Ivoclean from Ivoclar Vivadent effectively cleans the bonding surfaces of prosthetic restorations after intraoral try-in. The paste is easy to use and can be universally applied.
The Cementation Navigation System, a new multimedia application from Ivoclar Vivadent, offers dentists practical orientation and guidance in the selection of the best luting material for each case.
Telio CS Cem Implant is the new dual-curing resin cement from Ivoclar Vivadent. It has been designed for the semi-permanent cementation of restorations on implant abutments.
Ivoclar Vivadent expands its alloy range with two new alloys: Callisto Implant 33 and Colado NC. The alloy Callisto Implant 33 enables dental technicians to fabricate high-strength, cost-efficient frameworks. Colado NC is an economically attractive alloy which offers easy and convenient processing.
Tetric EvoCeram Bulk Fill is the new composite for the direct restoration of posterior teeth. This material enables cavities to be filled with increments of up to 4 mm.
Ivoclar Vivadent launches two new materials for the individual characterization of highly esthetic restorations: IPS Empress Direct Color and Opaque. Both materials can be used for anterior and posterior restorations.
Ivoclar Vivadent has further developed the design of the syringes in which the fissure sealants Helioseal F and Helioseal Clear are supplied. Due to the new syringes, these products are easier to dispense and apply.
The new Proxyt pastes clean even more effectively and gently, due to their advanced formula. The pastes are designed for professional, needs-oriented cleaning and polishing of teeth, restorations and implant-supported dentures.
Tetric EvoCeram, the light-curing, universal nano-hybrid composite from Ivoclar Vivadent, has undergone a comprehensive redesign. Furthermore, Tetric EvoCeram is available in three new shades. The clinically proven composite impresses users with its well-balanced composite technology.
The innovations which Ivoclar Vivadent will present at IDS 2011 will focus on the competence areas all-ceramics, direct restoratives and implant prosthetics. The IPS e.max system has been further developed, and the company will introduce a new ingot for the press technique and launch new materials for chairside procedures as well as a multimedia tool for cementation applications.
The chlorhexidine varnish Cervitec Plus from Ivoclar Vivadent lives up to the “plus” in its name. Cervitec Plus is more effective than its predecessor Cervitec. This finding comes from a joint clinical study between the Central County Hospital of Halmstad, Sweden, and the University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
Ivoclar Vivadent’s IPS e.max Press ingots are now also available as Impulse ingots. They are offered in three different brightness values and two opalescent shades - and are used in the fabrication of partial crowns, single crowns as well as bridges.
What makes the new CAD/CAM-based processing technique IPS e.max CAD-on so special is that it involves a combination of the materials lithium disilicate and zirconium oxide. The lithium disilicate glass-ceramic IPS e.max CAD stands for high strength and esthetics. restorations.
IPS InLine One is a modern one-layer metal-ceramic for quick and efficient layering on the most popular ceramic alloys. With the IPS InLine One one-layer metal-ceramic from Ivoclar Vivadent, dental technicians can achieve their layering in one single working step. This offers a wealth of advantages: The time-savings are considerable and the material consumption is clearly reduced.
The ready-for-use, antibacterial mouth rinse Cervitec Liquid from Ivoclar Vivadent allows bacteria to be controlled effectively: It contains 0.1% chlorhexidine, xylitol and essential oil. Furthermore, Cervitec Liquid is alcohol-free and therefore suitable for sensitive patients who need to avoid alcohol because of age-related, cultural, religious or medical reasons. One of Cervitec Liquid’s distinctive features is its pleasant taste, which promotes patient compliance.
The new CD-ROM “Precision, Function, Design” from Ivoclar Vivadent presents the functionality of the masticatory system and dental articulators in easy-to-follow multimedia form.
Telio CS Inlay and Telio CS Onlay from Ivoclar Vivadent are light-cured single-component materials which allow dentists to temporize both Class I and II cavities – without having to additionally use a temporary cement.
IPS Empress Direct Flow is the flowable variant of the Effect materials, which form part of the IPS Empress Direct range of light-curing nano-hybrid composites from Ivoclar Vivadent. Both consistencies are based on the same tried-and-tested chemistry. With the three new IPS Empress Direct Flow materials, the desired esthetic effects can be created with high precision when anterior teeth are restored.
Compared to the predecessor model, the number of programs has been substantially increased: The new Programat P300 offers users the possibility of creating more than 300 individualized programs and features 120 standard programs for Ivoclar Vivadent products. The extension of the program range went hand in hand with a revision of the program structure, which makes the new version of the ceramic furnace even easier to operate.
Ivoclar Vivadent is introducing OptraPol “Next Generation”, an advanced diamond polishing system that offers significantly improved polishing properties. It is suitable for finishing and polishing all popular composite restoratives in just one step.
VivAmpoule is the name of the new delivery form from Ivoclar Vivadent, which has been developed for the clinically proven Fluor Protector fluoride varnish. The innovative “snap-off” feature of VivAmpoule enables the ampoule to be opened with ease. VivAmpoule is comfortable to hold and stands upright by itself.
The new Fluor Protector Gel from Ivoclar Vivadent allows teeth to be treated intensively, yet gently: The formula of “calcium plus fluoride plus phosphate” is responsible for its protective action. These components protect the teeth and repair and strengthen damaged tooth enamel.
Although the business year 2009 was significantly impacted by the global recession Ivoclar Vivadent achieved market growth in its leading innovative product categories while experiencing some sales declines in traditional product areas.
Ivoclar Vivadent presents its new i-Kids Kit comprising selected products for the dental treatment needs of children and adolescents. The i-Kids Kit contains products that cover the fields of prevention, restoration and professional care. These products facilitate the treatment of children and adolescents of different age groups.
With the i-Kids range, Ivoclar Vivadent is committed to fulfilling the special dental treatment needs of young people. i-Kids comprises quality products and services that allow dental professionals to effectively and efficiently implement treatment strategies in children and adolescents.
So far, dentists and dental technicians have been using a wide range of different products for the fabrication of temporary restorations. Ivoclar Vivadent has devised the Telio system, a product solution for temporary restorations that offers users coordinated products and equally meets the requirements of dentists, CAD/CAM users and dental technicians.
Programat P500/G2 comes with a new touch screen colour display and a host of other new features which further enhance the firing process. The second-generation furnace builds on the tried-and-tested properties of the predecessor model.
Ivoclar Vivadent AG will contribute 300,000 Swiss franks to a fund-raising campaign organized by the Red Cross organization of the Principality of Liechtenstein. Given the dramatic situation of the people in Haiti and their urgent need for help, Ivoclar Vivadent AG is glad to support this campaign.
Ivoclar Vivadent announced today a materials partnership with Nobel Biocare. This partnership allows dentists and laboratory technicians to benefit from the market-leading esthetic, restorative and prosthetic systems strengths of both companies.
ExciTE F and ExciTE F DSC are fluoride-releasing total etch adhesives from Ivoclar Vivadent. The choice of the product to use depends on whether or not the curing light will be able to cure the adhesive. In addition to being supplied in bottles and single-dose vessels, ExciTE F is now also available in the new VivaPen delivery form.
Ivoclar Vivadent presents Implant Care, a product program for the professional care of patients during the various implant treatment phases and throughout the rest of their lives. This program allows dentists to meet the requirements posed by complex restoration structures and the patient’s individual intraoral situation.
Light-weight and compact: This is how the new sintering furnace Programat S1 from Ivoclar Vivadent presents itself. Its major advantage lies in the short sintering period, which not only reduces the manufacturing time of zirconium oxide restorations but also saves energy.
The dentist can ensure complete isolation of the working field in the oral cavity of the patient by means of OptraDam Plus from Ivoclar Vivadent. The addition "Plus" indicates that the material properties have been optimized and the patient comfort improved.
Researchers in the Department of Biomaterials and Biomimetics at New York University College of Dentistry (NYU) recently determined through mechanical mouth-motion simulator testing that IPS e.max CAD lithium disilicate ceramic is the most robust all-ceramic material tested to date.
Two varnishes, one containing chlorhexidine and the other fluoride, from Ivoclar Vivadent effectively help to prevent the formation of new white spot lesions if used in combination; these are the findings of a recent clinical study at the University of Bern.
Systematic professional cleaning and polishing of teeth, restorations and implants constitute a basic measure in the prevention of caries as well as periodontal and peri-implant diseases. The Proxyt prophylaxis paste system allows dental professionals to treat their patients according to their individual needs.
The new Colado CC cobalt-chromium alloy is an economical alternative to precious metal alloys. It is also characterized by its particularly user-friendly properties. Colado CC is a precious metal-free cobalt-chromium alloy especially suitable for ceramic and composite veneers.
Ivoclar Vivadent introduces Bluephase 20i and Bluephase C8, two new versions of the classic Bluephase polymerization light. All three lights are based on the same technology offering a halogen-like broadband range – due to the "polywave LED".
Because of its new design, the VivaPen from Ivoclar Vivadent is now even easier to manipulate and enables the fluoride-releasing adhesive AdheSE One F to be applied very sparingly.
SpeedCEM from Ivoclar Vivadent is the new self-adhesive resin cement for the quick and easy cementation of indirect restorations.
IPS Empress Direct offers the esthetics of a ceramic combined with the convenience of a composite – due to a wide range of shades, various levels of translucency and good processing properties.
The second generation of the Programat P700 offers a whole range of new features. These include the CSP function (Cooling Shock Protection), an energy saving mode (Power Saving Technology), an optimized user interface as well as a voice output device.
With Monobond Plus, Ivoclar Vivadent is pleased to announce the launch of a universal primer that helps establish a reliable bond to all restorative materials. Monobond Plus meets a requirement that is essential for dental professionals: ease of use.
The high-strength zirconium oxide material IPS e.max ZirCAD is available in block size C13 effective immediately. This size is particularly advantageous for milling small single-tooth copings.
The new, highly translucent lithium disilicate ceramics IPS e.max Press and IPS e.max CAD complete the IPS e.max product range. The IPS e.max system thus covers all indications in all-ceramics. The IPS e.max system developed by Ivoclar Vivadent has been complemented with the lithium disilicate ceramics IPS e.max Press and IPS e.max CAD in the new high translucency level (HT).
With immediate effect, the lithium disilicate ceramics and the press-on ceramic of the IPS e.max System are available in 20 different shades. This makes shade selection a walk in the park, even when fabricating very demanding restorations. The shade range of the lithium disilicate ceramics that form part of the IPS e.max System has been extended from 13 to 20 shades.
Multilink Implant is a self-/dual-curing, two-component luting composite which permanently and adhesively bonds restorations to implant abutments. The material’s very low solubility in water and its high mechanical strength enable it to establish a durable bond between the restoration and the abutment.
When it comes to creating aesthetic dentures, there is no way around using the new Phonares denture teeth from Ivoclar Vivadent. With the SR Phonares NHC anterior tooth line and the two posterior tooth lines SR Phonares Typ NHC and SR Phonares Lingual NHC, which are based on sophisticated concepts, the company intends to set new standards in the field of denture prosthetics.
Ivoclar Vivadent and Straumann announce partnership to provide highly esthetic solutions for tooth restoration and replacement. This Partnership combines Ivoclar Vivadent’s strength in high performance ceramics with Straumann’s know-how in implant and CAD/CAM dentistry
The Ivoclar Vivadent group can look back on a successful 2008 business year and continues to increase its market share. These positive results were made possible by the introduction of innovative technologies in the field of all-ceramic restorative materials and composites.
The core topics covered by Ivoclar Vivadent at IDS 2009 will be all-ceramics, CAD/CAM, composites and implant prosthetics. On an exhibition space of more than 600 sqm, Ivoclar Vivadent will showcase important product developments and innovations. A live stage where a top lineup of international professionals will be sharing their knowledge underlines the communication and science orientation of the company.
In order to meet the need for a more comfortable and gentle OptraGate for children that minimizes pressure, an ExtraSoft version of the tried-and-tested lip and cheek retractor OptraGate Junior has been developed.
The transparent matrix, which is specifically pre-formed to accommodate the cervical portion of the tooth, takes the challenge out of placing Class-V restorations. The typical “U“ shape of the matrix band allows the gingival restoration margins to be shaped in an optimal and controlled fashion. Moreover, the formation of voids or excess is largely avoided.
The new formula of Multilink Automix offers dentists a decisive advantage: Excess material can be much more easily removed, while the habitual proven features of the material – high bond strength and good adhesive properties – remain unchanged.
Ivoclar Vivadent has launched IPS e.max ZirCAD Colour Blocks, homogeneously shaded zirconium oxide blocks. The blocks are an alternative to the IPS e.max ZirCAD Colouring Liquids for white blocks and the shades are adjusted to those of IPS e.max glass-ceramics. The blocks can be processed in Sirona’s inLab system.
By introducing the new alloy Callisto CP+, Ivoclar Vivadent wishes to offer a dental alloy at the best possible conditions for the customer. The palladium-containing, cobalt-based ceramic alloy is characterized by its low density, its wide range of indications and applications as well as its high strength.
Given the high customer demand for a larger investment ring system, Ivoclar Vivadent launches the IPS Investment Ring System 300 g on the market. With this system, the manufacturer extends the range of IPS Investment Rings and offers new possibilities in the field of press technology. This product is not available in North America.
Ivoclar Vivadent has sold the root canal post FRC Postec Plus worldwide over a million times. The post, a further development of FRC Postec, is particularly popular on the European and Asian market.
The new generation of the IPS Contrast Spray Chairside is available in two versions: blue and cream-coloured. In addition to its pleasant lemon flavour, the spray particularly impresses users with its practical design. The new Contrast Spray Chairside is available in the new hygiene package.
OptraStick is an application instrument made of plastic that features a flexible adhesive tip, which enables dentists and dental technicians to easily take hold of and precisely place indirect restorations made of various materials, such as ceramic inlays and onlays as well as IPS Empress or IPS e.max veneers.
For the second time, Ivoclar Vivadent wins an award with the Bluephase high-performance LED curing light at the red dot design award 2008. In the category «product design 2008», the Bluephase receives an «honourable mention».
The Programat EP 3000 is a press and ceramic furnace, which provides outstanding press results and surprises users with many additional functions: In addition to 220 firing programs, the Programat EP 3000 is equipped with automatic temperature calibration, detachable furnace head, and a graphic display.
A recent clinical study (Ziebolz et al. 2008) confirms the effectiveness of the chlorhexidine-containing protective varnish Cervitec Plus from Ivoclar Vivadent. The application of Cervitec Plus resulted in a significant, long-term reduction of dental hypersensitivity.
The ready-for-use IPS Empress Universal Glaze Spray is quickly and easily sprayed onto fully anatomical, characterized IPS Empress CAD restorations and fired in the Programat CS ceramic furnace. The composition of the glaze material corresponds to that of the glaze paste - only the form of application is new.
The ready-for-use glaze spray is quickly and easily sprayed onto fully anatomical, characterized IPS Empress restorations or IPS Empress restorations veneered with IPS Empress Esthetic Veneer and subsequently fired using the well-known glaze firing parameters. The composition of the glaze material corresponds to that of the glaze paste - only the form of application is new.
Up until today, the correct preparation technique for all-ceramics was only explained with the help of pictures. With the new three-dimensional model from Ivoclar Vivadent, the preparation techniques for all-ceramic veneers, inlays, partial crowns, and crowns are graphically and clearly demonstrated.
With the universal mixing device Silamat S6, Ivoclar Vivadent is setting a new standard as regards design, functionality and time-tested quality. Because in addition to functionality, an attractive design has become an important criterion for many dentists when they buy a new apparatus for their practice.
The tried-and-tested OptraGate lip and cheek retractor has been replaced by OptraGate "ExtraSoft" to meet customers' demands for an even more comfortable and gentle fit that minimizes pressure. In addition to the optimization of the material quality, recesses to accommodate the upper and lower lip frenulum have been added to the inner ring. These modifications make OptraGate "ExtraSoft" even more comfortable to wear for patients over longer periods of time.
According to a recent study involving adolescents in Sweden (Stecksén-Blicks et al. 20071), the regular application of a fluoride varnish should be a standard procedure in orthodontic treatment. The objective of the investigation was to assess the effect of a fluoride varnish on the formation of white spot lesions (WSL).
ExciTE is a tried-and-tested, light-curing single-component adhesive, which is used in conjunction with the total-etch technique. ExciTE can be used for direct restorative treatment procedures, as well as for the adhesive light-curing cementation of indirect restorations. Effective immediately, ExciTE is available in the unique VivaPen delivery form.
The intensity is the power per area. For that reason, the Bluephase meter is the only radiometer of its kind which does not only measure the light output, but also the diameter of the light probe used. Due to the utilization of an intelligent line sensor, the actual emission area and thus the light intensity can be precisely measured.
LEDs revolutionized light polymerization in the dental office a few years ago. Ivoclar Vivadent has now developed the new Bluephase as the first polymerization light for unlimited use in the dental office. Every material, every indication and every time – only this combination gives the clinician the “licence to cure”.
During the past few months, more than 1,500 German dentists chose AdheSE One as the most innovative dental product in a competition conducted throughout the country. The prize was established by the trade magazine “Die Zahnarzt Woche“ and the dental company “Pluradent“ in 2005.
Ivoclar Vivadent lets pictures talk. Effective immediately, all important information on the processing of IPS InLine and IPS InLine PoM are available on the new training and information DVD for digital, quick and uncomplicated use.
SR Ivocron has been successfully used to fabricate functional and aesthetic temporary restorations for many decades. An increasing number of dental laboratories use the popular PMMA veneering material as a temporization material in dental implant cases.
Virtual CADbite is a bite registration material from the CAD/CAM material expert Ivoclar Vivadent. Virtual CADbite registrations are scannable and can be used for the optical recording of data in restorative dental care with CAD/CAM/CIM systems such as CEREC.
The Harmony 3 casting alloy has been especially developed for use with the SR Adoro veneering composite and SR Link bonding system. This combination achieves a sound and gap-free bond for aesthetic and long-lasting restorations.
The new Press-on-Metal ceramic IPS InLine PoM for fully anatomical pressing allows you to create accurately fitting aesthetic restorations and produce consistently reproducible quality in no time at all. IPS InLine PoM from Ivoclar Vivadent is the latest development in the press-on technique.
Latest study results confirm the effectiveness of the fluoride-containing varnish Fluor Protector from Ivoclar Vivadent against aggressive acids, which are particularly present in beverages, such as soft drinks, alcopops and fruit juices. They are detrimental to the teeth of children, teenagers and adults alike. Fluor Protector acts like a protective shield and prevents erosion.
The chlorhexidine and fluoride contained in the new chlorhexidine gel offer double protection and easy application. The new Cervitec Gel protects gums, teeth and restorations by maintaining the health of the gingiva and oral mucous membrane. The special feature about Cervitec Gel is that it additionally contains fluoride. While chlorhexidine fights harmful bacteria, 900ppm fluoride strengthen the natural teeth. This offers double protection and exceptionally easy application: use Cervitec Gel to brush the teeth in the evening instead of normal toothpaste.
The innovative polychromatic IPS Empress CAD Multi block is now available in two Bleach shades for fabricating particularly bright restorations in the CAD/CAM technique: BL1 and BL 3. These two shades supplement the IPS Empress CAD product range and are part of the comprehensive Bleach shade range of Ivoclar Vivadent.
The planning and fabrication, as well as recall of implant prosthetic restorations involves interwoven procedures for which various dental materials are used. It is the combination of the individual materials and the knowledge of the proper processing that ensures the fabrication of a durable restoration. The "Competence in Implant Esthetics" CD-ROM comprises the entire clinical and technical aspects of implant-retained restorations regarding Ivoclar Vivadent products and their proper use.
New Gingiva materials for IPS e.max For implant works in particular, the fabrication of true-to-nature red-white aesthetics is of utmost importance. Ivoclar Vivadent now offers a total of 12 Gingiva ceramic materials for a lifelike gingival tissue. These materials are composed of five true-to-nature Gingiva materials, four Intensive Gingiva powders and three Essence powders. The advantage is that the materials can be used depending on the individual patient case at hand.
At IDS, Ivoclar Vivadent will present its new Programat EP 5000 combination fur-nace, which can be used as a press and ceramic furnace. The new technological components ensure a safe and reliable firing and press process.
Ivoclar Vivadent has developed a ceramic and crystallization furnace for dentists. The Programat CS is an easy-to-operate, small furnace for the dental office. It is particularly suitable for glaze and crystallization firing of IPS e.max CAD LT blocks. The furnace features 20 programs and is very easy to use.
The new Programat P700 is the highlight among ceramic furnaces. The user-friendly ceramic furnace with many extra features unites high-tech performance, state-of-the-art design and multimedia functions.
AdheSE One is a self-etching, light-curing one-step adhesive. It does not contain any organic solvents and comes in a unique delivery form: the economical VivaPen. AdheSE One is used to generate a bond between light-curing materials and the tooth structure.
Cervitec Plus and Cervitec Gel from Ivoclar Vivadent are representatives of the latest generation of protective preparations. Cervitec Plus protects susceptible tooth surfaces and reduces the baterial activity on teeth. The additional use of a chlorhexidine gel, such as Cervitec Gel, is recommended in patients who are at high caries risk, or who suffer from gingivitis, periodontitis or denture stomatitis.
Dentists, prosthodontists and dental technicians from 23 countries joined the 10th-year celebration of the BPS System from Ivoclar Vivadent on 4 May. The anniversary was celebrated with a symposium, workshops and an excursion to the Muttersberg in Bludenz/Austria. The international participants enjoyed the different contests, such as teeth throwing, tree-trunk sawing and alphorn playing, and the Austrian buffet afterwards.
High-strength all-ceramic restorations are the trend. In this field, Ivoclar Vivadent set the standard in autumn 2005 by launching the high-strength and highly aesthetic IPS e.max. The unique all-ceramic materials system contains a total of five compatible products for the press and CAD/CAM techniques.
The same factors that characterized Ivoclar Vivadent in 1923 are still success factors of the internationally successful dental company: passion, vision and innovation. These three words convey a clear message, which is reflected in the entire IDS presentation of the Liechtenstein-based company.
The Biofunctional Prosthetic System (BPS) which has convinced more than 2,200 dentists, dental technicians and prosthodontists in 64 countries throughout the world celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. In 2007, Ivoclar Vivadent would like to thank the BPS team members for their loyalty and at the same time offer interested dentists, dental technicians and prosthodontists the possibility to familiarize themselves with the system and its benefits. The festivities will start at IDS in Cologne on Friday, 23 March 2007.
Ivoclar Vivadent has been doing successful business on the Russian market for 32 years. At present, the Ivoclar Vivadent core team in Russia encompasses a total of 12 staff. At the beginning of this year, Markus Gilgen was appointed sales director for the CIS states.
All-ceramics, CAD/CAM, composites and implant superstructures are the highlights of Ivoclar Vivadent at IDS in Cologne in March 2007. The Liechtenstein-based company will present a "futuristic" 600-m2 booth that can be experienced with all your senses and a "visionary" concept.
Ivoclar Vivadent achieved a 2006 sales increase of 11% over the 2005 level completing a very successful business year. The international Ivoclar Vivadent group of companies recorded worldwide sales of 581 million swiss francs (370 million euros).