With new materials entering the chairside CAD/CAM market every day, it becomes harder for the clinician to choose the best material for their patient. Esthetics, indications and strength are only a few of the factors that need to be considered. Nevertheless, despite how beautiful the restoration is or how much load it can withstand, all doctors want the restoration to last over time. The inconvenience of a failed restoration affects the confidence of the patient and the reliability of the dental practice.
A material with a history of success reinforces the trust from the manufacturer to the clinician to the patient. IPS e.max® CAD combines an innovative material with several years of clinical data. Ivoclar Vivadent has compiled the most pertinent studies into the IPS e.max Scientific Report Volume 2. The report includes several In Vivo and In Vitro studies that range in topics from survival rates to comparisons to other restorative materials. [Read more…]