One of the most common questions our clinical territory managers receive is how a new material compares to IPS e.max CAD. Celtra® Duo, manufactured by Dentsply Sirona, is one of the newest CAD/CAM materials to enter the market. With so many factors to consider, below is a chart that compares a few of the basic features.

  IPS e.max® CAD Celtra® Duo
Composition 70% lithium disilicate 11% lithium disilicate
25% lithium silicate
Clinical Data 96% Survival Rate
(mean observation of 6 clinical studies of 4 years)1
No current clinical data to date
Flexural Strength 530 MPa2 210 MPa Polished3
370 MPa Crystallized3
Cementation Options Adhesive Cementation2
Self-Adhesive Cementation2
Conventional Cementation2
Adhesive Cementation3
Self-Adhesive Cementation3(if fired)
Material Shades/Translucencies 20 A-D and Bleach Shades
4 Translucencies
(LT, MT, HT, Impulse)2
21 A-D Shades
2 Translucencies (LT & HT)3
Indications Crowns, veneers, inlays, onlays,
3-unit bridges, abutments
hybrid abutments and hybrid abutment crowns 2
Crowns, inlays and onlays3

IPS e.max CAD is a material that offers efficiency, durability and esthetic options. Make your next restoration with confidence. Make it with IPS e.max® CAD.

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1 IPS e.max Scientific Report Vol. 3 (2001-2017)

2 IPS e.max CAD Instructions for Use 2017-02

3 Celtra™ Duo Instructions for Use (2014)

4 Average biaxial flexural strength, over a period of 10 years, R&D Ivoclar Vivadent, Schaan, Liechtenstein

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