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99.6% Survival Rate**

150 Million Restorations*

Patient expectations for indirect restorative solutions have increasingly escalated from outcomes that are metal-free and esthetic to those that also demonstrate longevity and durability. With myriad tooth-colored restorative materials from which to choose, dentists and laboratories often find it difficult to select a material that can meet each of these rigorous criteria. Critical to any decision is often a review of the peer-reviewed clinical data to support their restorative material choice. Today, few materials currently on the market have the range of data and research that exists for the IPS e.max family of materials, including IPS e.max Press, CAD, ZirCAD, ZirCAD Prime, and Ceram. 


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Recent research articles authored by Dr. Kenneth Malament, a prosthodontist from Boston, MA, offer extensive and detailed analysis on the restorative work he has placed throughout his career.  In more than a decade, Dr. Malament amassed statistics on 1000-plus patients with IPS e.max Lithium Disilicate complete and partial coverage restorations and found that, upon follow-up, these units exibited a 99.6% success rate. Dr. Malament's data calculations show an estimated risk of IPS e.max Lithium Disilicate failure at 0.2-0.3% per year. No other restorative material in his experience has produced such reliable results.

To read the Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry report, click here.


IPS e.max Survival Rates
Clinical studies involving the IPS e.max show the long-term success. View the scientific report for full details.

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Ivoclar Vivadent announced that in response to the overwhelmingly positive clinical data and research on the long-term durability and esthetic reliability of the IPS e.max family of materials, the company will now grant dentist and laboratory customers an exclusive IPS e.max Guarantee, a 10-year guarantee on the survivability of IPS e.max restorations.

To learn more about the IPS e.max Guarantee, visit www.guarantee.ipsemax.com

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Dr. Malament

Kenneth A. Malament D.D.S., M.Sc.D.

Dr. Malament received his D.D.S. from N.Y.U. College of Dentistry and a specialty certificate and Master’s degree from Boston University School of Graduate Dentistry. Dr. Malament has a full-time practice limited to prosthodontics in Boston that includes a dental laboratory with master dental technologists. A Past-President of the American Board of Prosthodontics, he is a Clinical Professor at Tufts University and a Course Director in postgraduate department of Prosthodontics. Dr. Malament is a Fellow of the American College of Prosthodontists, Academy of Prosthodontics, Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics, and Northeastern Gnathological Society. He is an active member of many dental organizations including the International College of Prosthodontists, American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics, American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry, Academy of Osseointegration, Northeastern Prosthodontic Society and American Equilibration Society. A Past President of the Academy of Prosthodontics, Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics, Northeastern Gnathological Society, Northeastern Prosthodontic Society and the Academy of Dental Science American. He has served as the Secretary and Director of the American College of Prosthodontists and Secretary-Treasurer of the International College of Prosthodontists. He is the President-elect of the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry. Dr. Malament has been the recipient of significant awards in Prosthodontics including the American College of Prosthodontists’ Clinician / Researcher Award, Daniel F. Gordon Award for Lifetime Achievement and Distinguished Lecturer Award, the American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics’ George Moulton Award for Outstanding Achievement, the Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics’ Distinguished Lecturer Award, the first Frank V. Celenza Memorial Award from the Northeastern Gnathological Society and the John McLean Lecture Award from the European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry. Dr. Malament was on the research and development teams for two different well-known ceramic products and developed instrumentation used in clinical practice. He is a consultant to three journals and has published significantly in the dental literature. Dr. Malament has been afforded the honor to speak often about prosthodontic issues concerning ceramics, implants and periodontics.

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**Research by Dr. Kenneth Malament