3M Lava Classic Zirconia

Not all Zirconia is alike! While Zirconia can be chemically similar, but once processed the mechanical and optical properties can be significantly different. 3M Lava™ Zirconia has now been commercially available for 10 years, offering:

Productivity

  • High strength
  • High stability

Excellent long term aesthetics

  • Tooth coloured material
  • Unique shading system
  • Homogeneous colouring
  • High, life-like translucency

Biocompatibility

  • Metal free.
  • Clinical studies showed no allergic reactions (gingival).
  • Excellent regeneration of gingiva and an excellent fit.

What we offer

  • Single Unit Crowns
  • Single Unit Upper Anterior Veneers (Cojet Recommended)
  • Anterior Maryland Bridges (Cojet Recommended)
  • 2 Unit Anterior Cantilever Bridges
  • 6 Unit Anterior Bridges (4 adjacent pontics)
  • 6 Unit Posterior Bridges (2 adjacent pontics)
  • Posterior Bridges with cantilevered Premolar must incorporate 2 abutments
  • Splinted Crowns up to 41mm anatomical length
  • Implant retained Crowns and Bridges
  • Units can be produced in either full contour or substructure form

Benefits Of The Lava System

  • 5 Year Guarantee on Substructure
  • Ideal for top end aesthetic ceramic restorations
  • Selection of 8 coloured frameworks – allows crowns and bridges to mimic natural dentine – maximum vitality
  • 1150 Mpa flexural strength – “STRONG”
  • Anterior single unit frameworks – 0.35mm thickness, extra translucency