The new IPS e.max Shade Navigation App finds the correct shade and level of translucency for all IPS e.max restorations.An eventful year is coming to an end. In 2017, the dental industry saw the introduction of many exciting new products and innovations; especially during IDS, which once again achieved record-breaking results. In the past year, you most probably had a lot to do and therefore did not manage to read all our blog posts.

That’s why we have listed our most popular posts for you to read at your leisure.

  1. User tip: Only 5 steps to find the correct shade and translucency level
    Do you need assistance with selecting the correct level of translucency and shade for your IPS e.max restorations? Would you like to further increase the esthetics of your restorations? The new IPS e.max Shade Navigation App finds the correct shade and level of translucency for all IPS e.max restorations. All the important factors that influence the overall shade design are taken into account. Read more

  2. These are the innovations of IDS 2017!
    Are the innovations that Ivoclar Vivadent will present at IDS in Cologne still a mystery to you? In the following article, we will present you the most important innovations: Ivoclar Digital is the new category brand from Ivoclar Vivadent. This new brand comprises a comprehensive portfolio of CAD/CAM products and optimized digital processes. These are the components of Ivoclar Digital that are important to know for you as a dental technician.
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  3. Digital Denture: The simpler way of fabricating complete dentures
    Are you looking for a quicker and easier way to fabricate complete dentures? Do you want to achieve more predictable results? If yes, then why not think about combining complete denture prosthetics with CAD/CAM technique. Read on to learn why. Read more

  4. Versatile layering ceramic – try it now!
    Do you already know IPS e.max Ceram - the versatile layering ceramic for lithium disilicate and zirconium oxide? Find out more - and try it out now! IPS e.max Ceram is a fluorapatite glass-ceramic that has been successfully used in the veneering of substructures made of IPS e.max lithium disilicate (LS2) and zirconium oxide (ZrO2), e.g. IPS e.max ZirCAD, for more than ten years - regardless of whether a standard layering scheme or a high-end layering design with dynamic light effects is applied. Read more

  5. Integrating discolourations: Case presentation by Koubi / Ubassy to download
    They are an experienced duo: dentist Stéfan Koubi and dental technician Gérald Ubassy from France. Learn from the two how the integration of nature can open up completely new possibilities in the esthetic design of dental restorations. In a new issue of Special Edition, the two professionals present a patient case with severe tooth discolourations. Read more

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We wish you much success for 2018 and much pleasure in your work. Please contact us if you have any suggestions for a blog post. We welcome your ideas regardless of whether they are about laboratory strategies, esthetics, efficiency, digitalization or professional working tips in general. We look forward to hearing from you! 

The future of dental-lab technology has long since begun. The digital revolution (CAD/CAM) has also reached the dental world. Are you interested to know where dental-lab technology is heading? We have summarized the six most important trends for you based on interviews with experienced technicians, lab visits and talks with experts.

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