Description: IPS Empress® Pressed porcelain veneers, inlays/onlays and single crowns (bicuspid forward)
Indications: Patients with severely discoloured and/or slightly misaligned dentition. Inlays/onlays and single crowns (bicuspid forward)
Preparation: 0.6mm to 1.5mm labial and incisal reduction. For preparation guidelines, please refer to the IPS Empress Prep Guide.
Material Composition: PRESSED lithium disilicate with Lucite-reinforced glass ceramic
Advantages: Life-like translucency and esthetics, All-Ceramic , Bio-compatible, VERY strong
Limitations: Underlaying dark surface must be opaqued. Not recommended when a more conservative option (stacked) can be used as it requires a minimal preparation of 1.0 mm
Insertion: Silanated, then bonded with Variolink 2 or VarioLink Veneer cement
Working days in the lab: 5