Lava™ Zirconia

Our research showed that the marginal fit of Lava™ bridges was as good as metal-ceramic bridges. The zirconia substructure does not distort when firing the veneering porcelain, unlike metal substructures." -John A. Sorensen, DMD.3 PhD, Pacific Dental Institute

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Not all Zirconia is alike!

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

Cementation Recommendations

  • Patented substructure shading system available in 8 shades
  • Zirconia provides proven high strength performance
  • Precision CAD/CAM system for outstanding fit
  • Indicated for anterior and posterior crowns and bridges
  • Five years of clinical history and proven results
  • Natural translucency and unmatched esthetics
  • More than 25 years of zirconia research and technology


ADA Insurance Codes

Single Unit: D2740
Bridge Abutment: D6740
Bridge Pontic: D6245

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