Press Technology 

Lab-proven[2].   Future-proof.

Our tried-and-tested press technique has been proven over years of clinical experience, helping to create excellent fit, function and esthetics in permanent restorations.

1. Design & Modelling: Easy and precise

The high-precision 3D printer
PrograPrint PR5
is specifically designed for high-definition precision 3D printing of dental applications and can print multiple wax objects in one job.
• High-precision results with smooth surfaces due to specially developed components
• Straightforward handling thanks to the innovative cartridge system, automatic material recognition and an intuitive user interface 
• Cost-efficient wax objects that burn out without residue can be printed using ProArt Print Wax.

2. Ingot selection: It’s a match!

Shade design in five easy steps
IPS e.max Shade Navigation App
finds the correct shade and level of translucency for all IPS e.max restorations and is available for Android or iOS smartphones and tablets.
• Optimum match in five steps: Enter the tooth shade, indication, die shade, layer thickness and material to get a suitable recommendation.
• Fast ingot selection
• Enhanced cooperation with dentist

3. Investing: More flexibility. Faster results

Universal investment material for press ceramic materials
IPS PressVest Premium
is a universal investment material for press ceramic materials.
• Facilitated divestment and removal of the reaction layer for smooth and homogenous surfaces
• One material suitable for speed heating procedures and conventional heating methods
• Faster fitting and finishing

4. Material selection: One material. Endless possibilities

The original lithium disilicate press ceramic [1]
IPS e.max Press
is the lithium disilicate glass-ceramic ingot for final restorations.
• Tremendous flexibility and versatility for efficient fabrication of high-strength restorations [2] 
• True-to-nature esthetics
• Minimally invasive, adhesively cemented crowns with a layer thickness of at least 1 mm [3]

5. Pressing: Highly innovative. Superior technology.

The reliable partner for smart pressing
Programat EP 5010 G2
is the second generation of the current Programat furnace series featuring a new design, a new interface and a monthly report.
• New design and user interface for easier and more efficient operation
• Fully automatic press function can increase process reliability
• Up to 20% faster high-quality press results with infrared technology

6. Veneering: Impressive aesthetics. Innovative technique.

The natural veneering ceramic
IPS e.max Ceram
is the ceramic to veneer all substructures made of IPS e.max materials.
• Optimum modelling properties for easy handling
• One layering ceramic for both lithium-disilicate and zirconium oxide substructures
• Consistent layering scheme
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7. Staining & Glazing: Optimal firing behaviour. Perfect results.

For life-like restorations
IPS Ivocolor
is a universal range of stain and glaze materials that enables restorations of consistently high quality and esthetics
• Designed for characterization and glazing of IPS e.max restorations.
• Universal shading and glazing system with wide-ranging colour palette and two types of glaze
• High gloss at firing temperatures as low as 710°C
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8. Firing: Effortless efficiency. Intelligent technique.

The smart specialist for high firing quality
Programat P710 G2
is the premium furnace of the Programat family.
• Ideal maintenance and increased efficiency with new smart reporting service
• High process reliability thanks to infrared technology
• More efficient operation with new design and user interface

9. Place: Versatile use. Esthetic results. 

The all-rounder for adhesive cementation
Variolink Esthetic DC
is a light- and dual-curing luting composite for the permanent placement of all types of restorations and materials.
• Well-balanced and compact Effect shade range for impressive esthetic results
• User-friendly processing due to flexible situational consistency and controlled excess removal[6]
• Optimal bond together with Adhese Universal and Monobond Etch & Prime – for reliable clinical results[7-9]

10. Care: Powerful protection[10]

Cervitec Plus
is a unique varnish which contains the effective combination of the active ingredients chlorhexidine and thymol.
• Lowers the number of bacteria on high quality restorations
• Helps control the caries risk and gingivitis[10,11]
• Easy application[12]
• Transparent and colorless for optimum esthetics
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