3M Lava Zirconia Crowns

This revolutionary system combines CAD/CAM technology with the best translucent zirconia framework. This enables one to make a strong restoration for long span bridges with an incredible fit and bio-compatibility and the aesthetics patients expect.

In modern society beautiful teeth are important for self-esteem and a sense of well-being. They want teeth that offer value for money, a natural appearance and more durability.

Lava crowns and bridges are made from zirconium oxide (zirconia) and are suitable for anterior and posterior applications for up to 4 units in lenght without any compromise of the lifespan of the restoration. Zirconium oxide combines natural appearance with the exceptional strength. The fracture strenght of a zirconia crown is many times higher than that of the conventional ceramic materials.

Some of the benefits of 3M Lava Zirconia are these:

  • Superior strenght of zirconia with high fracture resistance
  • Excellent aesthetics and translucency
  • Oustanding marginal fit
Material Composition:
  • Zirconium Dioxide substructure
  • Ceramic layering material
  • Anterior: crown, 3-8 unit bridge
  • Posterior: crown, 3-8 unit bridge, inlay onlay, inlay bridge
Flexural Strenght:
  • >1000 MPa
  • Conventional cement
  • Resin cement
  • Resin-reinforced glass ionomer