Lava™ Ultimate Restorative

Use it anywhere you’d use glass ceramic – only with more confidence.

Lava™ Ultimate Restorative is a resin nano ceramic material that offers amazing esthetics, strength and unique functionality.
  • Excellent durability backed by a 10-year warranty
  • Less wear to opposing dentition than glass ceramics
  • Absorption of chewing forces which reduces stress
  • Adjustability for occlusion with additive or subtractive techniques
  • Fast, no firing and easy to mill
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Now available from Authorized Lava™ Milling Centers, your dental lab, CEREC®, E4D® and Straumann CARES®.

Restorations made with Lava™ Ultimate Restorative must be bonded with an adhesive resin cement. 3M ESPE recommends RelyX™ Ultimate Adhesive Resin Cement with Scotchbond™ Universal Adhesive - the primer and adhesive are in one bottle. The flexibility of this system enables you to etch the tooth preparation using a self-etch, selective-etch or a total-etch technique all with one system.


It's indicated for a full range of permanent adhesive, single-unit restorations.
  • Crowns, including implant-supported crowns
  • Onlays
  • Inlays
  • Veneers

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The science behind nanotechnology delivers:

  • Exceptional durability
  • Excellent polish retention
  • Less wear to opposing enamel than glass ceramics
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( r.) Lava™ Ultimate Restorative, feldspathic glass ceramic, lithium disilicate
SEM images MOD Tooth #3 inlays milled on a CAD/CAM system. Lava™ Ultimate Restorative exhibits less chipping at restoration margins than glass ceramics including lithium disilicate.
Source: 3M ESPE internal data

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