Data supports clinical and scientific efficacy of Lava™ Crowns & Bridges

Dec. 6, 2004
Summary of scientific studies confirms system's superior performance and reliability

3M ESPE announces the availability of "A Collection of Scientific Results" Lava™ All-Ceramic System for Lava™ Crowns & Bridges, a comprehensive, easy-to-read source of clinical and scientific data about the popular and widely used CAD/CAM system. Since 3M ESPE first introduced Lava Crowns & Bridges in 2001, the system consistently has met the high demands of both dentists and their patients with respect to esthetics and durability. Now, clinicians and laboratory owners can easily access the most important studies from industry experts that document Lava Crowns & Bridges' performance. This collection, available free of charge in a convenient, pocket-edition booklet and online at, contains a summary of collected scientific publications and third-party endorsements relative to Lava Crowns & Bridges.

Producing high-strength, reliable restorations with excellent esthetics and an outstanding marginal fit, Lava Crowns & Bridges from 3M ESPE can be utilized for a wide range of crown and bridge applications for most anterior and posterior prosthetic requirements. The Lava all-ceramic system produces restorations that are fracture resistant and considered inert with respect to biocompatibility, providing one of the most durable all-ceramic restorations available today.

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