One for all: The new IPS Ivocolor stains
Schaan, Liechtenstein - 22 October 2015
Universal assortment of stains and glazes for IPS ceramic materials
IPS Ivocolor, the new range of stains and glazes, can be used in conjunction with the IPS ceramics and Wieland Zenostar. From now on, dental technicians will only need one assortment for the individualized characterization of lab-fabricated restorations.
Ivoclar Vivadent AG offers various ceramic systems. Until recently every system came with its own range of characterization materials. The stains and glazes of the different systems were not compatible with each other. Now, the newly developed IPS Ivocolor range of materials combines the proven properties of the IPS stains systems and innovative further developments in a single assortment. This increases the effectiveness, enhances the economic efficiency in the laboratory and leads to restorations of a consistently high quality.
Esthetic, effective, economically efficient
The new system offers numerous favourable application properties. Dental technicians can now enjoy individual freedom during characterization due to the combination of selected shades. The new low-fusing glass composition enables firing temperatures of 710°C and higher and produces lifelike restorations with a high gloss without any grey or white discolouration after only one glaze firing. IPS Ivocolor is suitable for high- and low-fusing IPS ceramic materials and permits highly esthetic results to be achieved irrespective of the coefficient of thermal expansion (CTE) of the processed ceramic. Hence, dental technicians need only a single system from now on for the individualization of press, CAD or layering ceramics or the Wieland Zenostar zirconium oxide material.
Shade, Essence and Glaze
The system consists of Shade materials for shading the restorations in accordance with the A-D shade guide and Essence materials that are mixed with liquids to produce Effect stains. Furthermore, there are glaze materials in powder and paste form - with or without fluorescence. The Shades and Essences also contain fluorescent particles. The delivery forms include a Starter Kit as well as complete Shade and Essence Kits.
Ivocolor® is a registered trademark of Ivoclar Vivadent AG.
Zenostar® is a registered trademark of Wieland Dental + Technik GmbH.