IPS e.max CAD Monolithic Solutions

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Versatile application

IPS e.max CAD Monolithic Solutions streamlines the fabrication of full-contour restorations that demonstrate high strength, durability and proven clinical properties. A wide variety of restorations can be produced with these materials – from thin veneers to three-unit bridges. High esthetic standards are fulfilled due to the four different levels of translucency of the A-D shades and the special Bleach and Impulse shades.

For efficient processing, IPS e.max CAD crowns are completed by polishing. Optionally, restorations are characterized with the versatile IPS Ivocolor staining and glazing system or the highly esthetic IPS e.max Ceram veneering ceramic

IPS e.max CAD HT
HT Blocks are supplied in 16 A–D and 4 Bleach BL shades. Due to their high translucency – similar to that of natural enamel – these blocks are suitable for producing small restorations (e.g. inlays). Their lifelike "chameleon effect" allows these restorations to adapt seamlessly to the natural tooth structure. The restorations are efficiently customized with the staining technique.

IPS e.max CAD MT
The MT blocks are provided in the following shades: A1, A2, A3, B1, BL2, BL3 and BL4. These medium-translucency blocks are used in cases where a brighter material than HT and a more translucent material than LT is needed. Restorations made of the MT blocks are ideal for the staining and cut-back techniques.

IPS e.max CAD LT
The LT blocks are available in 16 A–D and 4 Bleach BL shades. Their low translucency – similar to that of natural dentin – renders these blocks suitable for creating large restorations (e.g. posterior crowns). The material exhibits true-to-nature brightness and chroma, which prevents greying of the restorations. The esthetic appearance of the restorations is maximized by the cut-back technique.

IPS e.max CAD MO
The MO blocks are available in five group shades (MO 0, MO 1, MO 2, MO 3, MO 4). Given their opacity, these blocks are intended for the fabrication of substructures that are placed on vital or slightly discoloured prepared teeth. They form an excellent base for natural-looking restorations completed with the layering technique.

IPS e.max CAD Impulse
The Impulse blocks are available in two different levels of opalescence (Opal 1, Opal 2). The restorations produced with these blocks have exceptionally opalescent properties. Therefore, this material is ideal for producing thin veneers for light teeth, which require an opalescent effect.


  • Unique material structure and high flexural strength (530 MPa*) for maximum dependability
  • Excellent esthetics and optional customization
  • Comprehensive range of shades and translucency levels for an excellent shade match
  • Extensive clinical evidence (from long-term scientific studies)
  • Clinically proven and versatile cementation options

Types of restorations

  • Thin veneers (0.4 mm), veneers
  • Occlusal veneers
  • Inlays/onlays, partial crowns
  • Minimally invasive crowns (≥ 1 mm)
  • Crowns
  • Three-unit bridges (up to the second premolar as the terminal abutment)
  • Hybrid abutment and hybrid abutment crowns

*Average biaxial flexural strength, over a period of 10 years. R&D Ivoclar Vivadent, Schaan, Liechtenstein