3M™ ESPE™ Lava™ Plus Zirconia

(High Translucent Zirconium Dioxide Ceramic, manufactured by 3M)

The comprehensive Lava™ Plus High Translucency Zirconia system allows natural, warm colors to shine from the inside of dental crowns and dental bridges. The unique formula of Lava™ Plus High Translucency Zirconia provides significantly higher translucency1– without compromising strength.

It is the only CAD/CAM zirconia system that matches the VITA® Classical A1-D4 shades, including the bleached shades. It is also the only available zirconia system that features direct conversion to the most common VITA SYSTEM 3D-MASTER® Shades.

Product characteristics
  • Outstanding esthetics with true colors and a plus in translucency
  • Beautifully durable
  • Incredibly strong and versatile
  • Available in 16 VITA classical tooth guide shades and 2 Bleach shades
Processing options
  • Veneering possible
  • Polishing possible2
  • Glazing possible2
  • Characterization possible
Attachment options
  • Adhesive cementation
  • Self-adhesive cementation
  • Conventional cementation

Recommended cement: RelyX Temp NE or RelyX™ Temp E for temporary cementation; RelyX™ Luting Plus Automix for permanent conventional cementation; RelyX™ Unicem 2 Automix or RelyX™ U200 for Permanent self-adhesive cementation.

1 Compared to other shaded zirconias
2 Glazing or polishing required for full contour restorations
3 Veneerable inlay and onlay

Available applications