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Mar
28
2014

Adhese Universal

Ivoclar Vivadent has launched Adhese Universal, a new single-component, light-cured universal adhesive for direct and indirect bonding procedures. Adhese Universal features compatibility with all etching techniques: self-etch, selective-enamel-etch and total-etch.

 
 
 
Mar
12
2014

Michael Hammer new Managing Director of Wieland Dental

Michael Hammer takes over the management of Wieland Dental in Pforzheim. He succeeds Torsten Schwafert, who left the company at the end of February.

 
 
 
Mar
06
2014

The 2013 business year

In the 2013 business year Ivoclar Vivadent increased its revenues by 14 per cent compared to the previous year.

 
 
 
Feb
21
2014

Ivoclar Vivadent settles its patent infringement suit against Talladium with patent license agreement

Ivoclar Vivadent announced that it will dismiss its patent infringement lawsuit against Talladium after signing a license agreement covering certain zirconia discs sold or made by Talladium. Ivoclar Vivadent considers its technology and patents very valuable and will remain resolute and active in asserting its patents.

 
 
 
Feb
20
2014

Ivoclar Vivadent files ITC complaint against Dentsply

Ivoclar Vivadent (“Ivoclar”), the innovator and manufacturer of IPS e.max products, announced today that it has filed a complaint with the U.S. International Trade Commission against Dentsply International and its affiliates.

 
 
 
Feb
18
2014

VivaStyle Paint On Plus

The innovative VivaStyle Paint On Plus varnish system from Ivoclar Vivadent offers a professional method for whitening teeth without having to use a tray.

 
 
 
Jan
24
2014

IPS e.max Clinical Guide

Ivoclar Vivadent has revised and complemented its IPS e.max Clinical Guide, which provides clear instructions for the optimal processing of IPS e.max materials in the dental practice.

 
 
 
Jan
23
2014

IPS e.max Scientific Report Vol. 2

The updated Scientific Report from Ivoclar Vivadent brings together the most important studies on the IPS e.max all-ceramic system that have been conducted in the course of the past twelve years.

 
 
 
Jan
23
2014

International Expert Symposium

Inspired by the success of the first International Expert Symposium held in Berlin in 2012, Ivoclar Vivadent will host the second symposium of this kind on 14 June 2014. This time, the event will take place in London.

 
 
 
Jan
16
2014

VivaStyle System

VivaStyle is the name of the advanced whitening system for vital and non-vital teeth from Ivoclar Vivadent. The system comprises a gel and a varnish preparation.

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Dec
06
2013

Survery results Fluor Protector S

From October 2012 to July 2013, dentists from different countries tested the new protective fluoride varnish Fluor Protector S from Ivoclar Vivadent. The respondents were satisfied with the properties and the easy handling of the protective varnish.

 
 
 
Dec
05
2013

Excellent rating for Multilink Automix

The independent US test institute The Dental Advisor tested Multilink Automix, the universal self-curing luting composite with light-curing option from Ivoclar Vivadent, over a period of three years and has now awarded the product the highest possible rating of Five Plus.

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Dec
02
2013

Telio CAD for Zenotec

With Telio CAD for Zenotec, Wieland Dental, a company of the Ivoclar Vivadent Group, presents cross-linked PMMA discs for the fabrication of temporary crowns and bridges, as well as implant-retained restorations. Temporaries fabricated of this material are biocompatible and plaque resistant. Moreover, they feature excellent polishability and true-to-nature gloss behaviour.

 
 
 
Nov
27
2013

High accolade for Robert Ganley

On 1 November 2013, Robert Ganley was inducted as Honorary Fellow into the International College of Dentists (ICD). The accolade was awarded in honour of Mr Ganley’s outstanding and meritorious service to the dental profession and community.

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Nov
19
2013

Support for the victims of the typhoon in the Philippines

Ivoclar Vivadent AG will donate 200,000 USD to support the people in the Philippines affected by Typhoon Haiyan with immediate relief measures.

 
 
 
Oct
31
2013

Ivoclar Vivadent Files Patent Suit Against Dentsply and DeguDent GmbH

Ivoclar Vivadent, makers of IPS e.max® products, announced today that they have filed a patent-infringement lawsuit in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware against Dentsply International Inc., Dentsply Prosthetics, and DeguDent GmbH.

 
 
 
Oct
29
2013

Robert Ganley new Honorary Director of the ACP Education Foundation

The American College of Prosthodontists recognized Ivoclar Vivadent AG CEO Robert Ganley as Honorary Director of the ACP Education Foundation.

 
 
 
Oct
28
2013

Settlement of patent suit against Sagemax

Today, Ivoclar Vivadent announced that it has settled its patent infringement lawsuit against Sagemax Bioceramics, Inc. after signing a license agreement.

 
 
 
Oct
09
2013

New subsidiary in Russia

Ivoclar Vivadent has founded a subsidiary in Russia, enhancing its presence in growing markets.

 
 
 
Sep
26
2013

Ivocerin Report

The new R&D Report from Ivoclar Vivadent focuses on the patented light initiator Ivocerin, which is a component of the sculptable bulk fill composite Tetric EvoCeram Bulk Fill. The Report demonstrates that Ivocerin allows a slightly higher composite opacity due to its high quantum yield. Therefore, a curing depth of 4 mm, esthetics and short curing times are now compatible.

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Sep
05
2013

Ivoclar Vivadent to introduce Wieland Dental

Ivoclar Vivadent’s passion to continue to introduce new products to the UK market is evident as they announce the acquisition of Wieland Dental. Successfully demonstrating Ivoclar Vivadent’s continual growth, the takeover will further strengthen their position in the field of all-ceramic product systems.

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Aug
30
2013

Programat furnaces P510 and P310

Ivoclar Vivadent proudly presents a new generation of Programat furnaces with the P510 and P310 models. Programat P510 features impressive infrared technology, whilst Programat P310 is characterized by its exceptional user friendliness.

 
 
 
Aug
30
2013

Programat CS2

The Programat CS2 is the new Ivoclar Vivadent furnace generation for dentists. With this furnace, crystallization and glaze firing of IPS e.max CAD restorations is easily and quickly accomplished. The modern user interface of the new furnace clearly stands out due to its user friendliness.

 
 
 
Jul
05
2013

Award for Tetric EvoCeram

After a clinical evaluation period of five years, the noted US-based dental test institute The Dental Advisor has given Tetric EvoCeram a top product rating of five out of a possible five points. Furthermore, the test institute selected the composite resin for the "Top Long Term Performer Composite 2013" award.

 
 
 
Jul
05
2013

Customer survey Cervitec Gel

German dentists are satisfied with the taste of the oral health care gel Cervitec Gel and would recommend it to their patients. These results have been gathered from a customer survey conducted by Ivoclar Vivadent.

 
 
 
Apr
22
2013

iF Packaging Design Award 2013

A variety of Ivoclar Vivadent products for direct restorations have received the iF Packaging Design Award 2013.

 
 
 
Apr
03
2013

Ground-breaking ceremony for new production plant

In the presence of state and local government officials, Ivoclar Vivadent officially broke ground today for a new production plant at its premises in Bürs, Austria. Due to the increase in production capacity, 30 additional jobs will be created. The investment amounts to around five million euros.

 
 
 
Mar
11
2013

The 2012 business year

Ivoclar Vivadent has completed the business year 2012 with a sales increase of 4%. The product segments of all-ceramics, equipment and luting materials were the main forces driving this growth.

 
 
 
Mar
11
2013

New product categories

Ivoclar Vivadent has divided its product portfolio into three major categories. This has been done with the aim of making it easier for dental professionals to find their way around the company’s product range. The categories have been created on the basis of the different treatment and working procedures in the dental office and laboratory.

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Mar
11
2013

BioUniversal KFG

BioUniversal KFG is a new universal alloy from Ivoclar Vivadent. The alloy is distinguished by a golden yellow hue and high-expansion characteristics. BioUniversal KFG is especially designed for the milling and telescopic crown technique.

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Mar
11
2013

IPS e.max CAD

Ivoclar Vivadent has complemented the range of indications of IPS e.max CAD, the innovative lithium disilicate glass-ceramic for CAD/CAM applications. The following three solutions are available for the digital workflow: Monolithic Solutions, Abutment Solutions and Veneering Solutions.

 
 
 
Mar
11
2013

Gingiva Solution

With Gingiva Solution, dental technicians can now benefit from a new overarching system for the design of prosthetic gingival reconstructions in removable and fixed restorations.

 
 
 
Feb
08
2013

Fluor Protector S

The new fluoride varnish system Fluor Protector S from Ivoclar Vivadent offers professional protection of teeth against hypersensitivity, caries and erosion.

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Jan
16
2013

Multilink Automix System

Ivoclar Vivadent introduces the next generation of the Multilink Automix System for the adhesive cementation technique. The range has been broadened to include a white shade, try-in pastes and the product Air Block Liquid Strip. The formula of the luting composite has been further enhanced to allow excess material to be even more easily removed. The strength of this clinically proven universal cementation system lies in its ability to generate high bonding values that ensure the long-lasting adhesion of the restoration to the tooth structure.

 
 
 
Jan
15
2013

Prof Dr Heinrich Kappert retired

After ten years as Sector Manager R&D Technologies at Ivoclar Vivadent, Prof Dr Heinrich Kappert retired in December 2012.

 
 
 
Jan
15
2013

Bluephase Style in two new colours

Bluephase Style is a compact high-performance LED curing light. Due to its ergonomic, well-balanced and lightweight design, hands and arms of practitioners are less strained. To make it even more attractive for men and women, Ivoclar Vivadent now offers the light with two new colour elements: blue and pink.

 
 
 
Jan
14
2013

OptraSculpt Pad

OptraSculpt Pad is a new modelling instrument from Ivoclar Vivadent with foam pad attachments designed for the non-stick adaptation of composite materials. This instrument allows composite filling materials to be shaped without leaving unwanted marks. Smooth and even restoration surfaces can be achieved with ease. Reference scales on the instrument handle assist in the creation of the desired esthetic results.

 
 
 
Nov
21
2012

Acquisition of Wieland Dental

With the acquisition of Wieland Dental, Ivoclar Vivadent strengthens its position in the field of all-ceramics. Ivoclar Vivadent, headquartered in Schaan, Liechtenstein, announced the acquisition of Wieland Dental today. The acquisition is planned to be completed in the fourth quarter of 2012.

 
 
 
Oct
01
2012

International Expert Symposium by Ivoclar Vivadent

Ivoclar Vivadent hosted a prestigious professional education event in Berlin on 15 September 2012: At the International Expert Symposium, fourteen world renowned specialists discussed the topical theme of “All-Ceramics meets Implant Esthetics”.

 
 
 
Aug
22
2012

Ivoclar Vivadent Sponsors BDTA 'Tech Zone'

Tech Zone is taking place on Saturday October 6, and has been specifically developed by the BDTA to offer dental technicians an opportunity to discover what’s new in the fast moving world of dental technology.

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Jul
10
2012

Tetric EvoFlow

Tetric EvoFlow, the flowable composite from Ivoclar Vivadent, is now available in the ergonomic Luer-Lock syringe. The 0.9-mm metal tip and three additional shades are also new. The consistency has remained unchanged.

 
 
 
Jun
29
2012

Happy 1st Birthday ICDE

Ivoclar Vivadent ended June with a spectacular event as they celebrated the International Centre of Dental Education’s (ICDE) 1st birthday with over 150 dental professionals at their impressive headquarters in Leicester.

 
 
 
Jun
05
2012

New Chief Financial Officer

Today, Ivoclar Vivadent has announced that, effective 4 June 2012, Franz Berger has been appointed as the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Member of the Corporate Management of the Ivoclar Vivadent Group.

 
 
 
May
31
2012

Educate, innovate, motivate

The dental team are facing new challenges daily, from bureaucracy and regulation, to managing the patient’s expectation, to consequently striving to stay in touch with the latest techniques and product developments.

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May
16
2012

Design awards for Bluephase Style

Ivoclar Vivadent has received two internationally renowned design awards for its Bluephase Style LED curing light: the “red dot design award“ and the “iF product design award”.

 
 
 
May
15
2012

International Expert Symposium

Under the heading “All-Ceramics meets Implant Esthetics”, Ivoclar Vivadent will hold an International Expert Symposium in Berlin on Saturday, 15 September 2012. The symposium is aimed at dentists and dental technicians.

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May
01
2012

IvoBase System

Ivoclar Vivadent is presenting a new denture base system called IvoBase. This new system enables dental technicians to create tissue-friendly dentures using a high-precision, fully automated working procedure.

 
 
 
May
01
2012

SR Nexco Paste

SR Nexco Paste, the new, purely light-curing lab composite from Ivoclar Vivadent, embodies esthetics, shade tolerance and versatility. The composite contains micro-opal fillers, which provide for natural-looking opalescence and translucency.

 
 
 
May
01
2012

SR Phonares II

Ivoclar Vivadent has extended its universal highly esthetic SR Phonares II tooth line to include new lower anterior moulds, using the most advanced material technology. In addition, SR Phonares II is now available in 20 lifelike shades.

 
 
 
Apr
05
2012

The 2011 business year

Ivoclar Vivadent completed the year 2011 with very good sales in global market regions and key product categories. However, the appreciation of the Swiss franc weakened the positive result, leading to a sales drop of 4%.

 
 
 
Mar
08
2012

Website for mobile phone or tablet PC

The Ivoclar Vivadent website has been optimized to feature a format compatible with mobile phones and tablet PCs. Users can now access the content of the website much more easily and conveniently while on the road.

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Feb
29
2012

Scientific Report IPS e.max

The new Scientific Report from Ivoclar Vivadent for the first time brings together the most important studies on IPS e.max that have been conducted in the course of the past ten years. More than 20 clinical in-vivo as well as further in-vitro studies have been compiled and are presented in a clearly structured manner. They attest to the successful performance and reliability of the IPS e.max system.

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Feb
28
2012

Best of the Best - IPS e.max

On the 27th February 2012, The Times newspaper explored the latest technological and treatment advances being pioneered in cosmetic dentistry today in their ‘Best of the Best’ segment. They also selected the top eight ‘cutting edge dental advances in 2012’. In this article they crowned IPS e.max, Ivoclar Vivadent’s all-ceramic system - ‘The Super Natural Veneer’. Dental professionals have described the IPS e.max system as both durable and aesthetically excellent branding it a ‘new breed’ of porcelain veneers.

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Jan
23
2012

Inaugural Live Patient Case at the ICDE - Leicester

The ICDE, Leicester hosted its first educational live patient case. Key opinion leader and Vice-president of The British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Dr Julian Caplan introduced a group of 30 dentists to CEREC: Anterior Aesthetics, demonstrating the clinical steps, and refinements involved in producing the most accurate all-ceramic restorations possible from digital impressions to the seating of a ten unit anterior veneer case all in one day

 
 
 
Sep
07
2011

Bluephase Style

Ivoclar Vivadent presents the smaller and handier version of the tried-and-tested Bluephase curing light: Bluephase style. Given the light’s ergonomic shape and its low weight, Bluephase style suits the hands of men and women.

 
 
 
Jul
01
2011

Strength, Control & Aesthetics

Ivoclar Vivadent has just completed the last in a series of meetings exploring the techniques of advanced all-ceramic restorations. More than 100 delegates attended each meeting – all of whom returned home with valuable information.

 
 
 
Jun
28
2011

Ivoclar Vivadent Launches UK ICDE

Mr Robert Ganley, CEO of Ivoclar Vivadent AG, officially opened the UK ICDE enabling Ivoclar Vivadent UK to provide clinical and technical support to dental professionals allowing them to excel within their roles.

 
 
 
May
01
2011

Smile Idol Winner 2010

In 2010 Ivoclar Vivadent set out to find their Smile Idol 2010. They were looking for a clinician and technician who took a teamwork approach using either IPS e.max or EmpressSystem (direct/indirect) to produce high quality aesthetic restorations.

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Mar
21
2011

The 2010 business year

Ivoclar Vivadent looks back on a highly successful business year 2010. The company achieved double-digit growth in all markets in which it operates. All-ceramics was again the most important growth driver.

 
 
 
Mar
21
2011

IPS e.max Press Abutment Solutions

Implant-retained hybrid restorations can now be produced in the press technology – thanks to IPS e.max Press Abutment Solutions from Ivoclar Vivadent. Two different solutions involving lithium disilicate glass-ceramics in conjunction with a titanium base are available to users.

 
 
 
Mar
21
2011

Programat EP 5000 and EP 3000

Ivoclar Vivadent has equipped its press and ceramic furnaces Programat EP 5000 and EP 3000 with a series of new technological features and functions. This includes Power Saving Technology, Thermo Shock Protection and Cooling Shock Protection. At the same time, the EP 5000 has been fitted with an optimized user interface and the EP 3000 with a new keypad design.

 
 
 
Mar
21
2011

Ivoclean

Ivoclean from Ivoclar Vivadent effectively cleans the bonding surfaces of prosthetic restorations after intraoral try-in. The paste is easy to use and can be universally applied.

 
 
 
Mar
21
2011

Cementation Navigation System

The Cementation Navigation System, a new multimedia application from Ivoclar Vivadent, offers dentists practical orientation and guidance in the selection of the best luting material for each case.

 
 
 
Mar
21
2011

Tetric EvoCeram Bulk Fill

Tetric EvoCeram Bulk Fill is the new composite for the direct restoration of posterior teeth. This material enables cavities to be filled with increments of up to 4 mm.

 
 
 
Mar
21
2011

Helioseal F and Helioseal Clear

Ivoclar Vivadent has further developed the design of the syringes in which the fissure sealants Helioseal F and Helioseal Clear are supplied. Due to the new syringes, these products are easier to dispense and apply.

 
 
 
Mar
21
2011

Proxyt

The new Proxyt pastes clean even more effectively and gently, due to their advanced formula. The pastes are designed for professional, needs-oriented cleaning and polishing of teeth, restorations and implant-supported dentures.

 
 
 
Mar
21
2011

Callisto Implant 33 and Colado NC

Ivoclar Vivadent expands its alloy range with two new alloys: Callisto Implant 33 and Colado NC. The alloy Callisto Implant 33 enables dental technicians to fabricate high-strength, cost-efficient frameworks. Colado NC is an economically attractive alloy which offers easy and convenient processing.

 
 
 
Mar
21
2011

Partnership program

The trend towards CAD/CAM applications for digital dental technology products is still going very strong. Ivoclar Vivadent therefore expands its partnership program to include national and international milling centres for digital dental solutions.

 
 
 
Feb
24
2011

Tetric EvoCeram

Tetric EvoCeram, the light-curing, universal nano-hybrid composite from Ivoclar Vivadent, has undergone a comprehensive redesign. Furthermore, Tetric EvoCeram is available in three new shades. The clinically proven composite impresses users with its well-balanced composite technology.

 
 
 
Feb
07
2011

Ivoclar Vivadent at IDS 2011

The innovations which Ivoclar Vivadent will present at IDS 2011 will focus on the competence areas all-ceramics, direct restoratives and implant prosthetics. The IPS e.max system has been further developed, and the company will introduce a new ingot for the press technique and launch new materials for chairside procedures as well as a multimedia tool for cementation applications.

 
 
 
Jan
10
2010

Ivoclar Vivadent UK introduces a new web look

The new Ivoclar Vivadent UK website is designed to be user-friendly and easy to navigate. The completely new user interface and the optimized search function make it easier to ...

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Aug
31
2010

IPS e.max Press Impulse

Ivoclar Vivadent’s IPS e.max Press ingots are now also available as Impulse ingots. They are offered in three different brightness values and two opalescent shades - and are used in the fabrication of partial crowns, single crowns as well as bridges.

 
 
 
Aug
31
2010

IPS e.max CAD-on technique

What makes the new CAD/CAM-based processing technique IPS e.max CAD-on so special is that it involves a combination of the materials lithium disilicate and zirconium oxide. The lithium disilicate glass-ceramic IPS e.max CAD stands for high strength and esthetics. restorations.

 
 
 
Aug
18
2010

IPS InLine One

IPS InLine One is a modern one-layer metal-ceramic for quick and efficient layering on the most popular ceramic alloys. With the IPS InLine One one-layer metal-ceramic from Ivoclar Vivadent, dental technicians can achieve their layering in one single working step. This offers a wealth of advantages: The time-savings are considerable and the material consumption is clearly reduced.

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Aug
10
2010

Cervitec Liquid

The ready-for-use, antibacterial mouth rinse Cervitec Liquid from Ivoclar Vivadent allows bacteria to be controlled effectively: It contains 0.1% chlorhexidine, xylitol and essential oil. Furthermore, Cervitec Liquid is alcohol-free and therefore suitable for sensitive patients who need to avoid alcohol because of age-related, cultural, religious or medical reasons. One of Cervitec Liquid’s distinctive features is its pleasant taste, which promotes patient compliance.

 
 
 
Jun
11
2010

IPS Empress Direct Flow

IPS Empress Direct Flow is the flowable variant of the Effect materials, which form part of the IPS Empress Direct range of light-curing nano-hybrid composites from Ivoclar Vivadent. Both consistencies are based on the same tried-and-tested chemistry. With the three new IPS Empress Direct Flow materials, the desired esthetic effects can be created with high precision when anterior teeth are restored.

 
 
 
Jun
11
2010

Telio CS Inlay and Telio CS Onlay

Telio CS Inlay and Telio CS Onlay from Ivoclar Vivadent are light-cured single-component materials which allow dentists to temporize both Class I and II cavities – without having to additionally use a temporary cement.

 
 
 
Apr
29
2010

OptraPol “Next Generation”

Ivoclar Vivadent is introducing OptraPol “Next Generation”, an advanced diamond polishing system that offers significantly improved polishing properties. It is suitable for finishing and polishing all popular composite restoratives in just one step.

 
 
 
Apr
27
2010

Fluor Protector in VivAmpoules

VivAmpoule is the name of the new delivery form from Ivoclar Vivadent, which has been developed for the clinically proven Fluor Protector fluoride varnish. The innovative “snap-off” feature of VivAmpoule enables the ampoule to be opened with ease. VivAmpoule is comfortable to hold and stands upright by itself.

 
 
 
Apr
20
2010

Fluor Protector Gel

The new Fluor Protector Gel from Ivoclar Vivadent allows teeth to be treated intensively, yet gently: The formula of “calcium plus fluoride plus phosphate” is responsible for its protective action. These components protect the teeth and repair and strengthen damaged tooth enamel.

 
 
 
Apr
01
2010

The 2009 business year

Although the business year 2009 was significantly impacted by the global recession Ivoclar Vivadent achieved market growth in its leading innovative product categories while experiencing some sales declines in traditional product areas.

 
 
 
Mar
31
2010

The i-Kids range

With the i-Kids range, Ivoclar Vivadent is committed to fulfilling the special dental treatment needs of young people. i-Kids comprises quality products and services that allow dental professionals to effectively and efficiently implement treatment strategies in children and adolescents.

 
 
 
Mar
31
2010

The i-Kids Kit

Ivoclar Vivadent presents its new i-Kids Kit comprising selected products for the dental treatment needs of children and adolescents. The i-Kids Kit contains products that cover the fields of prevention, restoration and professional care. These products facilitate the treatment of children and adolescents of different age groups.

 
 
 
Mar
15
2010

Telio: the system for temporary restorations

So far, dentists and dental technicians have been using a wide range of different products for the fabrication of temporary restorations. Ivoclar Vivadent has devised the Telio system, a product solution for temporary restorations that offers users coordinated products and equally meets the requirements of dentists, CAD/CAM users and dental technicians.

 
 
 
Jan
08
2010

ExciTE F and ExciTE F DSC

ExciTE F and ExciTE F DSC are fluoride-releasing total etch adhesives from Ivoclar Vivadent. The choice of the product to use depends on whether or not the curing light will be able to cure the adhesive. In addition to being supplied in bottles and single-dose vessels, ExciTE F is now also available in the new VivaPen delivery form.