IPS e.max®

  • Single or multiple-unit esthetic cases
  • Up to 3-unit bridge, including 1st molars
  • Short prep requiring a bonded restoration
  • Patient with very translucent teeth
  • Especially bleach shades
  • All veneer cases
  • Patient with high esthetic demands

Porcelain Fused to Zirconia (PFZ)

  • Single-unit crown
  • Multi-unit bridge
  • Dark stump shade
  • Metal post
  • Combination case (excludes attachments)
    • anterior
    • posterior
  • Patient with high aesthetic demands

SCULPTURE Full-Countour Zirconia

  • Bruxism
  • Crown
  • Bridge of any size
  • Anterior
    • except when translucency is of primary concern
  • Posterior
  • In/lay or on/lay
  • Chamfer or shoulder margin
    • feather margins are OK as long as there is not an undercut or any parallel axial walls which would require a slight taper in preparation


IPS e.max®

  • Splint
  • 4-unit bridge or larger
  • Stump shade
    • two or more shades darker than final restoration
    • metal post

Porcelain Fused to Zirconia (PFZ)

  • Attachment case
  • Case with limited clearance
    • less than 1mm
  • Case that requires bonding
    • veneer
  • Patent with a habit of bruxing
  • Patient who has broken a PFM crown in the past

SCULPTURE Full-Contour Zirconia

  • Attachment case
  • Short clinical prep