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Dentistry and dental technology delivered with passion

About a thousand dentists and dental technicians from 47 countries attended the 3rd International Expert Symposium hosted by Ivoclar Vivadent in Spain's capital Madrid. Thirteen renowned opinion leaders from academic institutions, practices and laboratories provided insights into the latest advancements in the field of "Modern restorative dentistry: Technology and esthetics". 

01-Jul-2016 08:00:00 Esthetics Digital


IPS e.max Smile Award: download the Winner Book!

The winners of the IPS e.max Smile Award have now been revealed. On the eve of the 3rd International Expert Symposium hosted by Ivoclar Vivadent, the winners were announced and the awards were presented. The winning entries are summarized in a brochure, which is now available for downloading.

24-Jun-2016 08:00:00


Metal-ceramics continues to keep its innovative edge

At first glance, it seems that metal-free restorations are on the advance everywhere. Yet, if we look at the global picture, we can see that three out of four crowns are based on a metal framework. Even in the USA, where all-ceramic systems and CAD/CAM technologies have been on the rise for some time, around 50 percent of all restorations are made of metal-ceramics.

10-Jun-2016 08:00:00


Madrid: final countdown to the Symposium has begun

The preparations of the 3rd International Expert Symposium hosted by Ivoclar Vivadent are moving into the final phase. In only a few days’ time, on June 11, the IES will start. Thirteen renowned international speakers from all over the world will talk about their experiences with innovative direct and indirect restorations. The talks and presentations are based on state-of-the-art research and evidence. Dentists and dental technicians from all over the world will join the event.

03-Jun-2016 11:00:00


Skillful use of optical effects

IPS Style: Case report by a father-and-daughter team from Croatia, describing the fabrication of a metal-ceramic restoration with natural in-depth effect, vitality and brightness.

25-May-2016 08:00:00


Smile Award: Finalists selected

The finalists for the IPS e.max Smile Award 2016 have been selected. Nine teams have every right to see who will emerge as winner for the best IPS e.max project.

20-May-2016 08:00:00