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Aug
28
2017

IPS Empress Direct

Highly esthetic restorations may pose a challenge to even the most experienced dentist. The clinically proven composite IPS Empress Direct offers an intuitive application method with a wide selection of shades. Its handling characteristics have now been further enhanced.

 
Jul
14
2017

Ivoclar Vivadent acquires Kapanu AG

Ivoclar Vivadent AG (Liechtenstein) has acquired the Swiss start-up company Kapanu AG. Both companies intend to work together on the development of innovative dental applications.

 
Jun
13
2017

Tetric Evo-Line: one solution for all cavity classes

With the new Tetric Evo-Line system kits, all four types of composites are available in a single kit for the first time. An additional insert assists in selecting the best material to use.

Tetric Evo-Line
 
May
15
2017

Protective varnish Cervitec F saves time

In a recent survey, dentists and their teams were asked to test and comment on the new protective varnish Cervitec F. A total of 279 questionnaires were received from the surveyees and evaluated. The results show that Cervitec F is well liked.

 
Apr
12
2017

OptraSculpt Next Generation

Ivoclar Vivadent completes the well proven OptraSculpt product line. The new modelling instrument, OptraSculpt Next Generation, is an innovative instrument now available for the posterior tooth region.

 
Apr
03
2017

Forty years of faithful operation

At IDS in Cologne, the company announced the winners of the 40 Years Programat contest. The first prize went to Lutz Brinkmann from Germany. He bought a P1 in 1976 and the furnace has been operational ever since.

 
Mar
20
2017

Ivoclar Digital

Ivoclar Digital is the new category brand from Ivoclar Vivadent. This new brand comprises a comprehensive portfolio of CAD/CAM products for both dental laboratories and dental practices including materials, milling machines and support services.

 
Mar
20
2017

PrograMill

Ivoclar Vivadent is introducing four new milling machines which, together with the the innovative materials and coordinated processess offered by the new Ivoclar Digital product portfolio, fulfil the exacting standards of modern dental laboratory and clinical technology.

 
Mar
20
2017

IPS e.max ZirCAD

IPS e.max is the flagship all-ceramic system from Ivoclar Vivadent. Now the range will be extended to include zirconium oxide discs and blocks for the fabrication of natural looking restorations with optimized properties.

 
Mar
20
2017

Digital Denture

Users can now avail themselves of a quick and reliable digital method to create monolithic dentures that are both esthetic and of high quality. Two material discs are at the heart of the process.

 
Mar
20
2017

Viteo Base

Viteo Base is the first titanium base that focuses on the requirements of the restorative material. The base is especially suited for materials processed with CAD/CAM and press technology such as IPS e.max and Telio CAD.

 
Mar
20
2017

Programat

Ivoclar Vivadent is extending the capabilities of its Programat furnaces to include even more application possibilities and to make them even easier to operate. In addition, the company is launching a new multi-function furnace for dental practices.

 
Mar
20
2017

Bluephase Style 20i

Bluephase Style 20i is a cordless high-performance curing light that combines maximum light output with extremely short curing times.

 
Mar
20
2017

SR Vivodent S DCL tooth line

Nature creates the most beautiful shapes and shades and these have guided the design of the new anterior moulds SR Vivodent S DCL. Esthetically and prosthetically optimized, these moulds are designed to meet the individual requirements of today's and tomorrow's patients.

 
Mar
20
2017

The 2016 Business Year

Ivoclar Vivadent has completed the 2016 business year with sales revenues of CHF 775 million. Sales increased by 2.1% over the previous year. Expressed in local currencies, growth was 0.6%.

 
Feb
20
2017

Cervitec Gel - optimized formula for enhanced care

The optimized Cervitec Gel contains chlorhexidine, fluoride, xylitol and provitamin D-panthenol. The oral care gel from Ivoclar Vivadent helps to keep teeth, gums, peri-implant tissue and the oral mucous membrane in good health.

 
Feb
01
2017

Ivoclar Digital – Consolidated digital expertise

Ivoclar Digital is the name of a strong and focused new brand developed by Ivoclar Vivadent. It provides dentists and dental technicians with state-of-the-art professional expertise throughout the entire digital process chain. The concept behind the brand will be presented at IDS 2017.

 
Jan
16
2017

IPS e.max 500 MPa

Average biaxial flexural strength of 500 MPa is beneficial to dentists, dental technicians and patients

IPS e.max 500MPa en
 
Dec
12
2016

A Lively Platform with Practical Tips for Dentists

The new Dentist Blog from Ivoclar Vivadent offers a lively platform with exciting and helpful information on topics, which are of interest to dentists in their work.

 
Dec
12
2016

A Lively Platform with Tips for the Dental Laboratory

The new Dental Technician Blog from Ivoclar Vivadent offers a lively platform with exciting and helpful information on topics which are of interest to dental technicians in their work.

 
Dec
05
2016

Digital Press Design - Wax Tree

The function “Wax Tree” combines modern 3D printing technology with the well proven press technology. Using this method, IPS e.max press restorations can be easily and economically produced.

Digital Press Design WaxTree
 
Nov
24
2016

Variolink Esthetic: customers are highly satisfied

A survey conducted in three European countries and in the US found that Variolink Esthetic users are highly satisfied with this luting composite. They particularly like the product's esthetic and adhesive properties and its ease of handling.

Variolink Esthetic
 
Oct
20
2016

Zenostar: Now even greater esthetics and efficiency

The pre-shaded Zenostar MT discs in shades of MT 1 to 4 are suitable for the efficient production of zirconium oxide restorations. Shade infiltration and pre-drying is not required. This saves valuable time.

 
Oct
10
2016

Programat: One step ahead for the past 40 years

The Programat brand of furnaces turns 40. Ivoclar Vivadent introduced the very first furnace with this name at the International Dental Show (IDS) in 1977. Prior to the launch, the unit was extensively tested on the market.

 
Sep
02
2016

IPS e.max Ceram Selection: new Enamel and Effect powders

The new IPS e.max Ceram Selection range comprises special Enamel and Effect powders that are characterised by their vibrant colours and exceptional light-optical properties.

IPS e.max Ceram Selection
 
Sep
01
2016

Adhesive Universal with integrated desensitisation

Adhese Universal is a single component light-cured adhesive for direct and indirect bonding procedures. Adhese Universal is compatible with all etching techniques. An integrated desensitising effect prevents fluid movement in the dentin tubules and thus minimises the risk of postoperative sensitivity.

 
Aug
18
2016

Dentistry’s 10 Most Influential People

Robert Ganley, CEO of Ivoclar Vivadent AG, was being named among dental technology’s 10 most influential people. Aegis Communications, publishers of Inside Dental Technology (USA), announced the findings of a recent readership nomination poll in the August 2016 issue.

 
Jun
07
2016

Ivoclar Vivadent and Procter & Gamble announce distribution partnership

We are pleased to announce that Ivoclar Vivadent Australia and Procter & Gamble have entered into a strategic partnership which will see Ivoclar Vivadent distribute Oral-B® branded oral care products to dental professionals in Australia.

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Jan
25
2016

Stratos

The name Stratos stands for precision articulators that offer convincing quality and ergonomic design. Ivoclar Vivadent supplies a range of equipment that is closely tailored to the needs of the customers. New accessories now provide additional scope for individualization.

 
Sep
01
2015

Discover the world of dental ceramics

A blog and launch broadcast deliver answers to questions about dental ceramics which concern dental laboratories today. Ivoclar Vivadent has established a new interactive online platform, whose contents address the challenges currently facing dental laboratories. In our ...

 
Jun
08
2015

New Chief Production Officer at Ivoclar Vivadent

Markus Heinz assumes position as head of the company’s worldwide production. Markus Heinz is the new Chief Production Officer of the Ivoclar Vivadent Group. He succeeds Wolfgang Vogrin, Dipl. Ing., from 1 July 2015, who will retire. Vogrin has headed up the ...

 
Apr
14
2015

Reliable adhesion due to high technique tolerance

Scientifically proven: Adhese Universal produces reliable high bond strength on wet and dry dentin.   The clinical success of an adhesive often depends on the technique of the clinician. Total-etch adhesives generally require a "wet bonding" technique. Here ...

 
Jan
29
2015

Discover a World of Innovations

Ivoclar Vivadent to show a strong trade show presence at IDS in Cologne with its latest innovations. Discover a world of innovations! This is the motto under which Ivoclar Vivadent would like to invite all visitors of the International Dental Show (IDS) to an exciting and informative tour ...

 
Nov
12
2014

One machine for dry milling and wet grinding

Zenotec select hybrid combines versatility with high precision and process reliability. The innovative Zenotec select hybrid is a state-of-the-art five-axis machining system that is capable of wet grinding and dry milling dental materials. The system is available in two versions ...

 
Nov
05
2014

Ivoclar Vivadent reaches settlement agreement with Dentsply ending patent dispute

Since October of last year, Ivoclar Vivadent has been engaged in patent infringement litigation in the United States and Germany against Dentsply International Inc., Dentsply Prosthetics U.S. LLC, and Degudent GmbH (“Dentsply”). These lawsuits filed by Ivoclar Vivadent sought to stop the ...

 
Oct
10
2014

10 years of evolution in composites

Tetric EvoCeram: more than 100 million restorations document success Tetric EvoCeram was introduced as a universal anterior and posterior composite 10 years ago. Since then, more than 100 million restorations have been successfully placed with Tetric Evo products all over the world. ...

 
Oct
03
2014

Zenostar system shines in new splendor

Extended portfolio, optimized processing properties and enhanced coordination with Ivoclar Vivadent products provide added benefits for customers. Zenostar is the zirconium oxide system from Wieland Dental. With its versatile range of indications for single-tooth ...

 
Oct
02
2014

Esthetic cementation made simple

Ivoclar Vivadent introduces the new luting composite Variolink Esthetic to the market. The new luting composite Variolink Esthetic is an esthetic light- and dual-curing composite material for the permanent cementation of demanding ceramic and composite restorations. The material ...

 
Oct
01
2014

IPS e.max Press Multi: First-ever polychromatic ingot for the press technique

IPS e.max Press Multi: First-ever polychromatic ingot for the press technique An innovative, new ingot now allows highly esthetic restorations showing a lifelike shade progression to be fabricated in a single press sequence. IPS e.max Press Multi is the first polychromatic ...

 
Sep
22
2017

Functional, Innovative and Elegant Design

The Bluephase Style polymerization light wins the bronze award The Bluephase Style curing light from Ivoclar Vivadent won the bronze medal at one of the most prestigious design competitions in the medical technology industry. With the bronze award of the esteemed "Medical ...

 
Jul
02
2014

Reference publication celebrates its 10-year anniversary

In time for the company’s international symposium in London, Ivoclar Vivadent published the new issue of the renowned specialist magazine Reflect, 2/2014. For the last ten years, Reflect has offered dental professionals throughout the world a platform for debate and exchange.

Reflect
 
Jun
25
2014

Monolithic Restoration Concepts

Ivoclar Vivadent hosts 2nd International Expert Symposium in London Endorsed by the King’s College London Dental Institute, Ivoclar Vivadent hosted the International Expert Symposium ‘The Quality of Esthetics’ in London. World-renowned specialists discussed ...

 
May
16
2014

Ivoclar Vivadent executes Patent License Agreement with Henry Schein

On May 15, 2014 Ivoclar Vivadent announced that it has recently licensed several of its patents to Henry Schein, Inc. The royalty-bearing license agreement enables Henry Schein to use the rights ...

 
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.

 
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
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
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.

VivaStyle
 
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.

Multilink Automix System
 
Dec
06
2013

Survey 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
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
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
01
2013

Ivoclar Vivadent to Donate a Portion of Bluephase® Style Sales to Breast Cancer Research

Ivoclar Vivadent to Donate a Portion of Bluephase® Style Sales to Breast Cancer Research Pink Curing Lights to be Highlighted at ADA Annual Session Amherst, ...

BLUEPHASE PINK
 
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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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.

 
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

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.

 
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
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.

 
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.

Fluor Protector S
 
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.

 
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
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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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
27
2012

Callisto 84 and Callisto 86

Ivoclar Vivadent launches two new high-gold ceramic alloys: Callisto 84 and Callisto 86. These alloys exhibit a warm, golden colour. Due to their particular metal composition, they are available at an attractive price.

 
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.

Mobile compatible website
 
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.

IPS e max Scientific Report_english
 
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.

 
Jul
01
2011

New Member of Corporate Management

Today, Ivoclar Vivadent has announced a new addition to the Corporate Management Team. With the promotion of Christian Brutzer to Global Region Head Asia/Pacific and his appointment to the Corporate Management Team, the foundation has been laid for the further development of the Asia/Pacific market.

 
Jun
16
2011

Business year 2010 Asia/Pacific

Ivoclar Vivadent has performed very successfully in the Asia/Pacific region in the 2010 business year. To continue its successful market development in this region, the company has strengthened its regional presence and has invested into expanding its product portfolio.

 
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.

 
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.

 
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

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

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

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.

 
Nov
18
2010

Study Cervitec Plus

The chlorhexidine varnish Cervitec Plus from Ivoclar Vivadent lives up to the “plus” in its name. Cervitec Plus is more effective than its predecessor Cervitec. This finding comes from a joint clinical study between the Central County Hospital of Halmstad, Sweden, and the University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

Cervitec Liquid Diagramm englisch
 
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.

IPS InLine One
 
Oct
08
2010

Cervitec Liquid

Keeping bacteria in check The alcohol-free mouth rinse Cervitec Liquid from Ivoclar Vivadent inhibits the growth of bacteria and tastes good too

 
28. Aug 2017

IPS Empress Direct

Highly esthetic restorations may pose a challenge to even the most experienced dentist. The clinically proven composite IPS Empress Direct offers an intuitive application method with a wide selection of shades. Its handling characteristics have now been further enhanced.

 
14. Jul 2017

Ivoclar Vivadent acquires Kapanu AG

Ivoclar Vivadent AG (Liechtenstein) has acquired the Swiss start-up company Kapanu AG. Both companies intend to work together on the development of innovative dental applications.

 
13. Jun 2017

Tetric Evo-Line: one solution for all cavity classes

With the new Tetric Evo-Line system kits, all four types of composites are available in a single kit for the first time. An additional insert assists in selecting the best material to use.

Tetric Evo-Line
 
15. May 2017

Protective varnish Cervitec F saves time

In a recent survey, dentists and their teams were asked to test and comment on the new protective varnish Cervitec F. A total of 279 questionnaires were received from the surveyees and evaluated. The results show that Cervitec F is well liked.

 
12. Apr 2017

OptraSculpt Next Generation

Ivoclar Vivadent completes the well proven OptraSculpt product line. The new modelling instrument, OptraSculpt Next Generation, is an innovative instrument now available for the posterior tooth region.

 
03. Apr 2017

Forty years of faithful operation

At IDS in Cologne, the company announced the winners of the 40 Years Programat contest. The first prize went to Lutz Brinkmann from Germany. He bought a P1 in 1976 and the furnace has been operational ever since.

 
20. Mar 2017

Ivoclar Digital

Ivoclar Digital is the new category brand from Ivoclar Vivadent. This new brand comprises a comprehensive portfolio of CAD/CAM products for both dental laboratories and dental practices including materials, milling machines and support services.

 
20. Mar 2017

PrograMill

Ivoclar Vivadent is introducing four new milling machines which, together with the the innovative materials and coordinated processess offered by the new Ivoclar Digital product portfolio, fulfil the exacting standards of modern dental laboratory and clinical technology.

 
20. Mar 2017

IPS e.max ZirCAD

IPS e.max is the flagship all-ceramic system from Ivoclar Vivadent. Now the range will be extended to include zirconium oxide discs and blocks for the fabrication of natural looking restorations with optimized properties.

 
20. Mar 2017

Digital Denture

Users can now avail themselves of a quick and reliable digital method to create monolithic dentures that are both esthetic and of high quality. Two material discs are at the heart of the process.

 
20. Mar 2017

Viteo Base

Viteo Base is the first titanium base that focuses on the requirements of the restorative material. The base is especially suited for materials processed with CAD/CAM and press technology such as IPS e.max and Telio CAD.

 
20. Mar 2017

Programat

Ivoclar Vivadent is extending the capabilities of its Programat furnaces to include even more application possibilities and to make them even easier to operate. In addition, the company is launching a new multi-function furnace for dental practices.

 
20. Mar 2017

Bluephase Style 20i

Bluephase Style 20i is a cordless high-performance curing light that combines maximum light output with extremely short curing times.

 
20. Mar 2017

SR Vivodent S DCL tooth line

Nature creates the most beautiful shapes and shades and these have guided the design of the new anterior moulds SR Vivodent S DCL. Esthetically and prosthetically optimized, these moulds are designed to meet the individual requirements of today's and tomorrow's patients.

 
20. Mar 2017

The 2016 Business Year

Ivoclar Vivadent has completed the 2016 business year with sales revenues of CHF 775 million. Sales increased by 2.1% over the previous year. Expressed in local currencies, growth was 0.6%.

 
20. Feb 2017

Cervitec Gel - optimized formula for enhanced care

The optimized Cervitec Gel contains chlorhexidine, fluoride, xylitol and provitamin D-panthenol. The oral care gel from Ivoclar Vivadent helps to keep teeth, gums, peri-implant tissue and the oral mucous membrane in good health.

 
01. Feb 2017

Ivoclar Digital – Consolidated digital expertise

Ivoclar Digital is the name of a strong and focused new brand developed by Ivoclar Vivadent. It provides dentists and dental technicians with state-of-the-art professional expertise throughout the entire digital process chain. The concept behind the brand will be presented at IDS 2017.

 
16. Jan 2017

IPS e.max 500 MPa

Average biaxial flexural strength of 500 MPa is beneficial to dentists, dental technicians and patients

IPS e.max 500MPa en
 
12. Dec 2016

A Lively Platform with Practical Tips for Dentists

The new Dentist Blog from Ivoclar Vivadent offers a lively platform with exciting and helpful information on topics, which are of interest to dentists in their work.

 
12. Dec 2016

A Lively Platform with Tips for the Dental Laboratory

The new Dental Technician Blog from Ivoclar Vivadent offers a lively platform with exciting and helpful information on topics which are of interest to dental technicians in their work.

 
05. Dec 2016

Digital Press Design - Wax Tree

The function “Wax Tree” combines modern 3D printing technology with the well proven press technology. Using this method, IPS e.max press restorations can be easily and economically produced.

Digital Press Design WaxTree
 
24. Nov 2016

Variolink Esthetic: customers are highly satisfied

A survey conducted in three European countries and in the US found that Variolink Esthetic users are highly satisfied with this luting composite. They particularly like the product's esthetic and adhesive properties and its ease of handling.

Variolink Esthetic
 
20. Oct 2016

Zenostar: Now even greater esthetics and efficiency

The pre-shaded Zenostar MT discs in shades of MT 1 to 4 are suitable for the efficient production of zirconium oxide restorations. Shade infiltration and pre-drying is not required. This saves valuable time.

 
10. Oct 2016

Programat: One step ahead for the past 40 years

The Programat brand of furnaces turns 40. Ivoclar Vivadent introduced the very first furnace with this name at the International Dental Show (IDS) in 1977. Prior to the launch, the unit was extensively tested on the market.

 
02. Sep 2016

IPS e.max Ceram Selection: new Enamel and Effect powders

The new IPS e.max Ceram Selection range comprises special Enamel and Effect powders that are characterised by their vibrant colours and exceptional light-optical properties.

IPS e.max Ceram Selection
 
01. Sep 2016

Adhesive Universal with integrated desensitisation

Adhese Universal is a single component light-cured adhesive for direct and indirect bonding procedures. Adhese Universal is compatible with all etching techniques. An integrated desensitising effect prevents fluid movement in the dentin tubules and thus minimises the risk of postoperative sensitivity.

 
18. Aug 2016

Dentistry’s 10 Most Influential People

Robert Ganley, CEO of Ivoclar Vivadent AG, was being named among dental technology’s 10 most influential people. Aegis Communications, publishers of Inside Dental Technology (USA), announced the findings of a recent readership nomination poll in the August 2016 issue.

 
07. Jun 2016

Ivoclar Vivadent and Procter & Gamble announce distribution partnership

We are pleased to announce that Ivoclar Vivadent Australia and Procter & Gamble have entered into a strategic partnership which will see Ivoclar Vivadent distribute Oral-B® branded oral care products to dental professionals in Australia.

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25. Jan 2016

Stratos

The name Stratos stands for precision articulators that offer convincing quality and ergonomic design. Ivoclar Vivadent supplies a range of equipment that is closely tailored to the needs of the customers. New accessories now provide additional scope for individualization.

 
01. Sep 2015

Discover the world of dental ceramics

A blog and launch broadcast deliver answers to questions about dental ceramics which concern dental laboratories today. Ivoclar Vivadent has established a new interactive online platform, whose contents address the challenges currently facing dental laboratories. In our ...

 
08. Jun 2015

New Chief Production Officer at Ivoclar Vivadent

Markus Heinz assumes position as head of the company’s worldwide production. Markus Heinz is the new Chief Production Officer of the Ivoclar Vivadent Group. He succeeds Wolfgang Vogrin, Dipl. Ing., from 1 July 2015, who will retire. Vogrin has headed up the ...

 
14. Apr 2015

Reliable adhesion due to high technique tolerance

Scientifically proven: Adhese Universal produces reliable high bond strength on wet and dry dentin.   The clinical success of an adhesive often depends on the technique of the clinician. Total-etch adhesives generally require a "wet bonding" technique. Here ...

 
29. Jan 2015

Discover a World of Innovations

Ivoclar Vivadent to show a strong trade show presence at IDS in Cologne with its latest innovations. Discover a world of innovations! This is the motto under which Ivoclar Vivadent would like to invite all visitors of the International Dental Show (IDS) to an exciting and informative tour ...

 
12. Nov 2014

One machine for dry milling and wet grinding

Zenotec select hybrid combines versatility with high precision and process reliability. The innovative Zenotec select hybrid is a state-of-the-art five-axis machining system that is capable of wet grinding and dry milling dental materials. The system is available in two versions ...

 
05. Nov 2014

Ivoclar Vivadent reaches settlement agreement with Dentsply ending patent dispute

Since October of last year, Ivoclar Vivadent has been engaged in patent infringement litigation in the United States and Germany against Dentsply International Inc., Dentsply Prosthetics U.S. LLC, and Degudent GmbH (“Dentsply”). These lawsuits filed by Ivoclar Vivadent sought to stop the ...

 
10. Oct 2014

10 years of evolution in composites

Tetric EvoCeram: more than 100 million restorations document success Tetric EvoCeram was introduced as a universal anterior and posterior composite 10 years ago. Since then, more than 100 million restorations have been successfully placed with Tetric Evo products all over the world. ...

 
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03. Oct 2014

Zenostar system shines in new splendor

Extended portfolio, optimized processing properties and enhanced coordination with Ivoclar Vivadent products provide added benefits for customers. Zenostar is the zirconium oxide system from Wieland Dental. With its versatile range of indications for single-tooth ...

 
02. Oct 2014

Esthetic cementation made simple

Ivoclar Vivadent introduces the new luting composite Variolink Esthetic to the market. The new luting composite Variolink Esthetic is an esthetic light- and dual-curing composite material for the permanent cementation of demanding ceramic and composite restorations. The material ...

 
01. Oct 2014

IPS e.max Press Multi: First-ever polychromatic ingot for the press technique

IPS e.max Press Multi: First-ever polychromatic ingot for the press technique An innovative, new ingot now allows highly esthetic restorations showing a lifelike shade progression to be fabricated in a single press sequence. IPS e.max Press Multi is the first polychromatic ...

 
22. Sep 2017

Functional, Innovative and Elegant Design

The Bluephase Style polymerization light wins the bronze award The Bluephase Style curing light from Ivoclar Vivadent won the bronze medal at one of the most prestigious design competitions in the medical technology industry. With the bronze award of the esteemed "Medical ...

 
02. Jul 2014

Reference publication celebrates its 10-year anniversary

In time for the company’s international symposium in London, Ivoclar Vivadent published the new issue of the renowned specialist magazine Reflect, 2/2014. For the last ten years, Reflect has offered dental professionals throughout the world a platform for debate and exchange.

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25. Jun 2014

Monolithic Restoration Concepts

Ivoclar Vivadent hosts 2nd International Expert Symposium in London Endorsed by the King’s College London Dental Institute, Ivoclar Vivadent hosted the International Expert Symposium ‘The Quality of Esthetics’ in London. World-renowned specialists discussed ...

 
16. May 2014

Ivoclar Vivadent executes Patent License Agreement with Henry Schein

On May 15, 2014 Ivoclar Vivadent announced that it has recently licensed several of its patents to Henry Schein, Inc. The royalty-bearing license agreement enables Henry Schein to use the rights ...

 
20. Feb 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.

 
23. Jan 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.

 
23. Jan 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.

 
24. Jan 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.

 
16. Jan 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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05. Dec 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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06. Dec 2013

Survey 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.

 
02. Dec 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.

 
19. Nov 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.

 
01. Oct 2013

Ivoclar Vivadent to Donate a Portion of Bluephase® Style Sales to Breast Cancer Research

Ivoclar Vivadent to Donate a Portion of Bluephase® Style Sales to Breast Cancer Research Pink Curing Lights to be Highlighted at ADA Annual Session Amherst, ...

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26. Sep 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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30. Aug 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.

 
11. Mar 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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11. Mar 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.

 
16. Jan 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.

 
14. Jan 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.

 
08. Feb 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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15. Jan 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.

 
05. Jun 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.

 
15. May 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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05. Apr 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%.

 
27. Mar 2012

Callisto 84 and Callisto 86

Ivoclar Vivadent launches two new high-gold ceramic alloys: Callisto 84 and Callisto 86. These alloys exhibit a warm, golden colour. Due to their particular metal composition, they are available at an attractive price.

 
08. Mar 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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29. Feb 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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21. Mar 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.

 
01. Jul 2011

New Member of Corporate Management

Today, Ivoclar Vivadent has announced a new addition to the Corporate Management Team. With the promotion of Christian Brutzer to Global Region Head Asia/Pacific and his appointment to the Corporate Management Team, the foundation has been laid for the further development of the Asia/Pacific market.

 
16. Jun 2011

Business year 2010 Asia/Pacific

Ivoclar Vivadent has performed very successfully in the Asia/Pacific region in the 2010 business year. To continue its successful market development in this region, the company has strengthened its regional presence and has invested into expanding its product portfolio.

 
21. Mar 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.

 
11. Jun 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.

 
21. Mar 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.

 
21. Mar 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.

 
21. Mar 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.

 
21. Mar 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.

 
24. Feb 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.

 
07. Feb 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.

 
18. Nov 2010

Study Cervitec Plus

The chlorhexidine varnish Cervitec Plus from Ivoclar Vivadent lives up to the “plus” in its name. Cervitec Plus is more effective than its predecessor Cervitec. This finding comes from a joint clinical study between the Central County Hospital of Halmstad, Sweden, and the University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

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31. Aug 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.

 
31. Aug 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.

 
18. Aug 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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08. Oct 2010

Cervitec Liquid

Keeping bacteria in check The alcohol-free mouth rinse Cervitec Liquid from Ivoclar Vivadent inhibits the growth of bacteria and tastes good too