Lava Zirconia

Since its introduction in 2001, Lava™ Zirconia has become a huge success story. Millions of restorations have been produced and Lava™ Systems are running in 40 countries around the globe. Lava Zirconia is one of the best investigated materials on the market with over 100 studies published by researchers world wide. Lava™ stands for high-strength restorations with outstanding marginal fit and excellent esthetics. Lava zirconia clinical excellence is proven by more than 10 clinical studies with more than 1,500 restorations placed and followed up to seven years. Due to its proven reliability, 3M™ ESPE™ warrants for 15 years from the date of placement that structures made out of Lava Zirconia will not break.

Benefits of Lava Zirconia:

  • Precise fit, high stability, and flexural strength of 1440 MPa
  • Excellent long term natural esthetics
  • Homogenous coloring
  • Strong biocompatibility
  • Clinical studies show no allergic reactions (gingival)
  • Excellent regeneration of gingiva
  • Outstanding marginal fit


  • Single Crowns
  • Primary Crowns
  • 3-Unit Bridges
  • 4-Unit Bridges
  • 5 and 6-Unit Bridges
  • Curved and long span bridges up to 48mm length
  • Cantilever Bridges
  • Inlay/Onlay
  • Implant Abutments


*Lava Zirconia restorations have a turnaround of 6-9 days.

Lava Zirconia