Obsidian® lithium silicate ceramic is a new glass ceramic material indicated for the fabrication of full-contour crowns, 3-unit anterior bridges, veneers, inlays and onlays. Unlike layered ceramic or porcelain fused to metal restorations, Obsidian ceramic restorations are resistant to chipping due to their monolithic composition and average flexural strength of 385 MPa. These ceramic restorations exhibit an ideal combination of esthetics and strength with translucency that mirrors the vitality of natural teeth.
Obsidian ceramic restorations exceed the ISO strength requirements for cemented all-ceramic restorations and can be used anywhere in the mouth. They follow traditional all-ceramic prep requirements and can be conventionally cemented or adhesively bonded.
Obsidian ceramic restorations are available in all VITA® Classical and Bleached shades. Model-free cases from a digital scan can also be prescribed for a savings of $20 per unit.
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