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Obsidian® Fused to Metal

$109*

*Price is for Obsidian Fused to Non-Precious, is per unit and does not include shipping or applicable taxes.

Please note pricing is only available to dental professionals.

Obsidian® Fused to Metal restorations are state-of-the-art PFMs for today’s clinician. They are over four times stronger and achieve two times more chip resistance than conventional feldspathic porcelains.

  • Over four times stronger and two times more chip resistant than Ceramco®3 PFM ceramic
  • Ideal for crowns & bridges anywhere in the arch, and restorations in the esthetic zone
  • Creates finer margins, provides exceptional esthetics and superior strength

The PFM Revitalized

Obsidian Fused to Metal restorations are state-of-the-art PFMs for today’s clinician. They are over four times stronger and achieve two times more chip resistance than conventional feldspathic porcelains. By pressing lithium silicate ceramic, rather than traditional porcelain, to metal the finished restorations achieve far greater strength than that of their predecessors. These natural-looking, chip-resistant restorations are ideal for areas where monolithic restorations are contraindicated, such as covering dark preps or endodontic posts when occlusal reduction or vertical dimension is limited.

Validations

The Dental Advisor

After a one-year recall, the Dental Advisor conducted a clinical performance on Obsidian Fused to Metal, evaluating areas such as esthetics, lack of sensitivity and resistance to fracture/chipping. This independent study reveals how Obsidian performed and provides important clinical findings on the material.

Biaxial Flexural Strength

Obsidian Fused to Metal is more than four times stronger than Ceramco3 PFM ceramic

Chipping Resistance

Obsidian Fused to Metal is over two times more chip-resistant than Ceramco3 PFM ceramic.

Clinical Studies

Specifications

Indications

Indicated for crowns & bridges, implant crowns and screw-retained crowns.

Ideal for:

  • Crowns & bridges anywhere in the arch
  • Large-span bridges
  • Restorations in the esthetic zone

Material Composition

Lithium silicate ceramic


Strength Characteristics

397 MPa of flexural strength


In-Lab Working Times

5 days


Available Shades

A1, A2, A3, A3.5, A4, B1, B2, B3, B4, C1, C2, C3, C4, D2, D3, D4


Pricing

  • Obsidian Fused to Non-Precious Metal: $109 per unit

    • with metal occlusal: $117 per unit
  • Obsidian Fused to White Noble: $211 per unit

    • with metal occlusal: $304 per unit
  • Obsidian Fused to White High Noble: $284 per unit

    • with metal occlusal: $367 per unit
  • Over Stock Abutment:

    • Obsidian Fused to Non-Precious Crown: $109 per unit
    • Obsidian Fused to White Noble Crown: $211 per unit
    • Obsidian Fused to White High Noble: $284 per unit
  • Over Custom Abutment:

    • Obsidian Fused to Non-Precious Crown: $124 per unit
    • Obsidian Fused to White Noble Crown: $247 per unit
    • Obsidian Fused to White High Noble Crown: $310 per unit
  • Over Stock Abutment Analog:

    • Obsidian Fused to Non-Precious Crown: $175 per unit
    • Obsidian Fused to White Noble Crown: $298 per unit
    • Obsidian Fused to White High Noble Crown: $361 per unit
  • Screw-Retained:

    • Obsidian Fused to Non-Precious Crown: N/A
    • Obsidian Fused to White Noble Crown: $465 per unit
    • Obsidian Fused to White High Noble Crown: $485 per unit
  • Porcelain fused to OcclusalGold (73.8% Au, yellow high noble): $295 per unit

    • Inlay pricing: $358 per unit

Pricing is subject to change without notice and does not include shipping or applicable taxes.

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Policies & Warranty

NO-FAULT REMAKE POLICY: Glidewell is pleased to process all remakes or adjustments at no additional charge if requested within the warranty period and accompanied by the return of the original appliance.

LIMITED WARRANTY/LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. Glidewell (“the lab”) warrants that all dental devices (a “device”) are made according to your specification and approval in the belief that the device will be useful and MAKES NO OTHER WARRANTIES INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. Subject to the return of a device that is placed and then fails, the lab will repair or replace the device without charge for the cost of materials and workmanship or refund the original price paid, at the lab’s option, for up to 7 years for Obsidian Fused to Metal.

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Clinical Tips

The dental professional should use conventional, adhesive resin or self-adhesive resin cement for luting Obsidian. Adhesive cementation requires salinization or conditioning of the bonding surface of the restoration. Adhesive cement is preferred for inlay, onlay, and partial crown. Anterior and posterior full restorations can be cemented with conventional, adhesive resin or self-adhesive resin cements. The inside of the POM crown may need to be sandblasted prior to seating in order to prepare the bonding surface for cementation. Refer to the user manual for more detailed sandblasting instructions.

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