IPS e.max®

IPS e.max combines high esthetic vitality with high performance. This innovative lithium disilicate ceramic fulfills the highest esthetic demands and unites state-of-the-art technology with exceptional user friendliness. IPS e.max is a lithium disilicate glass ceramic with optimized translucency, durability and strength for full anatomical restorations. IPS e.max is available as a pressed and as a CAD/CAM milled technology.

Available in full contour monolithic or cut back and multi-layered, IPS e.max lithium disilicate ceramic is our choice for single anterior/posterior crowns, 3-unit anterior bridges (bicuspid forward), veneers and inlay/onlays as it truly mimics the light refraction and natural translucency necessary for outstanding esthetic appearance. With two times the strength of the original IPS Empress and the maximum benefits of a monolithic structure, IPS e.max is the material of choice for minimally invasive esthetic dentistry.


Anterior and posterior restorations (incisal/occlusal reduction 1.5 – 2.0 mm)
Implant restorations
Minimally invasive inlays, onlays, and partial crowns
Veneers (.6 – .8 mm of facial reduction)


1.5mm occlusal and axial wall reduction
1mm chamfer margin required
A history of broken restorations and/or teeth Preparation
Limited occlusal space
Signs of severe bruxism and/or clenching

ADA Insurance Codes

D2740 Crown – Porcelain/Ceramic Substrate
D2783 Crown 3/4 Porcelain Ceramic (Does not include veneers)
D2962 Labial Veneer (Porcelain Laminate)
D6245 Pontic Porcelain/Ceramic
D6519 Inlay/Onlay – Porcelain Ceramic