eMax Crown & Restorations Lab

eMax crowns are a popular choice for patients seeking highly aesthetic and durable restorations. These all-ceramic crowns are made from lithium disilicate, a material known for its life-like translucency and ability to seamlessly blend with surrounding teeth, resulting in beautiful and long-lasting smiles.

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Dandy offers a variety of different eMax crowns with various strengths, durability, and aesthetics.
Full Contour Lithium Disilicate (IPS E.Max)
Layered Lithium Disilicate
Strength
Strength
~360 Mpa milled, ~400 Mpa pressed
Strength
~360 Mpa milled or ~400 Mpa pressed core, ~80 to 120 Mpa porcelain overstructure
Construction
Construction
Full contour
Construction
Fully layered and facial cutback
Available shades
Available shades
Value and Vita Shades Mono and multichromatic
Available Shaes
Value and Vita Shades Mono and multichromatic
Margin preparation
Margin preparation
Chamfer or shoulder
Margin preparation
Chamfer or shoulder
Indicated use
Indicated use
Anterior single and multiple single unit cases, crowns and veneers, up to three unit bridges, Inlays, and onlays.
Indicated Use
Anterior single and multiple single unit cases, crowns and veneers, up to three unit bridges.

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When to prescribe eMax

eMax is an ideal option for cases that prioritize aesthetics over strength. Our clinicians often prescribe eMax for the anterior region. It is much less strong than zirconia, but more aesthetic and translucent.

When to prescribe eMax

eMax crown prep

The prep for eMax crowns differs based on the restoration being performed, however across all uses for eMax crowns, the incisal edge of the preparation, particularly for anterior teeth, should be at least 1.0 mm. 

Full Contour Lithium Disilicate (IPS E.Max)
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eMax Dental Crown FAQ

Are eMax crowns pressed or milled?

eMax crowns can be pressed or milled, however most of the time Dandy eMax crowns will be milled. 

What is the maximum size for an eMax bridge?

eMax bridges are acceptable up to three units (1-pontic, not a cantilever) and only in the lower anterior of the mouth (#22-27). They require smooth prep with proper reduction. 

Is eMax more expensive than zirconia?

eMax crowns are generally more expensive than zirconia crowns. The two materials have different indicated uses.

What is emax?

eMax is a high aesthetic monolithic restorative material made from lithium disilicate, a material known for its life-like translucency and ability to seamlessly blend with surrounding teeth. eMax is most often used for highly aesthetic crown and implant cases like anterior crowns or veneers.

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Clinical Case Study

The patient presented generalized gingivitis and subgingival decay leading the doctor to restore teeth #4-13 with 10 Aesthetic Zirconia crowns over five appointments. See the transformation—with images!
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Case Study: 10-Unit Zirconia Smile Transformation

Clinical Case Study

The patient presented generalized gingivitis and subgingival decay leading the doctor to restore teeth #4-13 with 10 Aesthetic Zirconia crowns over five appointments. See the transformation—with images!
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