Lava™ Classic is recommended for use with Intra-oral scanners.  

The Lava™ system from 3M ESPE is one of our more prestigious independent crown and bridge options.

All Lava™ products are created using Lava™ Design software by 3M ESPE, in conjunction with CAD/CAM technology. The combination of the high milling accuracy and calculation of the sintering shrinkage via the system software results in an excellent fit. Lava™ has an incredibly natural appearance, with a choice of eight different shades, and the fracture strength of zirconium oxide is many times higher than that of conventional all-ceramic materials.

Click to view our full product catalogue, product guides, crown and bridge comparison chart or to download our order forms.

Lava Classic
Impression Technique Traditional or Digital
Material Independent 3M zirconia coping, with multi-layered porcelain overlay
Indications Full mouth, implants
Recommended use​ Aesthetic regions
Cementation Conventional cementation. For self-adhesive or adhesive cementation see special instructions.
Turnaround Time 5 lab days
Method of manufacture Digitally designed and manufactured then built up with porcelain by hand
Shades/ Colouring Internal effects, customized shading, multi-layered
Add-on options Fit to dentures rests and ledges 
Benefits Independent aesthetics, excellent fit, metal-free
Warranty 5 years
Type Independent crown