A Comprehensive Guide to Dandy's eMax Restorations

Dandy's eMax crowns offer life-like translucency and seamlessly blend with surrounding teeth, making them popular for beautiful and long-lasting restorations. This guide provides an in-depth look at their properties, preparation procedures, and cementation options, ensuring you make informed decisions for optimal patient outcomes.

Dandy's eMax Offerings

Dandy offers two types of eMax crowns with various strengths, durability, and aesthetics.

Full Contour Lithium Disilicate

  • Offers high aesthetic monolithic restorative material while maintaining strength.
  • Ideal cases include:
    • Single unit anterior 
    • Multiple anterior single-unit
    • Veneers
    • Bridges up to 3 units

Layered Lithium Disilicate:

  • Offers the ultimate aesthetics with layered eMax
  • Ideal cases include:
    • Single unit anterior 
    • Multiple anterior single-unit
    • Veneers
    • Bridges up to 3 units

eMax Material Characteristics

Characteristic Full Contour eMax Layered eMax
Strength

Milled: 360 MPa

Pressed: 400 MPa

Core: 360 MPa milled or 400 MPa pressed

Layered Porcelain: 80 to 120 MPa 

Construction Full contour Layered Porcelain on fully milled or pressed core
Material shades

Vita Classical 16

Vita 3D Master

Vita Classical 16

Vita 3D Master

Stump shades IPS Natural Die IPS Natural Die
Constraints: Pontic No more than one pontic consecutively No more than one pontic consecutively

eMax Preparation Guidelines

Guideline Full Contour eMax Layered eMax
Margin type Shoulder or Chamfer Shoulder or Chamfer
Occlusal Clearance 1.5 mm 2.0 mm
Axial Wall Reduction 1.2 mm (0.6 mm for veneer) 1.2 mm (0.6 mm for veneer)
Margin Thickness 1.0 mm 1.0 mm

 

American Dental Associates (ADA) Codes

Below are the ADA codes you can use for billing and insurance purposes.

  • D2740: Crown Porcelain/Ceramic Substrate
  • D6245: Pontic Porcelain/Ceramic
  • D6740: Abutment Crown Porcelain/Ceramic
  • D2610: Inlay, porcelain or ceramic, one surface
  • D2620: Inlay, porcelain or ceramic; two surface
  • D2630: Inlay, porcelain or ceramic; three or more surface
  • D2642: Onlay, porcelain or ceramic, one surface
  • D2643: Onlay, porcelain or ceramic, one surface
  • D2644: Onlay, porcelain or ceramic, one surface
  • D2962: Labial veneer (porcelain laminate)—laboratory

Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)

Links to Material Safety Data Sheets for both full contour and pressed eMax can be accessed below.  

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