Obsidian® Milling Blocks further spotlight the exceptional versatility of the material. The landmark strength and lifelike esthetics of Obsidian lithium silicate can be secured in one appointment, resulting in optimal efficiency for clinicians and patients. Plus, Obsidian Milling Blocks provide straightforward shade-matching with natural dentition; choosing from just 14 shades, you can match vital translucency with less inventory.
Paired with CAD/CAM technology, Obsidian Milling Blocks can produce a variety of monolithic restorations with great esthetics, lifelike translucency, and high strength. Indications include posterior crowns, anterior crowns, inlays, onlays and veneers.
Obsidian® Milling Blocks are available in the most popular VITA® Classical and Chromascop bleach shades.
The product comes in the following VITA Classical shades: A1, A2, A3, A3.5, B1, B2, B3, C1, C2, C3, D2, and D3. In addition, Obsidian Milling Blocks are available in Chromascop bleach shades BL1 and BL4. After milling, the restorations must be subjected to a crystallization cycle, where they achieve great esthetics, lifelike translucency, and high strength.
The Obsidian® Stain and Glaze Kits include all of the components necessary to colorize and finish glass-ceramic and zirconia restorations. With one option ideal for clinicians who mill in-office restorations and one ideal for laboratories, the kits consist of paste stains, a glaze liquid and powder, mixing palette, and brush. The chairside version contains shades A, B, C and D, and the colors white, blue and orange; beyond these, the lab version additionally includes the colors black, brown, green, gray, ocher, pink, violet and yellow. The kits assist users in accomplishing all base shades from A through D, according to the VITA® Classical and Chromascop bleach shade systems.
With these kits in hand, users can enhance incisal translucency, mimic natural decalcifications, add characterization, and adjust overall colorization to better match milled restorations to the patient’s oral situation. The Obsidian stains and glazes have an optimal thermal expansion value, which helps ensure restorations are both strong and esthetic after final firing. Refills of all the included components are available through your distributor.
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