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IPS Empress Direct

Light-curing, highly esthetic nano-hybrid composite for direct restorative therapy

For nearly 30 years, the name IPS Empress has been associated with the highest level of esthetics in the reproduction of natural tooth characteristics. IPS Empress Direct from the IPS Empress range combines the esthetics of ceramics with the convenience of composites.

IPS Empress Direct is designed for dentists

  • with exceptionally high esthetic demands
  • who strive to mimic the appearance of natural teeth
  • who value the wide range of shades and five levels of translucency offered by the system

Advantages

  • Wide range of indications for anterior and posterior teeth
  • 32 shades and 5 levels of translucency
  • New opalescent shade
  • No need to use a specific layering technique
  • High surface gloss
  • Excellent polishing properties
  • Lifelike fluorescence associated with Empress materials
  • Autoclavable, non-fading ceramic shade guide
  • Long working time
  • High radiopacity

IPS Empress Direct Effects

The IPS Empress Direct Effects are products used to enhance the esthetics of composite restorations.

The products included are:

IPS Empress Direct Flow

  • Easily add special characteristics that mimic the natural tooth
  • The Opalescence shade creates the highly translucent incisal effect often difficult to reproduce with tints
  • Trans 30 creates a lifelike translucent incisal edge found in most dentition
  • Bleach XL can mimic fluorosis staining

IPS Empress Direct Color

  • Seven shades designed to create natural looking characterizations
  • Can be used on composite restorations, indirect CADCAM restorations and can be used to masque discolored teeth

IPS Empress Direct Opaque

  • A light-cure opaquer used to masque metal surfaces and discolored tooth structure