Clinical case studies and product evaluations: How VITABLOCS are used around the world

How do your fellow dental professionals rate the VITABLOCS material, and why have they been using it successfully for many years? Join us as we travel around the world and discover interesting clinical cases with the VITABLOCS ceramic, and read the evaluations from fellow dental professionals.

Product reviews from colleagues around the world

This is what users have experienced with VITABLOCS.

Dr. Diego Bonaudo, Dentist, Turin, Italy, 07/21

Following orthodontic treatment, the esthetic zone is restored with veneers made of VITABLOCS Mark II.

Dr. Oxana Naidyonova, Dentist, Karaganda, Kazakhstan, 07/21

An upper molar is restored using an overlay made of VITABLOCS Mark II.

Dr. Julio Gomez Paris, Dentist and dental technician, Santa Fe, Argentina, 07/21

Tooth shade determination, block selection and characterization for the appropriate shade effect of an individual anterior veneer made of VITABLOCS Mark II.

Rafa Jaén, Dental technician, Barcelona, Spain, 07/21

The plannable restoration of the esthetic zone with veneers made of VITABLOCS Mark II using an idealized mock-up.

“Dentistry has dramatically changed in my 25 years in practice. With new and upgraded technologies, the shift to digital dentistry and delivering reliable and highly esthetic ceramic restorations in same-day appointments VITABLOCS from VITA have made these various changes possible. Thanks to VITA’s versatility, constant innovation and attention to strength, durability and superb esthetics, I can deliver both single restorations, as well as full mouth rehabilitation options, and do so with efficiency, accuracy, impressive shade, translucency, opalescence and exquisite beauty.”

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Dr. Agatha Bis, Dentist, Oakville, Canada, 06/21

“I have been using VITABLOCS for both anterior and posterior restorations for more than 17 years, and have been able to see the long-term durability of the material firsthand. VITABLOCS are predictable when machining, easy to polish, easy to glaze, easy to adjust and easy to bond. VITA has made working with this material easy on all accounts.”

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Dr. Gulshan Murgai, Dentist, London, UK, 07/21

“VITABLOCS RealLife have changed my approach to the treatment of dental defects, where getting high esthetics is a must. The central core of the block reproduces the chromaticity of the dentine, and is surrounded by translucent ceramic, which guarantees esthetic success in the various chromatic options available. I strongly recommend this material to all my colleagues who are looking for an innovative material with high esthetics.”

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Dr. Mauro Riva, Dentist, Milan, Italy, 06/21

“Thirty years ago I bought a CEREC 1 machine and started using VITABLOCS Mark II on inlays. After completing more than 10,000 restorations, the results speak for themselves. Without a doubt, VITABLOCS Mark II have always been the best CAD/CAM ceramic for me during my time as a practicing dentist. Currently I am an avid user of Primescan, and VITABLOCS Mark II still remain my number one choice for ceramic material.”

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DDS Pekka Kauppi, Dentist, Oulu, Finland, 08/21

“With VITABLOCS, we can provide great restorations in a really short amount of time. The material allows us to be conservative, and at the same time, achieve remarkable esthetics. In a recent case, we gave a patient a new smile and the required confidence for his important job interview just three days after the appointment, with the help of VITABLOCS TriLuxe forte.“

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Dr. Rohit Gupta, Dentist, New Delhi, India, 07/21

“I love CEREC and VITABLOCS because they can restore any complex defect in one visit, even with the eighth teeth, which are often extracted because of the difficult treatment. This material has proven itself to be long lasting, and at the same time, very esthetic with a high translucency and a rich palette of shades.“

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Dr. Sergey Kochanov, Dentist, Moscow, Russia, 07/21

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Italy: VITABLOCS case by Dr. Bonaudo

"Follow-up evaluations of my cases have demonstrated the durability of the material."

A success story: Anterior veneers made of VITABLOCS Mark II

Dental technician Okke Kamps checks the virtual set-up of the teeth on the computer.
Initial situation with pronounced crossbite and irregular dental arches.
Dental technician Okke Kamps fixes VITA VIONIC VIGO teeth in a milled denture base.
Result following orthodontics, gingivectomy and restoration with veneers made of VITABLOCS Mark II.

Initial situation
A patient with pronounced malocclusion presented with irregular incisal edge and gingival margin contours. The middle upper incisors were fractured and discolored.

Solution
The crossbite was first treated with Invisalign. Following a mock-up simulation, a minimally-invasive laser gingivectomy was performed to harmonize the gingival margin, and preparation was carried out. The patient's esthetic zone was then restored in a single chairside session with veneers made of VITABLOCS Mark II.

Why VITABLOCS Mark II?
Because of the precise margins after milling and the natural translucency of the final restorations.

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Kazakhstan: VITABLOCS case by Dr. Naidyonova

"I love VITABLOCS because of their bright, natural color, ease of use and outstanding esthetics."

A success story: Overlay with VITABLOCS Mark II

Dental technician Okke Kamps checks the virtual set-up of the teeth on the computer.
Initial situation following endodontic treatment and preparation of tooth 27.
Dental technician Okke Kamps fixes VITA VIONIC VIGO teeth in a milled denture base.
The naturally integrated overlay 2.5 years after treatment.

Initial situation
A young patient, 25-years-old, was unhappy about a defective older filling in upper molar 27.

Solution
The older filling was removed, secondary caries excavated, endodontic revision carried out and the tooth restored with an all-ceramic overlay made of VITABLOCS Mark II.

Why VITABLOCS Mark II?
We chose VITABLOCS Mark II because the abrasion (similar to enamel) harmonized with the natural antagonist, with regard to function, from a long-term clinical perspective.

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Argentina: VITABLOCS case by Dr. Gomez Paris

"VITABLOCS is my preferred block. Not just because of its quality, which has been proven over many years, but because it offers me the best esthetic and optical results, such as translucency and fluorescence similar to natural dentition."

A success story: Anterior veneer made of VITABLOCS Mark II

Dental technician Okke Kamps checks the virtual set-up of the teeth on the computer.
Initial situation following trauma to the right upper middle incisor.
Dental technician Okke Kamps fixes VITA VIONIC VIGO teeth in a milled denture base.
Result 15 days after veneer restoration using VITABLOCS Mark II.

Initial situation
A young patient in her 20s with post-traumatic discoloration of the right upper middle incisor.

Solution
In order to achieve perfect esthetics, the desired shade of the adjacent, healthy and central tooth, as well as the discoloration of the prepared tooth surface, were taken into consideration when selecting the block. After the minimally-invasive preparation was scanned, a monolithic veneer was constructed using VITABLOCS Mark II 0M1 and milled.

Why VITABLOCS Mark II?
Due to the integrated natural esthetics, as well as the translucency and fluorescence of VITABLOCS feldspar ceramics that are similar to natural dentition, we achieve the best monolithic results using a digital workflow. In this case we needed to compensate the dark shade of the prepared tooth with 0M1 and chose VITABLOCS Mark II because this shade was not yet available for VITABLOCS TriLuxe forte at that time.

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Spain: VITABLOCS case by Rafa Jaén

"VITABLOCS has been my material of choice since 2013 for restorations with loss of enamel. It allows me to achieve the perfect shade effect and give patients a natural smile."

A success story: Veneers made of VITABLOCS Mark II

Dental technician Okke Kamps checks the virtual set-up of the teeth on the computer.
Initial situation following orthodontic treatment.
Dental technician Okke Kamps fixes VITA VIONIC VIGO teeth in a milled denture base.
Natural smile with veneers made of VITABLOCS Mark II.

Initial situation
Following orthodontic treatment, a young patient presented with discoloration, cracks and inadequate conservative restorations in the esthetic zone. The middle incisors seemed to be too short.

Solution
The patient was treated with 10 minimally-invasive veneers made of VITABLOCS MARK II. The restorations were planned using an idealized wax-up, which was placed in the patient's mouth as a mock-up and verified. This made fabrication of the final restorations predictable and simple.

Why VITABLOCS Mark II?
VITABLOCS allowed for minimally-invasive treatment in the enamel area as part of the digital workflow.

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