Dental Direkt Licenses 3M’s Dental Ceramics Coloring Technology



Dental Direkt GmbH will license technology that enables the coloring of ceramic-based dental restorations from 3M. The technology enables the coloring of unshaded ceramics by color-matching dental restorations to the natural color of patients’ teeth. Also, 3M is open to licensing the technology to other interested companies.

3M has licensed its patents to much of the dental industry, including Vita Zahnfabrik H. Rauter GmbH & Co. KG, Vident Inc., Dentsply Prosthetics US LLC and Dentsply International Inc., Zirkonzhan GmbH, Wieland Dental + Technik GmbH & Co. KG, Ivoclar Vivadent AG, Metoxit AG, and White Peaks Dental Solutions.

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