ENAMIC: Tougher than a hybrid composite block…Because IT’S NOT!

It’s a Dual Network Ceramic Structure

Hybrid composite blocks are made from composite resin with ceramic filler particles. These composite materials have questionable bonding reliability. VITA ENAMIC® is a new, advanced material that features a ceramic structure that is infused with polymer. The result is a NEW material that mimics the strength and toughness of dentin and enamel. It’s the natural tooth replacement!

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VITA ENAMIC is the first dental hybrid ceramic with a dual network structure. In this dental material, the dominant ceramic network is reinforced by a polymer network with each network penetrating the other to create a hybrid material that exhibits the positive characteristics of both a ceramic and a composite. In addition to enormous resilience, this innovative hybrid material also ensures exceptional elasticity. Consequently, the material is perfectly suited for crown restorations in the posterior area and enables the reduction of wall thicknesses for minimally invasive restorations. VITA ENAMIC provides precise and highly accurate milling results with high edge stability. This tooth-colored hybrid material features properties that are almost identical to those of natural teeth and produces a natural play of colors thanks to its excellent light conductivity.

Product advantages:

  • Enormous strength: After bonding to the residual tooth substance, VITA ENAMIC exhibits enormous strength. This hybrid material ensures optimal distribution of masticatory forces and the polymer network provides exceptional absorption of intraoral stress.
  • High reliability: VITA ENAMIC is also a very reliable material. Thanks to the special dual network structure, crack propagation is mitigated by the inter-linked network of polymer.
  • Tissue-friendly restorations: In addition to high strength, VITA ENAMIC provides the elasticity required for minimally invasive restorations; healthy tooth substance can be preserved by reducing the wall thicknesses.
  • Precise and very accurate restorations: After the milling process, VITA ENAMIC exhibits excellent edge stability, especially for restorations with thinning margins, enables accurate reproduction of morphological details and ensures precision-fit restorations.
  • Fast and efficient processing: The excellent milling properties of VITA ENAMIC guarantee time-saving processing of the restoration and minimal wear of milling tools. Since the hybrid ceramic is already in its finished state, it can be inserted immediately after milling.
  • Natural and tooth-colored results: VITA ENAMIC features outstanding light conductivity and can be perfectly integrated into the residual dentition, guaranteeing a natural play of colors.
  • Indication range: In addition to classic single tooth restorations (inlays, onlays, veneers and crowns), VITA ENAMIC is particularly suited for restorations exposed to high masticatory forces (molar area) and minimally invasive restorations.
  • Product data: VITA ENAMIC is available in the geometry EM-14 (12 x 14 x 18 mm).
  • Range of shades: VITA ENAMIC is available in the translucency levels HT (HT = high translucent) and T (T = translucent) and in the five VITA SYSTEM 3D-MASTER shades 0M1, 1M1, 1M2, 2M2 and 3M2.
  • System compatibility:
  • VITA ENAMIC can be processed with Sirona‘s CEREC or inLab MC XL systems, software version V4.0 or higher.
  • VITA ENAMIC blocks are available in EM14, shades and 0M1, 1M1, 1M2, 2M2 and 3M2 in two translucency levels (T=Translucent, HT= High Translucent).

VITA ENAMIC® — Facts & Features

VITA Enamic is…

  1. The first hybrid dental ceramic in the world with a dual network structure.
  2. The perfect combination of stability and elasticity

VITA Enamic ensures…

  1. Enormous strength since masticatory forces are absorbed
  2. Utmost reliability
  3. Precise and accurate restorations
  4. Excellent final results with superb esthetics
  5. Fast and efficient processing

VITA Enamic is particularly suitable for…

  1. Posterior crowns
  2. Minimally invasive restorations

VITA Enamic is available…

  1. In 5 shades and 2 translucency levels

Other things you should know about VITA Enamic:

The first hybrid dental ceramic in the world with a dual network structure. The ceramic-polymer network structure combines the positive properties of both materials in a hybrid material.
The perfect combination of stability and elasticity. The dominant basic ceramic network (86 % by weight) ensures stability and the polymer network (14 % by weight) guarantees elasticity.
The perfect combination of stability and elasticity. The dominant basic ceramic network (86 % by weight) ensures stability and the polymer network (14 % by weight) guarantees elasticity.
Enormous strength since masticatory forces are absorbed. The dual network structure ensures enormous strength. Masticatory forces are absorbed by the polymer network.
Utmost reliability and integrated crack-stop function. In comparison with other dental materials, the highest Weibull modulus is achieved. Moreover, it was found that possible crack formation in the ceramic is stopped by the polymer network.
Precise and accurate restorations. Exceptional edge stability and reproduction of details ensure accurate results.
Excellent final results with superb esthetics. The material exhibits excellent light conductivity, blends perfectly into the residual tooth substance and produces a natural play of colors.
Fast and efficient processing. Shorter milling times than those of comparable materials and considerably extended service life of milling tools.
Posterior crowns. Crowns in the posterior region benefit from the special absorption properties of the polymer network.
Minimally invasive restorations. Preservation of tooth substance is possible thanks to the ability to fabricate high-precision restorations with reduced wall thickness.
In 5 shades and 2 translucency levels. VITAENAMICis available in fiveVITA SYSTEM 3D-MASTER SHADES(0M1 to 3M2) and two translucency levels.

VITA ENAMIC® high translucent

ShadeDesign.GeometryContentProd. No.
0M1-HTEM-1412 x 14 x 18 mm5 piecesEC40M1HTEM14
1M1-HTEM-1412 x 14 x 18 mm5 piecesEC41M1HTEM14
1M2-HTEM-1412 x 14 x 18 mm5 piecesEC41M2HTEM14
2M2-HTEM-1412 x 14 x 18 mm5 piecesEC42M2HTEM14
3M2-HTEM-1412 x 14 x 18 mm5 piecesEC43M3HTEM14

VITA ENAMIC® translucent

ShadeDesign.GeometryContentProd. No.
0M1-TEM-1412 x 14 x 18 mm5 piecesEC40M1TEM14
1M1-TEM-1412 x 14 x 18 mm5 piecesEC41M1TEM14
1M2-TEM-1412 x 14 x 18 mm5 piecesEC41M2TEM14
2M2-TEM-1412 x 14 x 18 mm5 piecesEC42M2TEM14
3M2-TEM-1412 x 14 x 18 mm5 piecesEC43M3TEM14

VITA ENAMIC® Polishing Set clinical/technical

For simple pre- polishing and high-gloss polishing of VITA ENAMIC hybrid ceramic

The VITA ENAMIC polishing sets were developed for reliable, efficient and material-specific surface treatment of hybrid ceramic restorations in dental practices and laboratories. The sets include various polishing instruments for pre- and high-gloss polishing. These instruments are suitable for careful and gentle polishing of occlusal surfaces, cusps, fissures and contact points of the restoration and produce surfaces with exceptional gloss.


  • Excellent final results
  • High Gloss and plaque-resistant surfaces can be produced with these instruments. Precise concentricity, matched grit sizes and the individual geometries of the instruments guarantee results with superior precision.
  • Simple and safe handling
  • The instruments provide superior material removal performance. Good handling and the use without polishing paste enable simple and fast processing.
  • Gentle and careful processing
  • These instruments were developed specifically for the VITA ENAMIC to ensure gentle and careful polishing, reducing the risk of possible microcrack formation.