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Authentic® Shade Definition and
Conversion Chart for Bleached Shades

This chart will enable the technician to make the equivalent conversion from different manufacturers of bleached shades to the Authentic bleached shades.

The definitions of "Plus" (+) and "Plus/Plus" (++) ingots, are given to assist the technician in making the correct ingot selection for each prescribed shade.

When reviewing the shade conversions below, the Empress shades are for ingot conversion while the Chromascop (Ivoclar) and the Vita shades are for the dentin hue conversions.

These shades are for the bleached shade type restorations.

Plus (+) Ingot Bleach Shades with 45% Opacity
W+
=
Whitish, opalescent, fluorescent, dense, non-shaded
T1+
=
Whitish, grayish, opalescent, fluorescent, more depth than W+
T2+
=
Whitish, grayish, opalescent, fluorescent, more depth than T1+
B00+
=
Two shades lighter than B1+, fluorescent, very lightly tinted
A00+
=
Two shades lighter than A1+, fluorescent, very lightly tinted
B0+
=
One shade lighter than B1+, fluorescent, lightly tinted
A0+
=
One shade lighter than A1+, fluorescent, lightly tinted
 
Plus/Plus (++) Ingot Bleach Shades with 70% Opacity
W++
=
Whitish, opalescent, very fluorescent, highly opacified, non-shaded
B0++
=
One shade lighter than B1++, very fluorescent, highly opacified, lightly tinted
A0++ = One shade lighter than A1++, very fluorescent, highly opacified, lightly tinted

 

Ingot Selection
Shade Conversion  
Empress Chromascop-Dentins Vita 3-D Dentins
02
=
W++
01
=
W+
T1
=
T1+
T2
=
T2+
TC1
=
B0+
TC2
=
A0+
010
=
W++
020
=
W+
030
=
B00+
040
=
B0+
     
     
OM1
=
W++
OM2
=
W+
OM3
=
W+
     
     
     

IPS Empress is a registered trademark of Ivoclar Vivadent. Vita3-D is a registered trademark of Vita Zahnfabrik GmbH.