Ivoclar Vivadent

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Ivoclar Vivadent AG
Type Limited company
Industry Dental
Headquarters Schaan, Liechtenstein
Key people Christoph Zeller
(Chair, Supervisory Board)
Robert A. Ganley
Revenue 747 Mio. CHF (12/20123)
Employees approx. 3000 (12/2013)
Website www.ivoclarvivadent.com

Ivoclar Vivadent AG is a worldwide dental company that produces a range of products and systems for dentists and dental technicians.


Headquartered in Schaan, Principality of Liechtenstein, Ivoclar Vivadent AG has been a privately owned company since it was founded in 1923. The company's products are shipped from Schaan to 120 countries throughout the world. Ivoclar Vivadent does business in all dental markets worldwide. It has wholly owned subsidiaries and marketing and sales offices in 23 countries, and it employs approximately 3000 people worldwide [1]

Three areas of strength[edit]

Ivoclar Vivadent operates in the three product areas Direct Restoratives, Fixed Prosthetics and Removable Prosthetics. In these areas, the company offers dentists and dental technicians products and product systems that support them across the entire treatment and fabrication process and enable them to achieve esthetic results.

Research and development[edit]

Ivoclar Vivadent AG has an internal Research and Development centre that employs more than 130 people who collaborate with various universities and scientific institutes [2][3]

Training and continuing education[edit]

The company operates a learning and training facility for dental courses and continuing professional education at its headquarters in Schaan called the International Center for Dental Education (ICDE). Regional education centres in other countries around the world supplement the company's dental training programs.[2][4]


  1. ^ "Dental Lab Products". Vol. 35, No. 4: Passion, Vision, Innovation. April 2010. pp. 32–33. 
  2. ^ a b DiMatteo, Alison M (Feb 2008). "Does the Evidence Support Office-Based Research?". Vol. 4, Iss. 2: Inside Dentistry. pp. 106–116. Retrieved 15 October 2010. 
  3. ^ DiMatteo, Alison M (Nov–Dec 2009). "Duplicating Nature: Biomimetics and Dentistry". Vol. 5, Iss. 10: Inside Dentistry. pp. 132–144. Retrieved 15 October 2010. 
  4. ^ DiMatteo, Alison M (Sep 2009). "Dental Labs: A Vital Key to Your Success". Vol. 5, Iss. 8: Inside Dentistry. pp. 106–118. Retrieved 15 October 2010. 

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