Ivoclar Vivadent

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Ivoclar Vivadent AG
Limited company
Founded1923 Edit this on Wikidata
HeadquartersSchaan, Liechtenstein
Key people
Helmut Schuster
(Chair, Supervisory Board)
Diego Gabathuler
Revenue810 Mio. CHF [1]
Number of employees
about 3500 (3/2019)

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


Headquartered in Schaan, Liechtenstein, Ivoclar Vivadent AG has been a privately owned company since it was founded in Zurich in 1923.[2] The company's products are shipped from Schaan to 120 countries worldwide. Ivoclar Vivadent does business in all dental markets worldwide. It has subsidiaries and marketing offices in 29 countries, and employs approximately 3500 people.[3]


Ivoclar Vivadent operates in the four product areas: Digital dentistry, 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 240 people who collaborate with various universities and scientific institutes [4]

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.[5][6]


  1. ^ Facts & Figures 2018
  2. ^ "Company". Ivoclar Vivadent. Retrieved 19 July 2017.
  3. ^ "Dental Lab Products". Vol. 35, No. 4: Passion, Vision, Innovation. April 2010. pp. 32–33. Missing or empty |url= (help)
  4. ^ DiMatteo, Alison M (Nov–Dec 2009). "Duplicating Nature: Biomimetics and Dentistry". Vol. 5, Iss. 10: Inside Dentistry. pp. 132–144. Retrieved 15 October 2010.
  5. ^ DiMatteo, Alison M (Feb 2009). "Does the Evidence Support Office-Based Research?". Vol. 4, Iss. 2: Inside Dentistry. pp. 106–116. Retrieved 15 October 2010.
  6. ^ 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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