Headquartered in Schaan, Liechtenstein, Ivoclar Vivadent AG has been a privately owned company since it was founded in Zurich in 1923. 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 25 countries, and employs approximately 3600 people.
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.
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.