3Shape Scanner

We have a 3shape scanner, the scanner gives added accuracy to our crown and bridge work. This facility allows us to recieve files sent from dentist but we can also scan models cast from conventional impressions.

• 2 high-resolution 5.0 MP cameras
• Multi-line blue LED
• Integrated multi-die scan technology possible per Add-on
• Accuracy(ISO12836):10 μm (C&B)/ 12μm (bar restorations)
• Single stump scanning time: 25 seconds
• Arch scanning time: 40 seconds

Crown & Bridge

NHS & Private

Our specialist crown and bridge department is well versed in dealing with all aspects of fixed single unit, multiple unit and large bridge work.

Bonded Metal

We work with both precious and non-precious metals.

Metal Free

  • IPS E-MAX: for single crowns and small bridge work. Also inlays/onlays.
  • ZIRCONIA: for single crowns and small to large bridge spans.
  • GRADIA COMPOSITE: single crowns, inlays/onlays & temporary Maryland bridges.
  • ACRYLIC: single crowns, small to medium bridges.

Dental Implants

All aspects of implant work undertaken; including fixed and removable acrylic work on cast or milled metal frames.

Porcelain bonded implant bridge work to precious and non-precious frameworks (both screw and cement retained).

Custom abutments can be constructed with Dentsply Atlantis/Isus system (milled frameworks in titanium or chrome cobalt) or cast in-house within the laboratory.

All implant systems catered for including Astra, Nobel Biocare, Southern, Ankylos, Bio Horizons, Biomet 3I and Straumann (Platinum Laboratory).


NHS & Private

The laboratory has vast experience in providing a wide range of removable prosthetics including:

  • • NHS standard acrylic and chrome work;
  • • Private hi-impact acrylic and chrome work;
  • • Flexible partial dentures and tooth coloured clasps.


All aspects of ortho work undertaken:

  • • Removable appliances
  • • Vacuum retainers/splints
  • • Anti snoring devices
  • • Sports mouth guards
  • • Wire retainers
  • • Whitening trays.


RD Laboratory Ltd
Unit 16E Elgin Industrial Estate
50 Dickson Street
KY12 7SN

RD Laboratory Ltd

T: 01383 733 613
T: 01383 733 673
E: info@rdlaboratory.co.uk
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