Practice Managers

Terec laboratories are in constant communication with practice managers about a wide range of topics of concern. We have included below some of the most frequently asked questions.

What do you offer?

Below is a list of generic products and services.
Each laboratory will be able to provide you with further details about each product and service they offer.

  David Sheppard Ceramics GS Halligan Dental Laboratory Griffen Dental Laboratory M Gill Dental Laboratory McDowell & Service Dental Laboratory Sterling Ceramics
All Ceramic Crowns and Bridges
Metal Bonded Crowns and Bridges
All Metal Crowns and Bridges
Adhesive Dentistry: Veneers, inlays and onlays
Gum shields/mouthguards  
Diagnostic wax up
Shade taking at laboratory
Fast track delivery

What is your turnaround time?

This depends on the complexity of the work, however standard turnaround times are:

  • Crowns, bridges, veneers, inlays and onlays: 5-8 working days, depending upon the laboratory
  • Implants: about 10 working days

Fast Track services are available, so please consult the individual laboratory for further information.

Will we be able to speak to the same technician about each particular case?

Terec laboratories understand the importance of direct communications with dentists and their teams. Each case is managed by a laboratory director or manager, so communications concerning the case are clear and effective.

Can you confirm that you have GDC accreditation?

All Terec laboratories have GDC accreditation.

What is your MHRA number?

Please see below:

Laboratory MHRA Number
David Sheppard Dental Ceramics CA001750
GS Halligan (Dental Laboratory) CA003251
Griffen Dental Laboratory CA000260
M Gill Dental Laboratory CA002152
McDowell & Service CA000393
Sterling Ceramics CA000116

What is your laboratory infection control policy?

Please click here to view our policy.


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