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FAQs - Private Patients

Do You Repair and Adjust Dentures to the Public?

Yes, we’re able to repair, reline, add teeth, and adjust dentures to the public while you relax in our private and comfortable waiting area. Most repairs can be done in less than an hour, and they’re carried out at our laboratory in Anstey, Leicestershire.

Do You Make New Dentures for the Public?

Yes, Advanced Prosthetics Ltd designs and fabricates dental prosthetics for prescriptions and we also have a specially trained clinical dental technician who is able to take impressions and fit bespoke dentures personally. Prices Start from £495 

What Are the Advantages of Visiting Your Clinical Dental Technician?

Clinical dental technicians are denture experts, and they have a special interest in this area, unlike many general dental practitioners. Liaising with the technicians that are making your dentures direct gives the patients a unique opportunity to have truly bespoke, natural looking dentures. Everyone is different, with different things expected from their dental prosthetics. Dealing with the technician directly ensures that you get what you need, and that nothing is lost in translation between clinic and laboratory.

What Services Are Offered at Your Laboratory?

We design and fabricate a wide and varied range of dental prosthetics for dental practices and hospitals including:

  • Cosmetic Dentures
  • Cobalt-Chrome Frameworks
  • Flexible Dentures
  • Invisible Clasps
  • Implant-Retained Dentures
  • Hybrid and Custom Combination Work
  • Orthodontic Appliances
  • Sports Mouth Guards
  • Bleaching Splints
  • Snoring Appliances

FAQs – Dentists

What Services Are Offered to Our Dental Practice?

We design and fabricate a wide and varied range of dental prosthetics for clinicians including:

  • Cosmetic Dentures
  • Cobalt Chrome Frameworks
  • Flexible Dentures
  • Invisible Clasps
  • Implant Retained Dentures
  • Hybrid and Custom Combination Work
  • Orthodontic Appliances
  • Sports Mouth Guards
  • Bleaching Splints
  • Snoring Appliances

Call the laboratory for further information, price list, or for one of our couriers to drop off an information pack.

Do You Offer a Collection and Delivery Service?

Yes, we offer a daily collection and delivery courier service free of charge to practices within a 40 mile radius of the laboratory. Special delivery and postage service are offered if your practice is a little further away.

Do You Offer Discounts?

No, we aim to keep our prices competitive, even though we use the best techniques and materials available.

Where Can I find a Price List for Dental Practices?

If you email the laboratory office a PDF price list and sample lab ticket will be sent to you.

Do you have an Infection Control Policy?

Yes: Laboratory Infection Control Policy

A high standard of infection control is of prime importance in this laboratory. It is essential to the safety of all who come into contact with our laboratory. Every member of staff will receive training in all aspects of infection control, including decontamination of impressions, appliances and equipment, this policy must be adhered to at all times. If there is any aspect that is not clear, please ask:

The Advanced Prosthetics Ltd, Laboratory Infection Control Lead.

This policy operates in conjunction with the Laboratory Health and Safety and governance policies. This policy will be reviewed at regular intervals and it is important that you understand it fully and are prepared to answer any questions that clients may ask you about it.

1. Laboratory staff should be immunised against blood-borne viruses as identified by infection control risk assessment and in accordance with available industry guidance. Records of these immunisations should be retained.

2. The laboratory provides appropriate protective clothing, gloves, eyewear and masks that must be worn by technicians during all production procedures. Protective clothing worn in the laboratory must not be worn outside the laboratory premises.

3. Before donning gloves, hands must be washed using an anti-bacterial hand wash and/or disinfected with alcholgel.

4. Impressions will be disinfected using Impressiv v solution (disinfectant).

5. All working areas will be kept to a minimum, clearly identified and, after session, cleaned with Cif Anti-bacterial multipurpose cleaner (detergent) and disinfected using Dettol Disinfection Spray.

6. In the event of an inoculation injury, the wound should if possible be made/allowed to bleed freely, then washed thoroughly under running water and covered with a waterproof dressing. The incident should be recorded in the accident book and immediately discussed with Mr Mark Foxall to assess whether further action is needed. Advice on post-exposure prophylaxis can be obtained from Mr Mark Foxall

7. All clinical waste must be placed in the appropriate containers provided in each area. When no more than three quarters full the containers must be securely fastened and stored in the waste room (designated area).

8. All dental impressions, not marked as disinfected, must be rinsed until visibly clean and disinfected using Impressiv v solution and labelled as ‘disinfected’ before being sent to the production area. Appliances and work being returned to the dental practice should also be disinfected and labelled.

9. Any accidental spillages involving a potentially hazardous substance will be reported to Mr Mark Foxall.

10. Anyone developing a reaction to any substance compound or chemical or the protective gloves must inform Mr Mark Foxall immediately.

11. All staff involved with clinical procedures must receive appropriate training in all aspects of infection control including decontamination. This should be reviewed and recorded annually.

12. Eating, drinking and smoking is STRICTLY PROHIBITED in any receiving, production or despatch area.


13. As per the Lab Ticket. All work leaves the laboratory in a non sterile state.

This Policy is reviewed on 1 April Annually.