Projected Case Turnaround Times for Routine Services

​The case times listed below are laboratory goals. However they are approximate times only! Actual turnaround times will vary depending on overall lab case load. Please call with any questions: (619) 556-8247



Turnaround Times

Pour and trim study casts 2 working days
Box, Bead and pour master casts 2 working days
Fixed dies poured and separated for trimming 3 working days
Articulation with facebow/interocclusal record 2 working days
For the items below, the day the case is received by the lab and the day the case is shipped to the provider do not count as "working" days.
Post and Core 2 working days
Implant custom abutment (abutment only) 5 working days
Gradia (resin veneering) application 3-5 working days
Full Metal Crown* 5 working days
Single Unit PFM* 10 working days
Full Metal FPD, 4 or less units * 10 working days
PFM FPD, 4 or less units * 15 working days
PFMs or PFM FPD, 5-8 units, * 20 working days
Implant abument/PFM crown 10 working days
All-ceramic crowns or veneers 10 working days
RPD framework, ** 12 working days
Set teeth, flask and process RPD 6 working days
Custom Tray 3 working days
Soft mouthguard 3 working days
Complete Dentures
Record base/occlusion rim 3 working days
Set teeth 5 working days
ProcessCD 5 working days
Reline CD 1 Full working day (into lab by 0700 done by 1530)
Hard occlusal guard (vacuum formed) 5 working days
Hard occlusal guard (waxed and processed) 10 working days
Temporary Treatment Partials (TTP's) 5 working days
Surgical Stent 5 working days
Bleaching Tray 10 working days
Essix retainer 1 working day upon receiving cast (from provider or DSL)
Ortho appliance 10 working days
Ortho trimmed casts 10 working days

(*) When possible, the expectation is for dental providers to trim their own dies. When the Lab Officer trims dies for the provider (i.e. remote customers) add 1 working day.

(**) After master cast and properly surveyed design cast are submitted to the laboratory

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