Turn Around Times




Acqua-Dent’s production/time schedule below are in-lab days and do not include the pick-up or delivery day.  We are closed on Saturdays and Sundays.  Please schedule your work accordingly.  We use UPS and Network Courier Service (depending on your location) for picks ups and delivery.  You will only be charged for deliveries to your office.  Contact the lab for shipping label to send your case.



Step 1 – Fabrication of Provisional Denture – Submit study models and photos

Custom Tray—————————————————————————— 3 Days

Bite Block———————————————————————————–3 Days

Set-up for Try-in————————————————————————- 7 Days

Retry—————————————————————————————–3 days

Process Provisional and Prosthetic Guide—————————————10 Days

(Delivered to Restorative Doctor Prior to Surgery Date)



STEP 2 – Conversion/Surgery

Once temporary is placed,……….healing…..  At this time, it is recommended to schedule the patient



Step 3 – Fabrication of Final Prosthesis – Submit repair model, rubber duplicating mold, open tray impression copings and analogs 2 weeks before patient’s first appointment.  At this time, the lab will need to know what the final restoration will be—Acrylic Hybrid, AvaDent Hybrid, or Full Arch Zirconia


Verification jig, custom tray and clear duplicate for bite———————7 Days

Set-up for Try-in (teeth)—————————————————————–7 Days

Bar Try-in———————————————————————————-15 Days

Retry——————————————————————————————3 Days

Final Finish———————————————————————————7 Days

PMMA Try-in (for Zirconia Final)————————————————— 15 Days

Zirconia Final Fabrication———————————————————— 15 Days

AvaDent Process and Finish——————————————————— 15 Days

All on 4 Repairs—————————————————————- see below


What is needed to repair? – Prosthesis, repair model.  Doctor is to remove prosthesis from the patient’s mouth.  Usually, the patient will bring to the lab with repair model and wait about 1 hour to return to office for re-insert.  An appointment with Acqua-Dent, Inc. is required.