Implant Guided Surgery Solutions
For nearly 20 years, the implant professionals at Russellville Dental Lab have been working with dental professionals from coast to coast on guided surgery cases. We’ve put that experience to work for you by developing workflows that allow for fast, consistent delivery of dental implant guided surgery solutions for a variety of dental implant systems such as Nobel Biocare, Straumann, Biohorizon, and more.
If you’re looking for a solution for a specific system you don’t see listed here then don’t worry. We support hundreds of implant platforms with guided surgery kits available. Just Contact Us for more information.
Digital Intraoral Scanner Support List 2023
Take a look at the full range of supported Intraoral Scanners supported by Russellville Dental Lab in 2023.
RDL and Western Kentucky University Tooth Wear Evaluation
Summary of Industry Research with Western Kentucky University School of Engineering and Russellville Dental Lab, looking at wear rates of 3D Printed Teeth.
New Crown Under Existing Partial Denture Workflow
Need to get a new crown under a patient's existing partial denture using traditional impression materials? We can help with this workflow.
A lingual arch space maintainer or TPA is a dental appliance that is placed around the molars to prevent them from moving forward and blocking the space for permanent teeth that are yet to come in.
Locator Overdentures: Advantages and Features
We discuss what Locator Overdentures are and how they can improve patient outcomes.
A Deep Dive on the CEREC Omnicam
Taking A Deep Dive on CEREC Omnicam The CEREC Omnicam dental impression system is a state-of-the-art technology that allows dentists to take precise digital impressions of a patient's teeth and gums. This [...]
Dental Implant System Support
Looking for support for your Chosen Dental Implant System Platform? Got a crazy old case? We can help.
A fixed Lingual Retainer is a dental appliance that is used to hold the teeth in position and prevent them from moving back to their original positions after orthodontic treatment.
Space maintainers are dental appliances used to preserve the space in the mouth where one or more primary teeth have been lost prematurely due to trauma or disease.
Hawley retainers are a common type of removable dental appliance that consists of a plastic body that covers the roof of the mouth and wire clasps that grip the teeth.
Modified Begg Retainer
Begg's wrap-around retainers are a popular choice for maintaining the stability of teeth after orthodontic treatment.
Hyrax Rapid Palatel Expander
The Hyrax Expander is a type of dental appliance that is anchored to the teeth. This appliance is a non-spring loaded jackscrew with a wire frame and is used to widen the upper jaw.
The Tongue Barrier is a personalized orthodontic device that prevents discomfort and sores on the tongue from dental appliances such as expanders.
Bleaching trays are for teeth whitening are usually made of a flexible material that can be shaped to fit your teeth.
A sport guard is a device that covers the teeth and surrounding tissue of the mouth in order to protect them from injury.
Spring Hawley Retainer
Spring Hawley Retainers are made with a wire spring in the center that allows them to apply pressure to the teeth while being worn. This makes spring retainers effective for both correcting tooth crowding and maintaining the proper spacing of teeth after orthodontic treatment.
Standard Begg Retainer
Standard Begg Retainers are used when final adjustments to the bite and position of the teeth are necessary.
Hard Soft Dual Material Occlusal Splint
The Dual Material "Hard/Soft" Occlusal Splint is a custom-made dental appliance that is designed to protect the teeth, jaw, and muscles from overuse, wear, and damage.
Hard Occlusal Splint
An Occlusal Splint is a type of mouth guard that is used to help manage the symptoms of teeth grinding, pain, and dysfunction related to their bite or temporomandibular joints (TMJ) disorders
Cast Space Maintainer
Cast Space Maintainers are dental appliances that are used to keep the space open in the mouth when a primary molar has been lost early due to injury or illness.
Lingual Arch Space Maintainer
The Lingual Arch Space Maintainer is a dental appliance that is placed around the molars to prevent them from moving forward and blocking the space for permanent teeth that are yet to come in.
The Nance Appliance is designed to keep upper molars from turning or shifting forward after the removal of teeth or during orthodontic treatment.
Taking Impressions for Orthodontic Appliances (Traditional Impressions)
Learn how to get calibrated results with our lab on your Orthodontic appliances with this easy to follow
ARC Aligners – Clear Aligners
Now available exclusively from Russellville Dental Lab, ARC Aligners present a new, cost-effective solution for Clear Aligners for your patients with no upfront costs, no contracts, and no complications. ARC Aligners can [...]
ContourZ Full Contour Zirconia
RDL brings the best manufacturers of zirconia together with over 50 years of crown and bridge knowledge to make the ContourZ line.
Flexible Partials, available from RDL using the TCS polymer. Now in stand-alone flexible or cast-combinations.
RDL can provide a variety of soft, hard, and dual laminate style bite guards for grinding, sport, or other applications. Production from digital scans and intraoral scanners available today.
TeethXpress is a biomechanically-stable, immediate load and function protocol for fully or partially edentulous patients. RDL is one of the nation's leading full-arch implant restorative labs.
RDL Staff Attend TeethXpress Training In San Diego
Members of the staff of RDL recently traveled to sunny southern California to attend training on BioHorizon's TeethXpress protocol.
RDL Wins First Place in Bar Design Competiton
RDL recently competed in and won the title of Bar Design Champion at the Battle of the Bars in Miami, FL
CEREC Support Now at RDL
RDL is pleased to partner with Dentsply Sirona to offer support for the Omnicam and Bluecam intraoral scanners. This addition adds to the already growing list of digital technology that our partner clinicians have chosen [...]
RDL Adds Support for CEREC Omnicam from DentsplySirona
RDL has partnered with DentsplySirona to expand our digital IOS solutions.
RDL news for April 2017
May April Showers Bring May Patients.... RDL has been working with Dentsply Sirona to bring support for the Omnicam Intraoral Digital Impression System so you can use the equipment you already have and get the [...]
How To Use UPS Return Shipping Online
How To Use UPS Return Shipping Online In this video we'll walk you through the process of creating a UPS return shipping label online and scheduling a pickup if you don't have a [...]
3M™ ESPE™ MDI Mini Dental Implant product line to be discontinued
3M™ has announced they will discontinue the manufacture and sale of the 3M™ ESPE™ Mini Dental Implant product line on September 1, 2016. 3M ESPE MDI products will be available for purchase until August 31, [...]
Nobel Biocare All on 4 Treatment Protocol Webinar Rebroadcast
This exclusive rebroadcast of our All-on-4 webinar is made available by Russellville Dental Lab, LLC and Nobel Biocare. To stay up to date with other free CE events please sign up below.
Straumann Pro Arch Webinar Rebroadcast
This exclusive rebroadcast of our Conus Abutment webinar is made available by Russellville Dental Lab, LLC and Dentsply Atlantis. To stay up to date with other free CE events please sign up below.
Dentsply Atlantis Conus Abutment Webinar Rebroadcast
The Conus Abutment from Dentsply Atlantis This exclusive rebroadcast of our Conus Abutment webinar is made available by Russellville Dental Lab, LLC and Dentsply Atlantis. To stay up to date [...]
Use The My Account Portal with RDL
We've put together a quick 4 minute video to walk you through the basics of our My Account portal for clinicians. After lengthy discussions with practices just like yours, we've developed a system that allows [...]
Zest Anchors Settles Suit Against Implant Direct
Zest Anchors reached a settlement with Implant Direct. As a result of the agreement, Implant Direct will license technology from Zest Anchors for use in manufacturing its line of GoDirect products while phasing out the GPS abutments and sell Zest’s Locator Attachment System.
Your Lab, Your Way
Our Support Team has been working hard to make sure that you get the best service possible from your interactions with RDL. Find out about some of the great new features available to your practice.
We offer cast partials made with Vitallium alloy and processed with our Ivocap injection denture process. Vitallium is the most trusted name in cast partial frameworks, and you will be pleased with the level of [...]
Case Preview with 3Shape Communicator
The 3Shape Communicator app is an amazing tool for doctor-lab and doctor-patient communication available through RDL.
Straumann CARES Custom Abutments & Crowns
Straumann CARES custom abutments and crowns provide a full range of Genuine Straumann Restorations for both the Bone Level and Tissue Level implants.
Straumann Pro Arch
The Straumann Pro Arch Protocol combines the predictability of Straumann implants with more varied options for restoration - especially screw retained options.
Not All Pink Denture Acrylic is the Same…
When thinking about removable prosthetics, it's important not to overlook the place where the biggest value lies...
Bruxzir Crowns & Bridges
Bruxzir Monolithic Zirconia crowns and bridges from RDL offer the performance of monolithic zirconia that you've come to expect
NobelProcera ASC Abutment
The Angled Screw Channel ASC Abutment from Nobel Biocare provide prosthetic angle correction for screw-retained abutments in implant positions with less-that-ideal paths.
Straumann SRA Screw-Receiving Abutments
The newly announced Straumann SRA Screw-Retained Abutment is available, and RDL is ready to help you with your Genuine Straumann Restoration.
Evolution, Not Revolution
Our industry is obsessed with revolutions. There has been, quite literally, some sort of “revolution” every year that I have been in this business for everything from ceramics to guided surgery to digital dentures. Honestly, all these revolutions are exhausting.
Prepare a Tooth for an All-Ceramic Restoration
These guides can help with guidelines for prepare a tooth for an all-ceramic restorations. Not all tooth preps are the same, so if you're looking to upgrade the cosmetic portion of your fixed restorations by [...]
Procera All-Ceramic Crowns & Bridges
Nobel Biocare All-Ceramic crowns and bridges offer a multitude of metal-free restorative options, and the shaded zirconia offered by Nobel Biocare is the only shaded zirconia with no strength degradation from coloring. [wpdm_package id=12250 template="link-template-panel"] [...]
Steve Hurson Talks About Tilted Implants and Biomechanics
In this 10 minute video Mr Steve Hurson talks about the biomechanics of titled implants. If you've ever had questions about the tilted implant aspect of All-On-4 and other similar concepts then this is a [...]
Atlantis Abutments by Dentsply
Atlantis Abutments, now a part of the Dentsply family, has provided quality milled custom abutments for multiple platforms for quite some time, giving predictable outcomes for gingival support, emergence profile, and crown support no matter what implant system you're using.
Biomet 3I DIEM 2
DIEM 2 from Biomet 3I is a full arch restorative solution using angled implants to maximize A/P spread with minimal implants and immediate loading. RDL is already one of the leading labs in the nation in full arch hybrid restorations, and we can help with your DIEM needs too!
Tips for Shade Taking for Crown & Bridge
If you're looking for some tips to improve your shade taking abilities and thereby improve the outcome of your fixed restorations , then let us try to help. Here are some of the ways that you might be able to get a better shade.
Use a Denture Gauge (Video)
The denture gauge gives you an accurate way to record information from an existing denture and convey that information to the laboratory.
Use the Blue Line Form Selector (Video)
The FormSelector from Ivoclar Vivadent for the Blue Line DCL teeth allows you to judge the best mould or form of tooth for your patient based on some very easy to understand guidelines. Video © Ivoclar Vivadent [...]
Use a Bite Gauge (Video)
The Alma Bite Gauge allows you to get accurate vertical dimensions, either from predefined points on the patients face or by using it under the chin, and give you realistic information to adjust the patients [...]
Use a Papillameter (Video)
The papillameter is a device designed to allow you to record and transfer information about the patients lip line to us at the dental lab in order to better judge the aesthetic portion of denture [...]
How to Use the Centric Tray Device from Ivoclar (Video)
The Centric Tray effortlessly records the natural dimensions of the individual occlusal situation and minimizes the risk of reset due to inaccurate bite registration. Using the Centric Tray either by itself, or with the Ivoclar [...]
On-Site Provisionalization for Full Arch Implant Cases
On-Site Provisionalization services from a lab that knows can be the key to protocol success. RDL can help.
The All-On-4 Concept
For surgeons and clinicians all over the world, the All-On-4 concept has changed the way they look at not just full-arch restorations, but how they see the world of implant dentistry. Russellville Dental Lab has [...]
Ivocap Injection Denture Processing
The Ivocap Denture system from Ivoclar Vivadent is the method used by RDL produce our Premier and Elite lines of denture products.
ICOI Mastership Status Bestowed to RDL’s Lee Coursey
Lee Coursey, Managing Partner of Russellville Dental Lab was recently presented with the ICOI Mastership designation in Las Vegas, NV.
More Dawson Training for RDL Staff
Lee Coursey of RDL traveled to Virginia to receive Dawson training for dental technicians at Bay View Dental Lab.
Joe Coursey Speaks at Cambridge University, Cambridge, England
Joe Coursey of Russellville Dental Lab had the unique opportunity to speak to a group of technicians in Great Britain at Cambridge University
Joe Coursey Earns ICOI Mastership Status
Russellville Dental Lab is proud to recognize Joe Coursey for having received his ICOI Mastership status with the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. The award is given by Implant Prosthetic Section of the ICOI and [...]
IPS e.Max Crowns & Bridges
Ivoclar's IPS e.Max system is available at RDL. Specifically, we're big proponents of the milled CAD version of e.Max because of the uniformity of the material. High-strength lithium disilicate glass-ceramic (LS2) featuring a flexural strength [...]
Removables Department Gets Advanced Training
Members of the RDL Removables Department attend advanced training at Ivoclar Vivadent's North American Headquarters in Buffalo, NY
Procera Implant Bridge (PIB)
The Procera Implant Bridge (PIB) is a milled Titanium implant or abutment retained bridge framework that is completely passive. You've probably heard about it as the best choice for restoration of the All-On-4 surgical concept, [...]
Full Arch Implant Supported Restorative Options
In today's market can we really offer a patient with an edentulous arch - especially a lower arch - a denture without implants and consider that to be the standard of care?
Ivoclar Vivodent PE Teeth
In nearly 60 years of creating dentures for our clinicians and their patients we've used a huge variety of denture teeth. SR Vivodent PE denture teeth are the teeth we recommend when asked about using [...]
Nobel Biocare NobelProcera
RDL has been partnering with Nobel Biocare for the production of all-ceramic crowns and bridges since the late 1990's. The latest product offering from Nobel allows RDL to offer incredible accuracy and esthetic outcomes to our clinicians.
Kevin Coursey Attends 2008 Oral Design Symposium
RDL Partner and Ceramist Kevin Coursey took off to the Big Apple this past month to attend the 2008 Oral Design Symposium at New York University. Notable speakers included renowned ceramist Willi Geller and the [...]
RDL Staff Attend ICOI Winter Symposium 2008
Joe and Lee Coursey of Russellville Dental Lab attended the ICOI Winter Symposium 2008 in Las Vegas, Nevada on February 7th through the 9th. The conference dealt with the multitude of issues surrounding the use [...]
The Implant Team Leader
I have just returned from a wonderful vacation with my extended family. At times there were as many as nineteen members of our family, five under the age of five, and two Scottish Terriers. This [...]
The Autumn Of Their Years – The Aging Population
A Discussion of Removable Prosthetics and the aging population. RDL can help the dental clinician develop practical best practices to meet patient needs.
RDL Partner, Ceramist attends Dawson Training
Kevin Coursey, RDL Ceramist attends Dawson Academy to get training alongside clinicians to gain more insight in to the role of occlusion in dental health.