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‘We stand for quality, great service and innovation. Digital technology is shaping our future’

Ann John, General Manager

Receiving great feedback from happy customers always puts a smile on my face

Lee Daniel, Lab Manager

The best part of my job? Making a small appliance that has a huge impact on the patient’s life

Leigh Hall, Head of Fixed Appliance Department

The best part of my job is working with cutting-edge 3D printers.

Anthony (Ant) Emmett, Digital Technician

Specialist orthodontic laboratory. Working to the highest standards

Our skilled technicians possess a wealth of experience and incredible depth of knowledge- attributes which go into every appliance we make.

Digital Services

We believe there is huge potential in digital dentistry. We’ve invested in the latest technology and now we’re committed to taking our customers on the same journey.

Smile 3D

Perfect for treating mild to moderate malocclusions, Smile 3D is a flexible clear aligner system which can be adapted and modified to suit your needs and those of your patients.

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Smilefile is our convenient, low-cost digital solution for orthodontic practices. It takes all the hassle out of creating study models, PAR scoring and storage.

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Intraoral scanners

We are a ‘linked lab’ to all the top intraoral scanners and have our own secure transfer portal. So you can easily send your patients’ digital files to us in an instant.

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Our Products

A great deal of skill and hard work goes into every appliance we make. Our team can accommodate any number of design variations and you can be confident that your appliance will be finished to the most exacting standards.


SomnoMed® is the global leader in COAT™ (Continuous Open Airway Therapy) and provides clinically proven diagnostic and treatment options for sleep-related breathing disorders.

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Pressure formed appliances

We use the highest quality pressure forming machines and materials on the market to create a huge range of appliances from mouthguards to bleaching trays.

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Functional appliances

Functional appliances use the principle of growth guidance. They use the natural growth potential of the patient to effect change.

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An innovative new anchorage method for tooth correction, developed in Germany and now available exclusively from JJ Thompson.

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Active appliances

Active appliances are used to effect tooth movement. Our active appliances are all custom-made for your patients, and the design variations are endless.

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JJ Thompson can expertly create your preferred retention appliances with any number of modifications to meet your patients’ needs.

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Latest News & Blog

Another great BOS event!

We’re now back at JJT HQ, still buzzing from a great few days away at the British Orthodontic Society Conference. It was held at the SEC Exhibition Centre in Glasgow, in a gloriously sunny, riverside location.

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British Orthodontic Conference 2019

At JJ Thompson, we’re now reviewing stand designs, looking at colour schemes and making new appliances as we are excited to be attending this year’s British Orthodontic Conference (BOC) which takes place in Glasgow on 19-21 September.

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We make things clear

When you’re dealing with a lab, it can be hard to cut through the jargon, tech-speak and sales pitches. Not to mention the fine print and those dreaded hidden costs. It’s enough to make you feel like a fish out of water. At JJ Thompson, we do things differently.

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Meet the digital dream team

Move over Ant and Dec – Ant and Gabe are the digital double-act to contend with. If you’re a customer of JJ Thompson, chances are you won't have met Ant and Gabe, but you will probably have been helped by them, or benefited from their considerable expertise in some way.

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