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About us

We’re proud of our long-standing position as one of the UK’s leading orthodontic laboratories. Founded in 1958 by Jack Thompson, JJ Thompson started out as a family-run business and still retains many of the same qualities such as friendliness, integrity and trust.

Our technicians are trained to the highest possible level and comply with MHRA and DAMAS standards. Many of our technicians have been with us for more than 20 years, and have progressed into senior management positions.

We also strive to stay at the forefront of new technology and practices and work closely with Sheffield College to identify and nurture new talent for the future.

We’re not some faceless corporate, far from it in fact. We’re genuine in our desire to deliver a friendly, efficient service, and we love nothing more than working with our customers on brand new designs and in some cases, hare-brained schemes!


We’re all defined by our DNA, and JJ Thompson is no exception. When you work with us, it won’t be long before you realise that there are certain qualities inherent in everything we do.

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