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John Dockstader established Dockstader Dental Lab, Fresno, California, on March 1964, a sole proprietorship specializing in orthodontic appliances.

Dockstader Dental Lab was incorporated as Dockstader Orthodontic Lab, Inc., in September 1981. Later in 1982, the Board of Directors welcomed three key employees, Michael Bausman, Gary Schmidt and Rob Bausman. They are also the company’s Technical Experts in the orthodontic field along side John Dockstader. In August 2001, Seng Kong joined the company's board.


Gary Schmidt, Chief Operating Officer, 1973

Michael Bausman, Chief Executive Officer, 1978 - mbausman@dockstader.com

Seng Kong, Chief Financial Officer, 1985 - skong@dockstader.com

- Dedicated to Excellence in Quality and Service since 1964.

Dockstader Orthodontic Lab is a full-service Orthodontic and Prosthodontic laboratory that specializes in "Removable" and "Fixed Appliances". Our expertise is in "Retainers", "Fixed Appliances", "Twin Blocks™", "EndSnor™ Appliances", "Functional Appliances", "Expansion Appliances", "Rapid Palatal Expanders", "Splints", "Study Models", "Cephalometric Tracings", "Indirect Bracketing", "Crown & Bridge", "Implants", "Flexible Partials", "Partials", and "Dentures".

We also specialize in our original "Splashmaster Color Acrylic Appliances" and "EndSnor™ Appliances, the doctor-prescribed solution to snoring".

Dockstader utilizes Federal Express, UPS, OnTrac and the United States Postal Service as our primary out-of-town pick up and delivery services, therefore, we are just a phone call away anywhere in the world. Think of Dockstader as your "Lab Next Door!" In Fresno and Clovis, California, our home, we provide in-town pick-up and delivery.

We are testimony to the fact that hands-on craftsmanship, quality and pride are not a thing of the past. For us at Dockstader, quality and craftsmanship are a way of life. Our commitment to unsurpassed quality and our reputation stand strong for providing the type of service that you can depend on time and time again.

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Special Highlights

EndSnor™ Appliance

Reduces snoring
Promotes deeper sleep
Improves breathing
No more interrupted sleep


This dental device is a non-surgical way to treat snoring. It is easy to wear and customized to fit each individual patient.

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Lava™ Crowns and Bridges

Fit, strength and beauty that make a differrence.

Fit: Precision computer design system results in excellent fit

Strength: Lava zirconia provides high strength performance and reliability

Beauty: Natural translucency and patented shading system produce unmatched esthetics

Give your Patients' the Smile of a Brighter Future.

Click here for the endless indications of the Lava System

Dockstader Dental Retainers


DDR 100
Hawley wire with (2) Ball Clasps/(2) C Clasps

DDR 200
Hawley wire with (2) Adams Clasps

DDR 300
Soldered Hawley

DDR 400 $40.00
Wrap Around

Color, Glitter, Pattern:

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