State-Of-The-Art Lab - Rapid City, SD

Cutting-Edge Technology,
Precise Treatments

dental lab within the dental practice

Design Every Aspect
of Your New Smile

At Carpenter Dental, we believe that no one should endure the burden of a damaged and painful smile. That’s why our commitment to excellence encompasses every aspect of our practice. We are dedicated to delivering strong, beautiful, and comfortable smiles that transform lives. Our on-site dental laboratory is equipped with the latest cutting-edge dental technology, ensuring that we can consistently provide updated care and affordable dental treatment in Rapid City, SD. By staying at the forefront of dental techniques and technology, our dental lab guarantees the success, customized treatment plans and truly customized smile designs. Your satisfaction and long-term oral health are our top priorities, and we’re dedicated to providing you with your best smile yet!

Dental Technology Built for Smile Restoration

dental 3d printer

3D Printer

The integration of 3D printing technology in dentistry has revolutionized the field, allowing for the precise fabrication of dental prosthetics and appliances with incredible accuracy and efficiency. With our 3D printer, Chad M. Carpenter DDS can create custom-made dental implants, crowns, and orthodontic aligners, providing patients with tailored solutions that fit seamlessly and enhance their oral health and aesthetics.

dental laser model

Diode Laser

As a versatile tool used for various soft tissue procedures, our diode laser is used for gum contouring and periodontal therapy. This advanced laser technology offers precise and minimally invasive treatment, reducing discomfort, promoting faster healing, and providing exceptional results for patients.

Surgical guide

NSEQUENCE Digital Work Flow

Aiding Dr. Carpenter in our dental implant procedures, Nsequence is an innovative digital workflow system that revolutionizes smile restorations, allowing for streamlined treatment planning and improved patient outcomes. By combining advanced imaging, virtual models, and computer-guided techniques, Nsequence enhances precision and efficiency, ensuring optimal results and a seamless patient experience.

CEREC Milling machine

CEREC Milling Machine

Chairside Economical Restoration of Esthetic Ceramics (CEREC) enables same-day restoration procedures by utilizing computer-aided design and manufacturing (CAD/CAM) technology. With CEREC, patients can enjoy the convenience of receiving custom-made crowns, veneers, and other dental restorations in just one visit, eliminating the need for multiple appointments and temporary restorations.

dental practice scanner

CBCT Scanner

Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT), is an advanced imaging technology that provides detailed three-dimensional images of a patient’s oral and maxillofacial structures. This non-invasive and efficient imaging tool allows Dr. Carpenter to accurately diagnose and plan treatment for complex cases, such as dental implant placement, orthodontic treatment, and evaluating TMJ disorders.

Dental milling machine

Milling Machine

Our state-of-the-art milling machine uses computer-aided design (CAD) and computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) technology to fabricate precise dental restorations from a solid block of material. This advanced technology allows for the efficient and accurate production of crowns, bridges, and other dental prosthetics, ensuring optimal fit, functionality, and aesthetics for patients.

iTero IOS

iTero IOS

The iTero Intraoral Scanner (IOS) is a cutting-edge digital imaging system used in dentistry to capture highly accurate 3D images of a patient’s teeth and oral structures. With its advanced technology and seamless integration with digital workflows, the iTero IOS enhances diagnosis, treatment planning, and the creation of custom restorations, providing patients with a more comfortable and efficient dental experience.

Production of dental crowns


Photogrammetry is a technique in dentistry that uses a series of overlapping photographs to create accurate three-dimensional models of dental structures. This non-invasive method allows for detailed analysis, treatment planning, and the creation of custom dental prosthetics with exceptional precision and fit, ultimately improving patient outcomes and satisfaction.

Close up of dental drill

Air Abrasion

Air abrasion is a gentle and precise dental technique that utilizes a high-pressure stream of air and abrasive particles to remove decay and prepare teeth for restorations. This minimally invasive alternative to traditional drilling reduces the need for anesthesia, preserves healthy tooth structure, and enhances patient comfort during dental procedures.

doctor and patient going over dental procedure information with display

The Carpenter Dental Lab Benefit

At Carpenter Dental in Rapid City, SD, our on-site dental implant lab offers numerous benefits for our patients. Dr. Carpenter’s ability to communicate seamlessly and conveniently with patients, along with the cost economy and exceptional aesthetic results, make our dental lab an invaluable asset. With complete control over the restoration process and the ability to combine multiple appointments into one office visit, our dental lab ensures rapid turnaround and same-day placement of custom crowns and prosthetics. This streamlined approach guarantees predictable and efficient treatment, allowing us to provide our patients with outstanding results and a convenient dental experience.

Both the Carpenter Dental team and our patients benefit from the state-of-the-art equipment in our dental lab. With the aid of our Exocad software, milling equipment, and a 3D printer, we can design treatment plans faster and with greater precision. Our dental laboratory eliminates unnecessary waiting, hassle, and additional fees. At Carpenter Dental, we’re proud to pave the way for cutting-edge dental treatment in Rapid City, SD, ensuring that our patients leave our office with exactly what they need—a brand-new smile they’ll be happy to show off for the rest of their lives.