Dye & Golze Dental Laboratory is a dental laboratory established by Matt Dye and Chris Golze in 2007. After working together since 1996, we decided it was time to start our own laboratory to give us the opportunity to grow as a business and develop our own products offering people the very best dental appliances.
Born from this is XSGUARD Mouthguards. A product developed over many years to help protect  athletes from the dangers they may encounter whilst competing in their chosen sport.

The laboratory is registered with the MHRA (Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency) and DLA (Dental Laboratories Association). We have DAMAS (Dental Appliance Manufacturers Audit Scheme) accreditation and are registered to use the British Bite Mark. We as individuals are also registered with the GDC (General Dental Council) and the DTA (Dental Technologists Association).

MHRA (Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency)



The MHRA is responsible for regulating all medicines and medical devices in the UK by ensuring they work and are acceptably safe. By law, all dental laboratories must be regsitered with the MHRA.


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DAMAS (Dental Appliance Manufacturers Audit Scheme)




DAMAS is a quality management system designed specifically for the manufacturers of custom made dental appliances.

It is the most commonly used annually inspected quality system within the dental laboratory industry that provides a framework for an effective quality management system which enables dental laboratories to prove to their clients that they are operating within the law (Medical Devices Regulations MDR).
DAMAS is more than just a quality control mechanism. It encompasses control beyond just inspection and testing and requires a structured approach to prevention of quality problems through planned activities that include reviews, monitoring and documentation.

DAMAS provides laboratories with a set of processes that ensure a common sense approach to the management of the organisation. The system ensures consistency and improvement of working practices, which in turn should provide products and services that meet customer's requirements.

DTA (Dental Technologists Association)




The DTA is a not for profit professional association for dental technicians in the UK. It was established in the 1980’s and was originally called the Dental Technicians Education and Training Advisory Board (DTETAB) with a remit for education and training. 

DLA (Dental Laboratories Association)







The DLA is a professional body for dental laboratory owners in the UK. Currently, the association has around 1000 members. It is estimated that members of the DLA are responsible for over 80% of dental laboratory services in the UK.

British Bite Mark





The British Bite Mark was launched on March 23rd 2012 and was designed to represent the dental laboratory industry in Great Britain. Wherever you see the British Bite Mark logo, you can be confident that custom made dental appliances have been manufactured on site in a British dental laboratory to your specific dental requirements.The British Bite Mark also provides patients with confidence that their dentists are using dental laboratories that have registered with all the appropriate regulators and have confirmed that they manufacture your custom made dental appliance in accordance with all legislative requirements.



Dye & Golze Dental Ltd

Unit 9 Heather Court

Shaw Wood Way


South Yorkshire



Tel: 01302 343815

Email: xsguard@hotmail.co.uk

Opening Hours


Mon - Thur 09:00 - 17:30

Fri 09:00 - 16:30


Closed Bank Holidays


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