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Chapter 32
The Dental Office
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Introduction
Patients often judge the quality of their care by the
appearance of the dental office.
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Environment of the Dental Office
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Temperature control
Effective lighting
Walls and floors
Traffic control
Sound control
Privacy
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Areas of the Dental Office
 Reception area: Patient’s are received,
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greeted pleasantly, and made to feel welcome.
Things to remember:
• Keep area clean.
• Ensure adequate seating.
• Maintain up-to-date reading material.
• Provide place for coats and umbrellas.
• Offer a children's corner.
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Areas of the Dental Office- cont’d
 Administrative area: Hub for the
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management or the business side of the
practice.
Items include:
• Desk
• Business equipment
• Storage area for patient records
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Areas of the Dental Office- cont’d
 Treatment area: Dental operatory.
 Goals:
• Provide comfort and mobility for the dental
team.
• Provide privacy and comfort for the dental
patient.
• Enhance the design of the area for better use
of time management and efficient
techniques.
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Areas of the Dental Office- cont’d
 Sterilization area: Sterilization and supply
center where instruments are maintained,
cleaned, sterilized, and stored in preparation for
reuse.
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Areas of the Dental Office- cont’d
 Dental laboratory: An area with a
workbench, wall-mounted storage cabinets, and
laboratory materials and supplies.
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Table 32-1: Equipment and Supplies
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Areas of the Dental Office- cont’d
 Dentist’s private office: Office for the
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dentist’s personal use.
Consultation room: Area where proposed
treatment plans are discussed with a patient.
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Clinical Equipment
 Patient dental chair: Designed to
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accommodate patient comfort.
Positions of the dental chair:
• Upright: The back of the chair is upright at a
90-degree angle.
• Supine: The patient is lying down so that the
patient's head and knees will be at
approximately the same level.
• Subsupine: The patient's head is lower than
the feet.
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Clinical Equipment- cont’d
 Operators stool: Designed to support the body
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for a prolonged period of fixed muscular activity.
Features
• Large seat and back.
• Adjustable lumbar support.
• Adjusts both higher and lower.
• Moves easily around the patient's chair
without tilting.
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Clinical Equipment- cont’d
 Dental assistant’s stool must provide stability,
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mobility, and comfort, with proper,
fatigue-reducing posture.
Features
• Twists and turns to reach countertops and
shelves.
• Provides an adjustable foot platform or foot
ring.
• Firm, secure cushioning in the seat and an
abdominal support bar.
• Abdominal bar positioned for support.
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Clinical Equipment- cont’d
 Dental unit: Provides the necessary electrical
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and air-operated mechanics to the hoses,
attachments, and working parts of the unit.
Dental unit delivery systems
• Front delivery: Positioned over the patient's
lap.
• Side delivery: Positioned at either side of the
patient's chair.
• Rear delivery: Positioned behind the dental
chair.
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Clinical Equipment- cont’d
 Rheostat: A foot-controlled device placed on
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the floor near the operator to control the
function of the dental handpieces.
Dental unit waterlines supplies water through
hoses or water lines into dental handpiece.
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Clinical Equipment- cont’d
 Air-water syringe is an instrument that is
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attached to
Functions
• Deliver a
• Deliver a
• Deliver a
the dental unit.
stream of water.
stream of air.
combined spray of air and water.
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Clinical Equipment- cont’d
 Operating light is used to illuminate the
oral cavity during a procedure.
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Clinical Equipment- cont’d
 Oral evacuation system is a means for
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removing water, saliva, blood, and other
fragments during a dental procedure.
Types:
• Saliva ejector
• High volume evacuator (HVE)
Disposable traps: Filtering mechanisms for
the saliva ejector and high volume evacuator.
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Clinical Equipment- cont’d
 The curing light is used to “harden” or light
cure dental materials.
An amalgamator is used to triturate dental
materials by vigorously shaking the
ingredients.
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Clinical Equipment- cont’d
 Central vacuum compressor provides the
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suction needed for the oral evacuation
systems.
Central air compressor provides
compressed air for the air-water syringe and
air-driven handpieces.
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Care of Clinical Areas
 Evening routine:
• Complete the operatory room exposure control cleanup and preparation protocols.
• Turn off all equipment.
• Ensure treatment rooms are adequately stocked for
the next day.
• Post appointment schedules for the next workday.
• Ensure that instruments, patient records, and
laboratory work are ready for the next day.
• Ensure that sterilization center has been cleaned.
• Ensure that treatment rooms are ready for use.
• Place any soiled protective clothing in the appropriate
container.
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Care of Clinical Areas- cont’d
 Morning Routine
• Arrive 30 minutes before the first scheduled
patient of the day.
• Turn on the master switches for the central
air compressor and vacuum units.
• Ready the dental treatment rooms for patient
care.
• Recheck the appointment schedule.
• Set up the treatment room for the first
patient.
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