A complete manual of instruments needed for a new dental clinic.
INSTRUMENT MANUAL FOR A NEW DENTAL CLINIC
Opening a dental clinic can be a daunting task. There are so many things to buy & purchase. It’s a big list. Starting from the infrastructure to dental materials and equipment. You will need to make an exhaustive list so that you can keep a track of what has been purchased and what is still pending. And one of the exhaustive list is of dental instruments. There are so many dental instruments that you might get confused. What to buy & what not to buy.
Depending on what type of clinic your are opening instruments can very for you. Of course there are some instruments that every clinic should have. Then there are specialized instruments. Suppose your clinic is a dental implant specialization clinic then you will need to have the latest instruments related to that. Suppose your clinic is advanced endodontics center , then you will need modern microscopes for minute RCTs. We have prepared a complete list of all the possible instruments that you might possibly need for your first clinic. You can check it here. Of course you can add or delete depending on your requirements.
Dental chairs/ X ray Unit/ RVG/ Endo motor/ Scalers/ Compressors and many more dental equipments. Search the market for the equipments that best suit for your budget. For example a dental chair can come for a price ot 1.5 lakhs to 10 lakhs. You decide which one you want. In case of buying dental chair always keep a track that the servicing is provided promptly. If you feel any particular dental chair company is not having adequate support – don’t go for them. Ask local dentists regarding this and you will get a better picture.
Some dealers provide a package to provide all the equipments provided you purchase the equipments from them . It’s a good system as you get good discount. So get information about the dealers from a senior dentist and call all of them and see who is giving you the best deal.
Check out this exhaustive list covering almost all the instruments.
You can download this PDF and use it as a list when you buy instruments.
DENTAL INSTRUMENTS AND SUPPLIES FOR START UP
This is a suggested list for a one dentist, dental clinic. The list is divided into categories of equipment and supplies. Those items listed should be able to take care of most operative, preventive dentistry, endodontic, prosthodontic, and oral surgical needs in a dental clinic. It should be noted that some instruments are listed in multiple sections. Once you and the dentist decide which services your clinic will offer you can compile the equipment/supply list. Items can be substituted to satisfy personal and professional needs of the dentist(s) that will be working at your clinic. The purpose of this list is to provide you a starting point, but its not the ultimate list.
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