Know How to Go About a Dental Chair Repair and Service - Vigyaa
Close

Delete Collection?

Are you sure you want to delete this collection permanently?

Close

Delete Collection?

Are you sure you want to delete this collection permanently?

Everyone has a Story to Tell and an Experience to Share!

Let’s Start Writing
deb2cc68-a647-4de6-90aa-bda67dc8957d

106 views

Know How to Go About a Dental Chair Repair and Service

Dental equipment is costly and needs to be taken proper care. A dental chair might cost approximately $14,000 which proves that these things are not to be taken for granted. Getting it repaired means additional cost and after one point of time, replacement seems a viable option because they are beyond any kind of repairs. Dental chair repair and service is a very important decision because you need to analyze how many times your chair needs repairing and how many patients are annoyed with the kind of chair you have. Before giving your chair for a service, make sure you communicate and take advice from your fellow colleagues or employees as to what kind of repairing your dental chair needs.

#
Dental Chair Repair and Service

 1. Identify the Issue – Initially, you should determine the issue related to the chair covering the problematic part of the chair. Which part of the chair is not functioning as it should be? Finding out the problem of the chair might also help you in finding the right technician or solving the hindrance by yourself.

2. Warranty – If the chair is still in warranty, the dental chair repair and service work becomes an inexpensive affair. Usually, a dental chair comes with a warranty for one year. During this period, the chair repair and service is carried out free of cost.

3. Consultation – Dental chairs are manufactured by reliable manufacturers and supplied by licensed suppliers. They can be consulted over a call if any issue arises. Due to their knowledge, they can help you in identify and to solve the problem which will be helpful in saving money. They will only recommend service by a technician if the solution to the problem is beyond the control of the person.

4. Calling Verified Technicians – If the problem must be taken care of by the technician, then the manufacturer or the supplier may recommend one. Keep in mind that the technician you call for dental chair repair and service should be trustworthy, experienced, professional, knowledgeable and good communicators. A trustworthy technician will guide you and repair the chair in an efficient manner without any kind of corruption. Their experience will help you in receiving an affordable solution and quick repair.

5. Getting a second opinion – Make sure that the dental chair repair and service technician listens to your problems and analyses it so that he can work on the problem diligently. Sometimes, the technician might have an ulterior motive. The person may find this as an opportunity to hoard money. Thus, if you feel the technician is not right, try to go for a second opinion on it and only then get the chair repaired.

6. Repair vs Replacement – If the dental chair is quite old and not functional, spending money on it constantly may not be the correct way of solving the problem. You might want to buy a new chair instead of reinvesting on the same equipment again and again. The average life span of a dental chair is 15 years. After that, a chair should be replaced instead of getting it repaired.

#
Dental Chair Repair and Service

 A technician takes approximately an hour to fix your dental chair. The dental chair repair and service goes through the following steps:

1. All forms of air, water, and electricity connections are switched off.

2. Air and water outlets are scrutinized, and any form of potential leaks is examined.

3. The various outlets of tubing are also checked for any form of damage.

4. Lights, spittoons, drainage and suction parts are checked.

5. Any form of damage is corrected by the technicians.

A dental chair is an important part of any surgery or clinical work in the dentistry industry. Servicing of the chair should be taken care of once in a year. Repairing it and getting it serviced is vital because it is costly equipment and should be maintained well. 



Related Articles

Hello Mr Businessperson! What if I told you that I could reduce your sick leave by 20%? If we worked really hard maybe even 45% or even 55%?

15.4 million days were lost in the UK during 2017 to 2018 due to mental health alone. That makes up 57% of all work sick leave. Almost half (44%) of those 15.4 million days were due to workload. This data is compiled yearly by the UK’s Health and Safety Executive but is isn’t unique to the UK.

For decades the World Health Organisation has been monitoring death rates and the global trend is terrifying. Suicide is the biggest killer of men from their teenage formative years right into their 50s. Whilst the UK male suicide rate was at its lowest in 2017 (since 1981 when the UK’s Office for National Statistics started) it is still the biggest killer of men from their teens to the time they should get their bus pass. In 2017, 5,821 people ended their own lives. 4,382 (75.3%) of those were male.

The worst part? This isn’t news. It has been this way for decades. While we have all be shocked into action and the fight against medical issues like AIDS, TB and cancer, men have been killing themselves rather than live in a devolved country. A large proportion of this has a relation to work and as we discovered above, 44% is workload itself.

Since the recession of 2009, budgets in all businesses have been tightened. Sometimes processes simplified or corners cut. There are occasions where this isn’t a bad thing but sometimes removing unique services and products alienates your customers and your own staff. Making people redundant and then being surprise there is not enough people to handle your sales or service calls is embarrassing, farcical, damaging and, worryingly, not uncommon. Your customers big and small no longer regard you as a market leader – suddenly your higher prices are no longer ‘worth it’ because your service is now no better than the cheaper competitor. They think they have achieved the savings the business needs but it’s self-destructive and I’ve seen it first hand.

The businesses that have flourished in the last ten years are the ones who took a small pair of pruning shears to the ‘bush’ of their processes, services and staff and not the businesses who took a machete.

Businesses who support their staff see better sales and reliability. Happy staff do more for the business, in and out of work.

Mind, a leading mental health charity in the UK, run their own Workplace Index. Their report from 2017 showed that only 54% of staff, in an array of industries, felt their manager support their wellbeing and mental health.

Simple solutions such as offering occasional one-2-ones help focus your staff and support them. It also allows managements to see where the real issues are – the issues that actually affect your customers and your profits. Mind encourage companies to sign up to their pledge and join the battle. Big industry leaders such as Heineken and JaguarLandRover have been on board for years. Suicide is preventable. A short conversation, an occasional check-in with someone who may be struggling to cope can go a long way, and might even help save a life.

In 2015, I suffered workplace discrimination. I tried to end my own life. It has taken years to recover. It was embarrassing for the management and the brand involved as well as costly due to the legal action that followed. If you want talented staff doing their best and the sales and profits that match, you have to offer the right service to your staff. The alternative is either the staff burnout, which in my example is costly, or the staff go to your competitors.

It’s finally business savvy to care about the wellbeing of your staff.



Reference Image
Close