If you own or manage a dental, Orthodontic or Oral Surgery office then you know how important dental equipment repair can be to the function and efficiency of your business. When a machine goes down, it can wreak havoc on the workflow of your office and patient satisfaction. As experts in dental equipment service for Atlanta, we know a thing or two about dental equipment repair. We are here with a definitive list of some things you might need to know about dental equipment repair and servicing. And, when you require dental equipment repair of your own, don’t hesitate to give us a call and we can help you get things back up and running.
How long does dental equipment typically last? With proper care and servicing, dental equipment should generally last 10-15 years. It is recommended to set up a dental equipment service schedule for maintenance, calibration and certification needs. When it comes to a dental practice, prevention of equipment break-downs is better for equipment than repair work after the fact.
How should dental equipment be serviced? Servicing should be carried out by experienced and trained dental equipment professionals like those at TEC. They can diagnose malfunctions in existing equipment as well as newly purchased equipment using manufacturers service kits and special test and analysis instruments. Planned preventative maintenance can also help prevent dental equipment failure down the line.
Why is professional service necessary? As you know there are many negative effects of faulty equipment including frustration to the user, an effect on patient experience and even the need to rebook patients. With professional dental equipment service you can help avoid these instances and get your office back up and running more quickly. Some dental equipment parts may become damaged or wear-out over time and faulty equipment can pose a danger to patients and the professional. Trying to fix issues yourself can lead to even longer wait times and additional issues.
Our team of dental equipment repair experts can cover the servicing, maintenance and repair of any type of equipment both in-person or over-the-phone.
When is replacement needed? The decision of whether to repair or replace will have to be made based on whether you want keep the machine going for a while longer or replace it with a more updated piece of equipment. Before deciding whether to repair or replace, check the equipment’s age, reoccurring issues, warranty and more.
Do you still have some questions about dental equipment and dental equipment service? Contact the experts at Technical Electronic Contractors at 612-963-8337 or Contact Us to learn more.