Dental Office Renovation Tips
Is your dental office feeling a little…dated? With the constant developments and strides being made in the world of dental technology, your practice may stand to benefit from a little interior spruce up. When done correctly, office renovations can leave your practice feeling more spacious, modern, welcoming, and comfortable for clients and staff. Read on to discover a few top tips to keep in mind for your remodel.
Partner with a Commercial Contractor
Even if the changes you’re making are relatively minor or aesthetic in detail, it’s still best to seek out a qualified team with experience in the commercial world, particularly medical and dental practices. As practice owners will know, the medical and dental realm presents a unique set of challenges (sanitation, appointment maintenance, etc.) for construction, so working with professional will help to avoid preventable interruptions or inconveniences. Your contractor’s experience will also give them the ability to make informed recommendations, ensuring your renovation fits your space precisely.
Establish a Clear Channel of Communication
Once you’ve found your contractor, you’ll want to open a clear line of communication from the very start. Due to the tricky nature of medical and dental renovations, being able to set defined goals, standards, and expectations will prevent headaches on both sides of the table. It will also give you the ability to ask whatever questions you need to before, during, and after your project.
Design with Flow in Mind
With so many patients coming in and out of your practice on a daily basis, it’s in your best interest to implement a design that incorporates typical traffic patterns and allows visitors and staff to move about freely. Increased flow boosts productivity by preventing ‘bump-ins’ and other physical hindrances that may complicate an individual’s travel.
Maximize Your Office Space
Any experienced contractor will want to help you get the most out of the space you have. You’d be surprised how much of a difference a few quick moments of restructuring or moving around existing assets can have. A proper design will give you plenty of room to breathe, no matter how small your starting space may be.
To learn more about dental practice remodels and other commercial renovations, contact Carmax’s team of experts today!