Dental Surgery Design

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It is estimated that for one in four adults a visit to the dentist can cause some degree of anxiety and fear. In general, patients who are well-informed, relaxed and comfortable are more likely to have a positive experience of going to the dentist and as such, the environment should be designed to help foster a more calming and relaxed atmosphere.

In this short design study we look at how the design of a dental practice can affect the quality of the patient and staff experience as well as the staff and clinical environments. By analysing several layout models and investigating some of the approaches to light, colour and texture, we aim to assist clients, practitioners and designers who are intending to undertake a dental surgery design project whether a small scale refurbishment or a larger scale new build project.

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