This guide is designed to help you uncover opportunities in the
dental equipment room. The vacuum and compressor are the heart
and lungs o the ofce; without them the doctor is shut down.
Thereore, it is important that they understand the condition o
their equipment and have a plan in place or when something goes
wrong. These questions provided are designed to help you identiy
ofces who have high risk equipment and help them prepare a
A doctor might not know; take a look at the product. Does it look really old? I so, it probably is.
Dental vacuums and compressors can last 10 years or more i serviced properly. Anything between
7-10 years old should be checked out.
An average practice generates between $750k and $1M in revenue a year, that’s $3-4k a day. Add the cost o the sta or a day to that and one day can easily reach $5,000 in total costs. Now think about how many patients may reschedule with someone else? What long term loss does that represent?
Has your practice grown or changed since you purchased your current vacuum and
compressor? How pleased are you with the level o suction and the amount o air you have?
Do you notice a drop when multiple operatories are working?
I your current vacuum or compressor quit today, what would your backup plan be?
Do you know what system would best meet the needs o your ofce? Would you have
time to compare your options in an emergency?
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