29 Dental Office Amenities to Attract More Patients

Most people are not fond of dental offices and only visit a dentist because of necessity. Dental office amenities are an easy way to attract more patients to your practice by distinguishing it from other dentists in your neighbourhood. They also improve patient comfort and satisfaction encouraging more repeat visits and higher patient retention. In that sense, dental amenities are an important aspect of good dental practice management. Given below is a list of amenities you can add to your dental office.

Snacks

Snacks help patients refuel after a long commute or hectic work day while they wait for they wait for their appointment. Many patients skip breakfast/lunch to make the visit, specially on weekdays and a free snack would be a very welcome addition for them.

  • Cookies
  • Chewing Gum
  • Chew Mints
Dental Office Snack Bar

Snack Bar at Fieldman Smiles Othodontics

Drinks

Drinks help patients replenish and relax on a hot afternoon while they wait for they wait for their appointment. Water is a must have but you can change the selection of drinks based on the season.

  • Bottled water
  • Coffee Bar
  • Juice Bar

Comfort

Paraffin Wax TreatmentPatient comfort is the top most priority of any dental office and the following amenities will help your dental patients relax before, during and after the treatment.

  • Aromatherapy
  • Paraffin Wax Treatment
  • Hot Towel
  • Lip Balm
  • Soft Blanket
  • Eye Pilows
  • Neck Pilows
  • Sun Glasses
  • Warm, Inviting Waiting Room

Reading Material

Reading is one of the best ways to use your spare time productively. Reading material would be a welcome addition in the waiting room for patients who are not very technology savvy and prefer books over TV.

  • Magazines
  • Catalogues
  • Newspapers

Entertainment

Treatment Room TVEntertainment is one of the best ways for patients to kill time and anxiety in the waiting room. There are many options to choose form and some of the most popular ones are given below

  • Personal Music Stations
  • Personal DVD Players
  • Internet WiFi
  • Radio
  • TV
  • Netflix
  • Headphones

Kids

Kids can be difficult to pacify but an interactive video game can keep the naughtiest of little ones quiet – both in the treatment chair and in the waiting room.

  • Video Game Consoles
  • Treasure Chest
  • Toys

Depending on your location and patient demographic you can pick and choose the facilities you want to offer to your dental patients. If we missed anything, please comment below to add to the list above.

Convenience

Facilitate your dental patients as much as possible by removing any complaints they could have about visiting your dental office.

  • Ample adjacent parking
  • Attractive restrooms

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  1. How to Make Patients Fall in Love with Your Dental Office - December 2, 2015

    […] Would you like to visit an unkempt office? Neither would I. When was the last time you renovated the waiting area or replaced the TV? Does your office still rely on outdated dental equipment? Does the air conditioner need servicing? Is your office refrigerator full? All these things impact your staff morale as well as the patients that visit your office. By keeping your office in tip-top condition your improve staff performance and patient satisfaction. Also consider adding some more office amenities. […]

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