Every architecture project is different, with varying considerations based on both functional and aesthetic needs. As such, it’s always important to work with a team who has experience within your particular sector. Looking for a specialist to help with architecture for dentists? We’re here to help!
In today’s blog post, our team discusses the 3 most crucial considerations for any dentistry architecture project.
Building A Friendly Environment
Going to the dentist can often be quite an uncomfortable experience for many. Research suggests that 1 in 20 people in the UK have health anxiety, and this number is set to rise. As such, creating a friendly, bright, and minimalist environment is key if you want to encourage more people through your doors.
Moreover, you should also consider how you will support those who require special needs or may have a disability. Being inclusive is not only morally the right thing to do, but it is also a legal requirement for health practises and businesses across the UK. During the architecture process, you need to consider any additional measures you may need to put in place, such as a lift or grab handles.
Patient Safety and Hygiene Considerations
When it comes to architecture for dentists, patient safety should be at the forefront of everything you do. Hygiene is of upmost importance, so this should be a key consideration when configuring the layout of a building or the materials you will use within the build.
A good architect should always discuss with the client exactly what their requirements are and work to understand their individual needs. Healthcare architecture is going to be very different to building a church, school, or home. As such, it requires a tailored approach every time.
With many oral practises already oversubscribed across the country, space utilisation is a crucial part of architecture for dentists. This is especially true for private dentist practises where you have free reign over your surgery’s growth. Your architect should work with you to create as many different treatment rooms as is required and will help you make the most out of the space you have. This way, you are able to see more patients and ultimately, make more money.
How We Can Help
Here at Munday + Cramer, architecture for dentists and health practises is a speciality of ours. Not only can we provide support with the planning and design phase, but we can also support you thereafter too. Our team features a number of highly experienced, qualified project managers, allowing us to bring the plans to fruition.
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