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A-dec—the Preferred Choice for Schools and Government

For nearly 50 years, dental schools and government institutions worldwide have chosen A-dec dental equipment more often than any other manufacturer for its quality, reliability, and long-term value.

Whether your primary challenge is space, integrating technology, or a combination of other requirements, A-dec offers reliable, creative solutions. By utilizing industry insights gained in decades of service, A-dec helps you anticipate the future and maximize your investment dollars.

Operatory at dental school with A-dec dental equipment

Durability that lasts for decades

A-dec dental equipment is legendary for its long-lasting reliability. The entire manufacturing process is carefully managed, from raw materials to final assembly, in A-dec’s state-of-the-art facilities.

Every dental chair, dental light, and delivery system is designed, engineered, built and tested to ensure total quality—and an equipment lifespan of 20 years or more.

Even with the extra rigors of school and government clinic environments, A-dec equipment stands up to continuous daily use and cleaning. Plus, it’s designed for easy integration of new technologies, now and into the future.

We chose A-dec equipment because of our 20-year experience with their proven reliability, functionality, and longevity. We needed equipment that looks nice and is also very durable.
Colleen Brickle Dean of Health Services at Normandale Community College
Colleen Brickle
Dean of Health Sciences
Normandale Community College

Exceptional long-term value

Many schools and institutions have discovered that the true cost of dental equipment goes far beyond the initial purchase price. To get the maximum value for your budget, remember to factor in reliability, maintenance, training, downtime, parts availability, and future expandability in your decision.

As you compare costs over time, you’ll see that A-dec offers an exceptional combination of quality, durability, and long-term value, making it a wise investment for your dollars.

Row of dental chairs at dental school
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A-dec dental chair in operatory at dental school

Designed for your specific needs

From concept to installation, A-dec works with you to ensure the best solution for your requirements—whether it’s a single operatory or an entire building. It starts with understanding your goals, technology requirements, and space limitations.

By partnering with you even before an architect is involved, A-dec designers can create a plan for maximum workflow and efficiency. From there, you can expect a project plan and schematic to more clearly visualize exactly what you’re ordering.

And because A-dec has a dedicated team of engineers, creating a special product or equipment modification is always an option. You can depend on A-dec to help you realize your vision.

Dedicated support and project management

Every A-dec client has a dedicated team of specialists who leave no detail to chance. This is possible because A-dec has decades of experience serving school and government accounts and more representatives than any other dental manufacturer. This enables you and your A-dec representative to build a solid partnership that addresses your needs for equipment, training, and technical support.

Territory Manager: Primary contact after initial project conception for day-to-day business. Includes on-site in-service training, consulting, on-going customer need identification, and space planning and consulting.


Partnering with dental schools

From the beginning, A-dec’s mission has been to improve dentistry by supporting the greater dental community. That includes educators on the leading edge of dentistry, who are training the next generation of clinicians.

A-dec products have evolved to meet the particular needs of school settings. The development of radius delivery systems, for example, came directly from working to meet educators’ specific space and user requirements.

Today, A-dec products are helping dental students around the world develop their clinical skills. It’s part of our core commitment to ensure an optimum learning environment, one lab at a time.

A-dec dental equipment in dental school
A-dec dental equipment simulator

The A-dec Simulator: an advanced learning tool

The A-dec Simulator is designed to accelerate learning and elevate clinical competency. By replicating the spatial dynamics of a clinical setting, it enhances students’ transition from simulation lab to clinic.

The simulator integrates multiple clinical devices including electric motors, ultrasonic instruments, and intraoral cameras. The versatile design accommodates both left- and right-handed students and can be customized for manikin preference.

And because the A-dec Simulator reinforces correct positioning and posture, students learn the important ergonomic skills they will need for longer, healthier careers.

Smart solutions for government clinics

A-dec dental equipment supports the need for efficiency and workflow in government clinic settings. All without a single compromise to thoughtful design, durability, and patient comfort.

Your A-dec representative can share best practices and effective designs implemented in other clinics. Utilizing standardized setups across military bases, hospitals or health clinics creates a familiar layout, making it easier for doctors and other transferring personnel to quickly get up to speed.

A-dec dental chair and delivery system in a government dental practice
Dental schools and clinics with A-dec dental equipment

A top choice worldwide

A-dec is the preferred choice for more than 80% of North American dental schools. And, chosen more often than all other manufacturers combined for dental schools and government clinics in over 100 countries worldwide.

Considering the rigorous selection process for public bids and tenders involving educators, administrators, dentists, accountants, procurement officers, property engineers, volumes of third-party data—and lengthy evaluation periods—that’s a lot of criteria to pass. 

Even institutions on fixed or very tight budgets select A-dec more often than any other brand, based on the combination of quality, reliability, years of service, and low total cost of ownership.


Talk to an A-dec representative today

As the world’s leading dental equipment manufacturer, A-dec is focused on creative, reliable solutions that support your success.

For more information, contact your A-dec dealer or Territory Manager.

Paul Riddel
Phone: 0467-688-818
Email: paul.riddel@a-dec.com.au

Paul Riddel
Phone: 0467-688-818
Email: paul.riddel@a-dec.com.au

Nigel Davis
Phone: 0418-824-602
Email: nigel.davis@a-dec.com.au

James Rosborough
Phone: 0409-705-811
Email: james.rosborough@a-dec.com.au

Mindy Green
Phone: 0417-766-544
Email: mindy.green@a-dec.com.au

Scott Williams
Phone: 0407-816-390
Email: scott.williams@a-dec.com.au

Nigel Davis
Phone: 0418-824-602
Email: nigel.davis@a-dec.com.au

Mindy Green
Phone: 0417-766-544
Email: mindy.green@a-dec.com.au

Joe Minervini
Phone: 0400-001-954
Email: joe.minervini@a-dec.com.au

Is there Technical Training available for School & Government customers?
A-dec is proud to continue the tradition of hosting Technical Training classes for our customers. To learn more about the course content, scheduled programs and registration process, visit the A-dec Technical Training website. You can also contact your A-dec dealer.

Does A-dec provide space planning guidance?
A-dec provides comprehensive, consultative support to assess your space planning requirements and create your vision, from concept to reality. Whether you’re considering a new building project, a renovation or workflow improvements, A-dec has the experience, knowledge, and technical expertise to make your project a success.  For an overview of the services we provide to support your project, contact your A-dec dealer.

Are there any references I can use for completed projects with A-dec?
For a portfolio of completed projects and a current reference list, contact your A-dec Territory Manager.

How do I get an A-dec equipment catalog or A-dec service parts catalog?
Call us at 1-503-538-9471 or email a request to internationalcs@a-dec.com.