A-dec Dental Equipment

A-dec Dental Cabinets

A-dec dental cabinets do more than store accessories and supplies. They increase productivity. Streamline workflow. Save precious time. And, they're built to withstand the unique demands of the dental operatory while bringing beauty to your environment.

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A-dec Inspire Dental Cabinets

A-dec Inspire dental cabinets

Everything about A-dec Inspire dental cabinetry is designed to increase workflow efficiency. The modular systems also offer a multitude of design elements, infill options, colors and materials to create a style that’s all you.

A-dec Preference Collection Dental Cabinets

Preference Collection dental cabinets

A timeless aesthetic and task-based design keep the dental operatory organized and efficient. With more than a decade of proven performance there’s no doubt the Preference Collection is built to last.

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A-dec Inspire Preference Collection Local cabinetmakers & contractors
  • Yes, engineered to be decommissioned, moved and recommissioned in a new location without damage
  • No, not intended for redeployment. Purpose built to fit in specific building location. Process of decommissioning typically results in product damage.
Integration of equipment
  • Engineered to support all A-dec equipment product integration
  • Equipment integration is typically an afterthought requiring field modifications post installation
  • Carries high risk of cabinet damage
  • 5-year warranty
  • Typically 30, 60 or 90 days if at all
Product completeness
  • Faucets, sinks, strainers provided
  • Typically additional expense items
Electrical provisions
  • Yes — built in
  • Hospital grade receptacles, GFCI, tamper resistant
  • Typically not provided by cabinetmaker
  • Outsourced to electrician after install
  • Typically residential grade unless specified by customer for additional cost
Utility templates
  • Full sized templates for all models showing optimal utility locations
  • Scaled down templates with dimensions
  • Typically templates are not provided in advance. While cabinetmakers and contractors may have dental equipment expertise, most will not have an in-depth understanding of dental utility requirements and rely on the dealer technicians to work around their furniture after the installation.
  • Mechanically fastened in place (removable)
  • Most often glued in place (non-removable without damage)
Door hardware
  • Powder-coated handle
  • Manufactured by A-dec
  • Powder-coated knob
  • Manufactured by A-dec
  • Off-the-shelf handles and knobs
  • Future availability questionable
Cabinet subbase
  • Removable powder-coated steel covers
  • Independent leveling feet
  • Integrated seismic anchoring system
  • Mounting hardware provided for wood and concrete floor anchoring
  • Unparalleled utility access from top and sides
  • Integrated levelling feet
  • Integrated seismic anchoring system
  • Mounting hardware provided for wood and concrete floor anchoring
  • Powder coated steel box riveted together
  • Top down utility access
  • Typically plywood or particleboard box pedestal
  • Levelled by scribing to floor or shimming
  • Susceptible to moisture damage
  • Brittle surface, susceptible to impact damage, particularly on corners
Outerheads (external)
  • Industrial grade particleboard (45+ lb./20+ kg)
  • Anodized aluminum doors and trim strips
  • 2 mm color- and pattern-matched edgebanding
  • High-pressure decorative laminate
  • Industrial grade particleboard (45+ lb./20+ kg)
  • Postformed laminate to round corners
  • 3 mm color- and pattern-matched edgebanding
  • High-pressure decorative laminate
  • Various grades of residential and commercial particleboards, medium density fiberboards and plywoods
  • High-pressure decorative laminate
  • Rigid thermal foil (vinyl wrapped MDF)
  • Laminated edges
  • Thermally-fused melamine

How do you maintain A-dec Inspire dental cabinets?
A-dec recommends the use of barriers when possible. The use of the least harmful EPA-registered disinfectants is suggested when barriers are not possible or when cleaning and disinfection is required. Learn more in the A-dec Inspire Asepsis Quick Reference Guide

How long should dental cabinets last?
With proper maintenance and service, A-dec dental cabinets are designed and tested for a “service life” of 20 years under normal use. The actual service life can be influenced by factors such as environment, extent of use, cleaning and maintenance frequency, and preventative maintenance of normal service “wear & tear” components. Please review A-dec’s customer warranty for complete details, including applicable disclaimers and limitations of liability.

What is the cost of A-dec dental cabinets?
You can customize your A-dec cabinet with many different options for a variety of different budgets. Request a quote from your local A-dec dealer.

What is the warranty for A-dec dental cabinets?
A-dec is pleased to offer a 5-year warranty for all dental equipment and furniture purchased from an authorized A-dec dealer. See A-dec, Inc. Express Limited Warranty for full warranty information.

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