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Dental lighting

When it comes to creating the optimal lighting environment for a dental clinic, D-TEC is your go-to solution. With over 30 years of experience in dental lighting and all our luminaires manufactured in Sweden, we have established ourselves as industry leaders. We are eager to assist you every step of the way, from understanding your unique requirements to providing seamless installation services.

One of the primary concerns in a dental clinic is preventing eye strain and headaches. Many people are unaware that dentists constantly need to shift their focus between the bright light emitted by the examination lamp and the ambient light in the room. This frequent adjustment, occurring approximately 1000 times per working day, can result in eye fatigue and headaches. To combat these issues and create a better lighting environment, it is essential to aim for an ambient lighting level that provides between 3000-5000 lux. By achieving this optimal range, you can enhance your ability to concentrate and significantly reduce the risk of eye stress. Unfortunately, most dental clinics rely on general LED light sources mounted on the ceiling, which only provide a maximum of 1000 lux, falling short of the recommended level.

Tandläkarrum upplyst med Clair

At D-TEC, we offer dental lighting solutions that ensure optimal brightness levels ranging from 3000 to 5000 lux, along with impeccable color rendering (CRI 94) tailored for the demanding professional environment of dental practices. Our lighting systems not only lower the contrast to the surrounding room but also incorporate features that eliminate disturbing elements such as shadows, flickering, and dazzling effects. By reducing visual distractions, our lighting solutions create a comfortable environment for both dental professionals and patients. Additionally, our lighting design helps combat afternoon fatigue, ensuring that you remain energized throughout the day. The normal color temperature of our lighting is 5700 K, but with models such as Cloud, Clair, and Brite Triton, you have the flexibility to choose our dynamic light function. This allows you to adjust the color temperature between 3000 K and 5700 K, mimicking the natural progression of daylight using a timer. To learn more about the specific model with dynamic light and daylight functions, continue reading about Clair below.

In addition to promoting physical comfort, our lighting solutions can play a pivotal role in relieving dental fear. Did you know that one of our lamp models, Cloud, is specifically designed for this purpose? Cloud features a unique add-on option that stands out from the rest, providing patients with a soothing experience of floating clouds or a sequence of calming colors. This innovative feature not only alleviates dental fear but also creates a positive experience, particularly for children during their first dental visit. As a result, your patients may be so satisfied that they start recommending your clinic to all their friends! If you’re seeking additional tips on choosing the perfect dental lighting, we provide expert advice to guide you in making the right decision.

Our dental lighting systems offer more than just enhanced comfort and aesthetics. Thanks to the built-in LED modules, we have successfully sealed our lighting within a closed aluminum construction, preventing dirt and bacteria from infiltrating. This design ensures a hygienic construction that is easy to clean, maintaining a pristine environment. Moreover, our use of aluminum construction helps minimize electric and magnetic fields in your workplace, promoting a safer environment for both patients and staff. Additionally, aluminum is a recyclable material that possesses a heat-repelling effect, further contributing to the efficiency of our lighting systems. Lastly, our dental lighting is exceptionally energy-efficient, resulting in substantial cost savings of up to 85% on your energy bills from day one.

During a dental procedure, the dental chair plays a crucial role in ensuring the comfort of the patient. However, it is equally important to create a well-lit environment to support the dental chair’s functionality. By integrating ceiling-mounted dental lighting from D-TEC, you can enhance the overall dental experience for both patients and practitioners.

The recommended lighting intensity for a dental clinic is typically around 20,000 lux. This level of illumination ensures optimal visibility and facilitates precise dental work. With our lighting solutions, you can achieve the desired brightness and create a comfortable environment for both the dental team and patients. The ceiling-mounted design allows for uniform lighting distribution throughout the treatment area, eliminating shadows and ensuring clear visibility of the patient’s mouth.

Eye strain is a common issue faced by dental professionals due to the constant need to focus on intricate details within the oral cavity. Our lighting systems are specifically designed to minimize eye strain by providing a balanced and consistent illumination level. By incorporating advanced technology and adjustable features, such as color temperature control, our lighting solutions enable dentists to work comfortably without straining their eyes.

In addition to promoting visual comfort, our lighting solutions contribute to the overall aesthetic appeal of the dental clinic. The clean and modern design of our luminaires adds a touch of sophistication to the treatment room, creating a professional and welcoming atmosphere. This not only enhances the patient’s experience but also instills confidence in their choice of dental practice.

We understand that dental practitioners have unique requirements for their lighting preferences. That is why our range of dental lighting models, including Cloud, Clair, and Brite Triton, offer customizable options to suit your specific needs. Whether you prefer a static color temperature or the dynamic light function that mimics daylight, we have the ideal solution to meet your preferences.

D-TEC’s commitment to quality extends beyond just lighting performance. Our dental lighting systems are built with durability and ease of maintenance in mind. The sealed aluminum construction not only prevents dirt and bacteria from accumulating but also ensures hassle-free cleaning procedures. This feature is particularly important in dental practices where hygiene is of utmost importance.

Furthermore, our lighting solutions contribute to energy efficiency and sustainability. By utilizing LED technology, our luminaires offer significant energy savings compared to traditional lighting systems. This not only reduces your carbon footprint but also leads to long-term cost savings on energy bills.

In conclusion, choosing the optimal lighting for your dental clinic is essential to create a comfortable and functional environment. D-TEC’s extensive experience in dental lighting, coupled with our high-quality luminaires, ensures that you can provide the best possible care to your patients while minimizing eye strain and maximizing visual clarity. Our ceiling-mounted dental lighting solutions, customizable features, and energy-efficient design make us the ideal partner for dental practitioners seeking reliable and innovative lighting solutions. Contact us at D-TEC today for a free consultation and let us assist you in optimizing your work environment through proper dental lighting.

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Not sure how to proceed when finding the perfect lighting? Welcome to contact us at D-TEC today for a free consultation on how to optimize your work environment through proper dental lighting.


Clair with colour panel


Grand & Dynamic

Measuring 1530x670 mm, it’s perfect for lighting up an examination room, a beauty treatment chair or a dental practise. Besides being grand, Clair comes with a dynamic daylight option. Choose an intense blue-rich light in the morning to stay alert and a warmer, softer light in the afternoon to help you wind down. That way you are preparing yourself for a better night’s sleep – during your workday.

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