JIM O’BRIEN, PhD
Wednesday, April 3rd 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
COURSE CODE: 210E
3 CE CREDIT HOURS
FEE: ADA/LIFE MEMBER: $105
NEW DENTIST: $100 LAB TECHNICIAN: $75
RDH/STAFF: $100 NON-ADA MEMBER: $150
ATTEND TWO HALF-DAY COURSES ON WEDNESDAY AND SELECT ANY EVENING LECTURE FOR FREE (EXCLUDES CPR) SEE REGISTRATION FOR DETAILS
“Dental Office Design and Construction”
This presentation is graciously co-sponsored by
Joe O’Brien Architecture & Interiors
This presentation is designed to educate dentists about the overall process of selecting a location and having a dental office designed and constructed to meet their goals, power their business, and meet the needs of their practice for years to come.
Identify the phases and tasks within the dental office design and construction process. Identify the roles of the dentist and other service providers involved in the process. Identify key priorities for project budgets; design; interior environments; equipment needs and construction agreements. Identify potential issues and problems that may come up in the process, and find the tools needed to solve them along the way.
Gain knowledge and detailed information on the phases and tasks associated with the process of dental office design and construction. Be able to define the roles and goals of the several service providers involved, as well as the dentist’s “to-do’s” in the process. Become familiar with key standards and practices for: evaluating project budgets; good design criteria; effective interior environment features; current and future equipment needs planning, and fair and balanced construction agreements. Be able to address potential issues and problems that may come up in the process, and refer to tools available to dentists to solve them along the way.
Jim O’Brien, PhD
Jim O’Brien is an licensed Architect and Certified Interior Designer. He holds a PhD in the History and Theory and Criticism of Art and Architecture. Jim focuses his design firm on the needs of dentists with his Dental Office Design Studio, which delivers dental office environments through the design-bid-build process specifically crafted for each doctor and specialist.