Dental Stools

The dental stools (Figure 3) should:

  1. Provide a stable base with five casters.
  2. Have well-padded flat or contoured seats.
  3. Be easily adjustable.
  4. Provide a back and abdominal support that adjusts vertically and horizontally for the assistant.
  5. Provide a hands free height adjustment for the assistant’s stool.
  6. Provide vertical and horizontal adjustment with back support for the operator.
  7. Provide optional arm rests that do not interfere with movement but could provide rest position for the operator.

Figure 3a.
fig03a doctor stool
Doctor’s stool.
Courtesy of DentalEZ, Malvern, PA.
Figure 3b.
fig03b doctor stool arms
Doctor’s stool with arm supports.
Courtesy of DentalEZ, Malvern, PA.
Figure 3c.
fig03c assistant stool
Assistant’s stool has ring on the base to support the feet and lever to enable raising and lowering the stool.
Courtesy of DentalEZ, Malvern, PA.