important design elements of a dental clinic

  When it comes to designing a dental clinic, the first thing to take into consideration is the space and how best to utilise it. Does the space have enough rooms for the amount of surgery, sterilization and equipment rooms a dentist wants to have? Visiting the dentist often causes a lot of anxiety and […]

toothsavers grows to keep up with demand

Toothsavers

Written by Joseph Allbeury from the Australasian Dental Practice magazine – March / April 2019 edition. Now more than ever, establishing a new dental practice must focus on three key factors: Location, location and location! Husband and wife dentists, Dr Amrinder Thind and Dr Tina Dhamija, ticked those boxes well when they opted to set-up […]

wayfinding signage in healthcare design

Wayfinding refers to signage and information systems that guide people through an environment and enhance their understanding of a place. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed in a medical practice or dental clinic, which is why it’s so important to have an effective wayfinding system. Wayfinding should: Reduce stress and frustration Increase patient accessibility Make the […]

“whole hog” design & build

Asked what he thought was the biggest challenge facing the fit-out firm working on his practice design and build, Dr Nabil Matti’s response was both quick and incisive: “Me!” The self-confessed pedantic dentist is clearly unapologetic for setting the bar high, readily acknowledging that he fits the textbook profile of a demanding client. It took […]

flooring in veterinary clinics

Just like any other healthcare design project, flooring plays an important part in the design of a veterinary clinic. Choosing the right flooring is crucial. It can save money in the long-term and keep staff and clients safe. Flooring in a veterinarian clinic should be: Durable: Flooring that can withstand chemical agents, spills, animal accidents and […]

the wow factor – norwest general practice

Drs Jeremy Tham and Aaron Tan were searching for that X-factor in the renovation of their recently relocated family practice. Dr Tham says Norwest General Practice’s new address on Celebration Drive in Bella Vista, NSW, although a mere 100 meters away, offered better exposure and almost twice as much space to accommodate rapid growth and […]

Q&A with our design director – riyaz bhada

Originally from India, Riyaz Bhada has over 22 years of experience in working on international projects throughout the UK, Middle East, Uganda, India and Australia. Riyaz is currently the head of Perfect Practice’s growing design team and here we talk to him about his career, how healthcare design is changing and some of the joys […]

preventive dentistry: the name says it all

A strongly held philosophy of preventive dentistry has been the catalyst for the total makeover of a Canberra dental practice that is a delight for both staff and patients alike. The name of the dental practice, “Preventive Dentistry’, reflects the ethos of using preventive treatments and preserving the natural dentition of their patients with the […]

creating winning smiles

The entire Sydney basin is in the midst of a construction and infrastructure boom to the tune of more than $80 billion. Vast tracts of rural land are being rezoned residential and roads, railways and even a new airport are all being built in earnest as the population of the city continues to rise. With […]