Side delivery

   

PROS

  • Smaller room size
  • Patients less threatened by handpieces in their visual/personal space than with O.T.P. delivery



  • CONS

  • Disinfection / cleaning of treatment space is labor intensive
  • Dr. and assistant must work with > 180 degree range of motion
  • Assistant trapped in room during procedure
  • Room must be heavily stocked for efficiency
  • R/L convertibility poor
  • Dr. and assistant cannot reach all supplies
  • Specialty equipment cannot be mobily deployed