About Kathy Rotramel, Sr. Writer

Kathy Rotramel, senior writer, has decades of writing experience with a strong focus on creating compelling content that resonates with readers. Rotramel has written many articles for the dental industry on topics including ergonomics, practice planning, efficiency, and dental office design.

10 Tips for (Practically) Stress-free Operatory Planning.

This is it. The moment you’ve dreamed about… opening your own practice! Whether you’re starting from scratch or upgrading an existing office, it’s important to have clear objectives from the start. Consider what you want to achieve: from workflow layout and efficiency to materials, colors and equipment. The clearer your objectives up front, the [...]

By |2019-03-19T21:03:18-07:00March 19th, 2019|Dental Practice|

A Diamond in the Rough

As a chemical engineering student at Ohio State University, Dr. Richard Keefe was leaning toward medical school. While working his job at a local gym, an astute customer suggested that dental school might be a better fit. Once Dr. Keefe realized that dentistry is engineering in the oral cavity and each case is a little [...]

By |2018-12-21T16:51:15-07:00December 21st, 2018|Dental Practice|

New Look. New Feel. New Syringe.

For a dental tool that’s used every day, the syringe doesn’t get a lot of attention. After all, how could it possibly be improved? A-dec engineers asked themselves that question, and our newly redesigned syringe is the result. It feels lighter, performs better and has a more streamlined look. You’ll notice a difference the [...]

By |2019-09-20T18:16:32-07:00October 2nd, 2018|Dental Tools|

Not All Dental Cabinets Are Created Equal

If you’ve been practicing for any length of time, you know the dental cabinets you choose for your operatories can have a profound impact on the health, productivity and profitability of your entire dental team. Specialized cabinets engineered by experts and designed specifically for the dental operatory environment not only performs better, it lasts [...]

By |2019-08-16T16:03:17-07:00August 21st, 2018|Dental Cabinets, Efficiency|

Make an Investment in Your Reputation

For Dr. Paige Volentine of Ruston, Louisiana, the motivation to update her practice was simple. “I wanted to work in an environment that represents my skills as a clinician,” she says. The reality is that today’s patients look at your office through a more sophisticated lens. Perception is everything. Your physical space is seen [...]

By |2018-08-06T16:41:23-07:00August 6th, 2018|Dental Equipment|