As a dentist, you devote significant amounts of time and energy towards developing a highly efficient and comfortable practice environment. To your patient, your dental chair is perhaps the most direct embodiment of such efficiency and comfort. Choosing the right dental chair, therefore, involves finding a delicate balance between design, comfort and technology. Not only must the chair complement the physical requirements of your patients, it must also meet the exacting clinical demands of your practice. Besides ticking all the regular boxes like cost-effectiveness and ergonomic features, the dental chair must also appeal at a visceral level, says Dr Robert Thong.