Light for the dental practice

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Light properties that the light for the dental practice should fulfil
(DIN 5035; DIN EN 12464-1; DIN EN ISO 9680, ASR A3.4).

Dental practices with feel-good character

For many people, going to the dentist is associated with discomfort and a queasy feeling. But did you know that an optimal lighting concept in the dental practice can have a positive effect on the well-being of the patient? Light has a proven impact on our emotions and well-being. Rather, it is a versatile design tool with which we can enhance our environment and specifically influence our perceptions.

Best of all: the practice team also benefits from the right light in the dental practice! Light not only plays a decisive role in the success of the treatment - the mental and physical strain is also very high due to daily work under artificial light with high illuminance levels. Special lights with a daylight spectrum are therefore crucial in order to avoid early fatigue and health problems.

Which light for which area?

Especially in the dental practice, the lighting must meet a wide variety of requirements - the right lighting concept is crucial! Basically, a dental practice can be divided into three main areas: the waiting area, the reception and office area, and the treatment room. while in waiting room with warmer light colors and lower illuminance levels of approx. 400-500Lux wants to be taken care of for cosiness and well-being are in the treatment room up to 8000 lux necessary. The requirements are different again Reception and office area. Here the legislature writes at least 500 Lux before. In addition, employees are prevented from being dazzled by luminaires specially designed for VDU workstations.

LED reception & office lights

The right illuminance for the treatment room

For the treatment to be successful, differences in the color of teeth and materials must be precisely recognized. While in the oral cavity area special surgical lights with illuminance levels of up to 20.000 lux or more should also be used in the environment of the oral cavity still at least 1000 Lux and the rest Treatment room at least 500 lux can be achieved by other artificial light sources such as ceiling lights. An even distribution of brightness and glare-free light is important in order to relieve the dentist's eyes and not give the patient the feeling of lying on an operating table. For true-color vision, a CRI> 90 maintained and on color temperatures in daylight spectrum be respected.

The right lighting for the treatment room

Light for the laboratory & the sterilization room

In many practices, the sterilization room is right next to the treatment room. The processing of medical devices after treatment is a complex matter with many requirements. In addition to the clean separation of clean and unclean areas, good lighting is crucial for optimal sterilization! In addition to special articulated lamps for the workplace itself, special magnifying lamps are used in the visual functional and visual inspection. This is important in order to be able to see details that are not visible to the naked eye.

LED Magnifying lights

More sustainability in the dental practice

Ensure more sustainability with the right lighting? In terms of sustainability, the latest LED technology offers numerous advantages over conventional lighting solutions such as fluorescent tubes. In addition to improved light quality, LED lights are much more energy-efficient and more durable, which makes a decisive difference, especially for lights with a particularly high light output. LED lights can also score in terms of production and maintenance - here, however, it is important to pay attention to replaceable modules and local production when buying.

Luminaires for the dental practice

Which lights do we recommend for the dental practice? Find out more about our selected range.

Product range

Bright and flexible daylight lamps especially for the treatment and sterilization room.


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How our lights illuminate your dental practice.

Luminaires for the treatment room
Modern lamp for the treatment room
Pendant light for the reception area
Round pendant lamp for the treatment room

Frequently asked questions

Frequently asked questions about dental office light

Unfortunately, we currently do not have surgical lights specifically for illuminating the oral cavity in our range. Our focus is on the optimal illumination of the entire treatment room with general lighting, such as ceiling panels or LED pendant lights, as well as articulated and magnifying lights especially for dental work stations and the sterilization room.

Thanks to their excellent light quality (full-spectrum light) and the simple and particularly flat design, the LED panels can be used in a variety of ways - whether in the treatment room, in the waiting area, in reception or in the office.

Light is a crucial factor for health and well-being. Especially when we spend a lot of time indoors, natural light is important to keep our body clock in balance and to be able to work with concentration. Numerous studies have shown that natural daylight is crucial for performance and health. Full-spectrum LED lights, such as our LED panels, contain the entire spectrum of daylight, so that the light can be individually adjusted depending on the time of day and our biorhythm can be supported - this promotes performance, concentration and we feel more vital and balanced.

The guarantee period of our LED office lights is 24 months after receipt of the goods.

You can conveniently order all of our LED office lights in our online shop. Alternatively, you also have the option of sending us your request by phone, email or using our contact form on the website and we will take care of the rest of the ordering process. For those who are still unsure about the decision, there is the possibility to test our LED office lights without obligation.

We aim to deliver your new office light as quickly as possible. The delivery time is usually around 1-2 weeks. Unfortunately, due to the current situation, there may be delays in delivery. Simply contact us by email or telephone for more information on the current delivery time.

Naturally! Contact us conveniently by e-mail, via our Contact Form or telephone and we will make you an individual offer.

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