1 Choose an operatory layout

2 Choose a furniture style

3 Which A-dec dental chair best fits your needs?

4 Where do you like to pick up your handpieces?

  A-dec Inspire Preference Collection
Cabinet subbase
  • Removable powder-coated steel covers
  • Independent leveling feet
  • Integrated seismic anchoring system
  • Mounting hardware provided for wood and concrete floor anchoring
  • Unparalleled utility access from top and sides
  • Integrated leveling feet
  • Integrated seismic anchoring system
  • Mounting hardware provided for wood and concrete floor anchoring
  • Powder coated steel box riveted together
  • Top down utility access
Casework (internal)
  • Industrial grade particleboard (45+ lb./ 20+ kg)
  • White melamine covering
  • 2 mm edgeband color matched to outerheads
  • Industrial grade particleboard (45+ lb./ 20+ kg)
  • White melamine covering
  • 1 mm white edgeband color throughout
Outerheads (external)
  • Industrial grade particleboard (45+ lb./20+ kg)
  • Anodized aluminum doors and trim strips (A-dec Inspire – Infill Doors)
  • 2 mm color- and pattern-matched edgebanding
  • High-pressure decorative laminate
  • Industrial grade particleboard (45+ lb./ 20+ kg)
  • Postformed laminate to round corners
  • 3 mm color- and pattern-matched edgebanding
  • High-pressure decorative laminate
Drawers
  • Soft-close
  • Hole system facilitates reconfiguration
  • Soft-close as standard
  • Touch latch optional
Shelves
  • Single or dual floating acrylic shelves
  • Adjustable glass and wood shelves
  • Adjustable glass and wood shelves
Door hardware
  • Powder-coated handle
  • Manufactured by A-dec
  • Powder-coated knob
  • Manufactured by A-dec
Task lighting
  • LED task lighting, manufactured by A-dec
  • Color matched with A-dec LED dental light to ease eyestrain
  • Florescent task lighting
Control center
  • Remote control of chair positioning, lighting, ICV, and up to 3 line voltage (110V) accessories
  • Integrated clock timer
Countertops
  • Mechanically fastened in place (removable)
  • Mechanically fastened in place (removable)
Warranty
  • 5-year warranty
  • 5-year warranty
  A‑dec 300 A‑dec 400 A‑dec 500
Ultra-soft start and stop drive system    
Virtual pivot for added patient comfort  
Swivel (30° each side of center)  
Hydraulic drive    
Hybrid drive (hydraulic base/electric tilt)  
Thin backrest (1-1.5"/25-38 mm)
Multi-position armrest settings 2 2 3
Chair at lowest point 13.75" (349 mm) 13.75" (349 mm) 13.5" (343 mm)
Chair at highest point 29.5" (749 mm) 31.5" (800 mm) 31.5" (800 mm)
Double-articulating gliding headrest Locking Knob Locking Knob or Lever Release Lever Release
Right to left convertible
Integrated 300W system power supply
Choice of sewn or seamless upholstery
  Advantages Considerations
Traditional Delivery
(Chair-mount)
  • Easy, wide range of handpiece placement
  • Simple, integrated design for cleaner look
  • Supports left- and right-handed positioning for multiple operators
  • Requires clearance for control arms
  • Tubing management
Continental Delivery
(Chair-mount)
  • Best ergonomics for handpiece delivery
  • Balances electric handpieces
  • Trans thorax to side positioning
  • Reduces eye fatigue from ocular accommodation
  • Prevents instruments from dropping to the floor
  • Supports left- and right-handed positioning for multiple operators
  • Extended learning curve
  • Requires clearance for control arm
  • May intimidate the patient
Side Delivery
(Cabinet-mount)
  • Delivery system may be tucked out of the way
  • Offers an uncluttered, stand-alone chair
  • Instrumentation easily positioned
  • Difficult to position if working direct
  • Dedicated to either right- or left-handed use
  • Requires separate utility location
Rear Delivery
(Cabinet-mount)
  • Instrumentation out of patient's view
  • Increased work surface
  • Offers an uncluttered, stand-alone chair
  • Supports left- and right-handed positioning for multiple operators
  • Requires more body movement
  • Two hand transfer between doctor and assistant
  • Increased pullback on handpiece tubing