Q: Do arms come standard on a Boyd Oral Surgery chair/table?
A: No, you must configure your chair/table to fit how you work.
Q: Do Boyd oral surgery chairs have Trendelenburg capability?
A: Yes, all Boyd surgery chairs and tables have a power Trendelenburg capability? An independent motor drives this function for easy positioning not tied to the position of the backrest. Some "pseudo" oral surgery chairs use a synchronized tilt feature for Trendelenburg; this limits a speedy progression to this critical emergency position.
Q: Is programming standard on Boyd chairs?
A: Yes, all Boyd surgery products carry (3) custom program settings for your utilization.
Q: Oral Surgeons stand and sit...Do Boyd surgery chairs/tables accommodate this range of positioning needs.
A: Yes, Boyd surgery products have a low starting height of around 22" and then have a maximum height of 36". This range of height adjustment is very acceptable to both sit-down and stand-up procedures.
Q: Are Boyd chairs foot controlled?
A: Yes, to avoid constant "re-gloving" and potential compromise of the operating field, all Boyd chairs only utilize foot controls.
Q: Can IV arm boards be added to Boyd tables?
A: Yes, Boyd offers two (2) methods of offering arms and arm boards. The two systems are a compensating arm system or a rail mount system. Both systems have their own advantages. Please consult with a Boyd representative for details about each mounting system.
Q: Do Boyd chairs have an aseptic style upholstery style for easy maintenance?
A: Yes, we offer either an "Aseptic" (smooth), or "Plush" (stitched) upholstery styles for your selection.
Q: Are accessory electrical outlets included on my Boyd chair?
A: Yes, we include a duplex outlet which is controlled via a foot switch for aseptic concerns.
Q: Do you have an instrument table for delivery of my instruments, and accessories for surgery?
A: Yes, Boyd has two (2) options of Mobile Instrument Tables (MIT). We offer a vacuum formed ABS plastic top with Micro ban antibacterial coating, or a stainless steel top. All MIT's also have the capability for the mount of an IV bottle hanger if necessary.
Q: Does Boyd offer cabinetry for Oral Surgeons?
A: Yes, Boyd offers a variety of cabinet concepts for Oral Surgeons. We offer both a 12 O'clock and 9 O'clock delivery cabinet, sink/drawer modules, Centers, and custom cabinet.
Q: Are dual articulating headrests standard on Boyd surgery equipment?
A: Yes, all Boyd chairs/tables include one of our several dual-articulating headrests. Please refer to our website, or catalog for details.
Q: What are the "ears" on the side of some Boyd headrests for?
A: The "ears" provide a resting point for an assistant to rest their arms during a procedure. Typically, the assistant is "chinning" a patient for airway management.
Q: Aren't all chairs the same?
A: No, Boyd has specifically designed their line of equipment for the demands of an oral surgery practice. There are many intrinsic features an oral surgeon needs to effectively practice oral surgery. Trendelenburg Positioning, Effective IV administration, solid head positioning of the patient, and full range of vertical height adjustment are essential characteristics of a oral surgery chair.