Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur flagged-off Mobile Dental Van from Oak Over here today on the occasion of Dentist Day.
The Chief Minister said that this Dental Van worth Rs. 34.53 lakh would go a long way in organizing Dental Treatment Camps in schools and far-flung areas of the State where facilities of dental treatment were not available. He said that this Dental Van would also help in providing treatment to specially-abled people who cannot visit hospital for treatment.
Jai Ram Thakur said that this Van has been equipped with fully automatic chair with all accessories such as scaler, light cure, compressor suction etc., x-ray facility, generator, water storage tank, public address system, air conditioning system etc. He said that treatments such as extraction, filling, scaling, x-ray, diagnosis and treatment planning, pain management, awareness and patient motivation were possible in the Mobile dental van.
Secretary Health Amitabh Awasthi, Director Medical Education Dr. Rajneesh Pathania, Principal Dental College Shimla and other officers were present on the occasion.