Army gets new world-class dental centre at Delhi

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New Delhi, Oct 19(ANI): The Army Dental Corps of the Indian Army on Monday established a world-class state of the art Army Dental Centre (Research and Referral) at the Delhi Cantonment.

The Army Dental Corps has special inspection and treatment procedures for the armed forces soldiers that they inspect each and every soldier once a year and provide him necessary Dental treatment to make him Dentally fit.

Chief of Army Staff General Deepak Kapoor inaugurated the dental centre, which will cater for the dependent clientele for all treatments needs from routine dental treatment to Orhtognathic surgery, dental implant, maxillofacial silicon prosthesis to indigenous cast titanium implants for traumatic battle casualties with loss of orofacial structures.

While inaugurating the new building, General Kapoor said that the army has taken the lead in establishing and developing a dental treatment centre with vision for next two decades.

The centre has independent cone beam computerized tomography, Titanium casting, laser welder and contemporary dental laboratory for metal, metal ceramic and all ceramic restorations.

It has also been developed to cater to Post graduate training in various disciplines of dental sciences, training for dental auxiliary staff and to conduct world class research.

It was conceived as an apex facility for dental, oral and maxillofacial care in the country, while the infrastructure houses contemporary surgeries and research facilities. (ANI)

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