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Delhi government to set up 100 dental clinics across the city

Thursday, December 15, 2016

New Delhi: The Delhi government plans to set up around 100 Aam Aadmi Dental Clinics, on the lines of Mohalla Clinics, across the city.

“We will set up around 100 Aam Aadmi dental clinics on the lines of Mohalla Clinics across the city,” said Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Wednesday.

Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said these clinics will offer minor procedures, which he said will be a major step towards preventing oral diseases.

The national capital needs dental services and it was the government’s responsibility to prevent oral diseases, said Sisodia.

Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences (MAIDS), New Delhi will be assisting the state government’s department of health in setting up the dental clinics, according to Dr Mahesh Verma, Director & Principal of MAIDS. (Source: NDTV)

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