New Mobile Dental Clinics

New Mobile Dental ClinicsNew Mobile Dental Clinics

During the past four years decay-missing-filled (DMF) index among Iranians has dropped from the previous 2.9 to the current 1.8, said health minister Hassan Qazizadeh Hashemi, on the sidelines of a ceremony to open 80 mobile dental clinics in deprived areas. The mobile clinics are set up inside quality and heavy duty vehicles equipped with modern dental equipment and imaging units, he said, Salamat News reported. Hashemi said there are 1,100 public dental clinics in rural areas all of which have been renovated and upgraded. The centers provide free services to target populations which include children less than 14 years of age as well as pregnant women covered by rural insurance.


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