Mangalore, October 24: Minister for Health and Family Welfare U T Khader launched the high-tech mobile dental care van “Yen Dental Care” of Yenepoya University. He lauded the betterment programs undertaken by the university.
This “Yen Dental Care” van is fully air conditioned and houses 2 dental chairs along with other facilities. Facilities available at dental van are free consultation and check up, extraction of tooth which cannot be saved, filling of teeth, providing green card facility and providing orthodontic treatment penny free, and door to door dental treatment facility with trained dental professionals. The cost of the dental van is Rs 55 lakh.
This vehicle is launched mainly to benefit the poor people in remote areas.
On this occasion, minister Khader distributed ‘Yen- Craddle” kit in the maternity and gynecology department to the mothers who were present along with their kid. The program was presided over by Y Abdulla Kunhi, chancellor of Yenepoya University.
Registrar Professor Dr CV Raghuveer welcomed. The head of community dental science department Dr Ganesh Shenoy Panchamal proposed the vote of thanks.