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His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance and President of Dubai Health Authority, today inaugurated Dubai Dental Hospital, the first and largest dental hospital in Dubai, in presence of Dr Amer Al Zarooni, CEO, Dubai Healthcare City Medical,  Dr. Amer Sharif, Chief Executive Officer, Dubai Healthcare City Authority – Education Sector, and Dr Ramadan Al Blooshi, Chief Executive Officer, Dubai Healthcare City Authority – Regulatory (DHCR), on the opening day of Arab Health.

The hospital, which started out as a clinic (Dubai Dental Clinic) in 2008, has increased its capacity by 125 percent with eight specialties under one roof with fully-equipped dental lab, post-surgery rooms, and an in-house sterilization department. Accredited by Joint Commission International, Dubai Dental Hospital is equipped with state-of-the-art technologies, the hospital has its own imaging department with 3D radiology, Computer-aided Design / Computer-aided Manufacturing (CAD/CAM), an Intra Oral Scanner and a dental laboratory and Digital teeth scanning.

The revamped Dubai Dental Hospital includes 63 dental chairs, making it the largest specialized dental facility in Dubai. With more than 100 qualified healthcare professionals, Dubai Dental Hospital strives to provide greater access to specialized oral treatment for patients of all ages, meeting the growing demand for dental care in the region.

“As an urban healthcare landmark and the largest healthcare free zone in the world, Dubai Healthcare City is committed to advancing health in the UAE and the wider region. The launch of Dubai Dental Hospital is the latest initiative that reinforces our commitment and dedication in helping to drive and build world-class healthcare facilities,” Dr Amer Al Zarooni, CEO, Dubai Healthcare City Medical.

Under the direction of a highly-skilled team of oral healthcare professionals, DDH will continue to deliver patient-specific healthcare in compliance with international best practices. The dental hospital provides treatment across eight specialist areas: general dentistry, dental hygiene, pediatric dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, oral surgery, orthodontics, prosthodontics, endodontics periodontal treatment and dental implantology.

“This day, is the culmination of the hard work and efforts of everyone at DDH and is a testament to their commitment that we can mark this milestone in our mission to provide greater access to specialized oral treatment for patients of all ages, meeting the growing demand for dental care in the region,” said Dr Khawla Belhoul, Director, Dubai Dental Hospital.

“We are striving to become a leader in patient care, research and oral health prevention, and our awareness programs educate the community on the best methods for preventive care, starting at a young age. The launch of Dubai Dental Hospital is the latest step on that journey.”

In addition to providing patients unrivalled access to specialist treatment and expert advice, Dubai Dental Hospital is the clinical partner of Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine & Health Sciences (MBRU), providing clinical training for MBRU’s Hamdan Bin Mohammed College of Dental Medicine (HBMCDM) residents.

Dubai Dental Hospital is in Building 34, Dubai Healthcare City, and is open from 9am to 6pm. To book your appointments, please contact 800-DENTAL.

 

Source: Action