A ceremony was held today for the opening of a dental clinic for migrant in Tel Aviv. The dental clinic operates in the framework of the public clinic operated by the Ministry of Health and Terem at Tel Aviv Central Bus Station (Levinski Clinic)
The public clinic, established by the Ministry of Health 9 years ago under Dr. Michael Dor management and additional volunteer physicians and addresses medical needs of migrants lacking medical insurance. The public clinic treats about 3,000 people per month and provides full clinical treatment, including x-rays, laboratory, ultrasound and medications.
Recently A substantial donation has been conveyed to the clinic by Miriam Riesel in memory of her husband Ze’ev ZL, which served for the acquisition of equipment for opening the dental clinic. The dental clinic is operated by volunteer dentists and will provide conservative treatments such as fillings for cavities, extractions and minor basic rehabilitation.
Already upon dissemination of news of the opening of the clinic among the migrant community, some 100 people registered to receive dental treatment.
Initially, until additional volunteer dentists are recruited, the clinic will operate three mornings per week.