The IDF launched a mobile dental clinic for the fighters in remote bases.

צילום: פלורית שויחט, דובר צה”ל

After a successful pilot in the southern command and the central command, the IDF medical corps launched mobile clinics that provide dental care to the fighters in remote outposts, until
So were not accessible to fixed clinics

תאריך: 13/11/2011, 17:32    
מחבר: פלורית שויחט, אתר צה”ל

The IDF fighters exposed teeth: after three months of
Initial pilot in the southern command and the central command, dental mobility launched in
Officially, last week. The units consist of a truck and a dental clinic.
Totally equipped with advanced equipment and x-ray, traveling between remote and isolated bases.

Incorporated unit for a period of a week to look after the soldiers instead of teeth, using permanent staff including a dentist and two teacher’s aides. Medical Corps ensures that year.
The northern command soldiers too close will win fairy teeth on wheels of their own.
The teams have been handling hundreds of soldiers, shbmman about 10 patients a day.

“Many soldiers have technical difficulties to reach the dental clinics. Stationary clinic sometimes remote bases and outposts, insufficient public transport base,
And the nature of the sector and key saves, release the soldiers “, explained to the IDF website
An Assistant Chief Medical Officer for dentistry, Lieutenant Colonel Shai, on launch day.
When mobile dental comes directly to injury, qualification and, uh, and a soldier could receive adequate treatment, “he said.

Among the treatments are given in the squad include preventive dentistry, cleaning fur, fillings, root canal therapy and extractions. Mobile infrastructure connection capabilities, but can also function independently on internal sewerage system and generator. Due to the special structure upgrades and advanced equipment, costs of all rolled up in one million mobile. The funds came from the army way, Foundation donation of Plzen and the FIDF branch gotpreind New York.

For honeybees, light icon at the base of the Givati Geddes Nahal Oz to Gaza baugdat squad was a pleasant surprise. “The last time I was in not yet dental care
I was a soldier, “he says with a smile while relaxing in a waiting car. “We don’t have time to go to clinics, and even more important treatments we can hardly find
It. It’s a really good idea, “says honeybees.

Assistant responsible for treatment of the southern command unit, cpl. Justin Moyal attests to immense satisfaction at the special service. “We come to areas of combat soldiers to treat them, and excited from our presence. We really save teeth, “she says. “For me this service, and all three perform as a team, as a family,” she testified with a smile.

Translated from Hebrew