Hamdan bin Rashid inaugurates Dubai Dental Hospital at Arab Health 2019

DUBAI, 28th January, 2019 (WAM) — H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance and President of the Dubai Health Authority, today inaugurated the Dubai Dental Hospital, the first and largest dental hospital in Dubai, on the opening day of Arab Health.

The hospital, which started out as Dubai Dental Clinic in 2008, has increased its capacity by 125 percent with eight specialties under one roof with a fully-equipped dental lab, post-surgery rooms, and an in-house sterilisation department.

Accredited by Joint Commission International, the 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 hospital includes 63 dental chairs, making it the largest specialised dental facility in Dubai. With more than 100 qualified healthcare professionals, it strives to provide greater access to specialised 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, the Dubai Healthcare City is committed to advancing health in the UAE and the wider region. The launch of the 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, the hospital 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, paediatric 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 specialised 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.

In addition to providing patients unrivalled access to specialist treatment and expert advice, the hospital is the clinical partner of the Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences, providing clinical training for the university’s Hamdan Bin Mohammed College of Dental Medicine residents.

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