Mumbai’s Dental College and Hospital gets new panoramic X-ray machines

Mumbai’s Dental College and Hospital gets new panoramic X-ray machines

The state-of-the-art machines, devices and equipment are the need in many hospitals across the city today. Recently, two technologically advanced modern digital panoramic x-ray machines were bought at Mumbai’s Dental College and Hospital. These machines will help in diagnosing symptoms in no time and will aid the treatment.

On a daily basis, 100 to 150 people visit Dental college’s OPD. Earlier, it was difficult to handle all the patients in a day, due to the unavailability of new-age machines. These new equipments will help us attend patients in less time. Further, our students will also get to learn a lot as with the help of these machines, and will be able to see the oral and other related disease,” Dr. Mansingh Pawar, Dean, Government Dental college.

He further added that these digital X-ray machines are worth INR 50 lakhs worth and will aid in proper diagnosis and benefit poor patients.

These machines have been kept in Department of Oral Medicine, Diagnosis and Radiology and Department of Orthodontics. Apart from these machines, a 3D workshop was also inaugurated by Girish Mahajan, Medical Education Minister.

More than 3 lakh patients have been examined so far under 'Pandit Dinadayal Upadhyaya Healthy Maharashtra' campaign initiated by the Government of Maharashtra. Moreover, the government has also employed and promoted teachers, and has assured that the vacant positions will be filled.