Udadumbara hospital needs a dentist | Daily News

Udadumbara hospital needs a dentist

The Udadumbara regional hospital is functioning without a dentist from beginning of this year. It is adversely affected dental patients needing treatment in the Udadumbara area, District Medical Officer Dr. Kalum Jayawardhana said.

The dentist who worked in the hospital has been transferred. The DMO said the dental clinic is fully equipped with all the medical equipment but the hospital is running without a doctor. A large number of patients who come for the different kinds of dental ailments especially pregnant mothers have to go to the Teldeniya District Base Hospital for treatment. The doctor said that the hospital has established a mobile dental clinic in the hospital two days for a week but it is not functioning well. 


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