SEMBACH Kaserne, Germany – The brand new Landstuhl Military specialty dental clinic celebrated its official grand opening on Wed. July 14.
The brand new facility relocated from Pulaski Barracks and can present dental care to greater than 9,000 servicemembers within the Rheinland-Pfalz space. It would additionally function the specialty remedy hub for seven outlying Military dental clinics unfold throughout two completely different nations.
“The unique plan known as for the clinic to relocate to Landstuhl final September/October with affected person care beginning within the November timeframe,” stated Col. Tom Goksel, Dental Well being Exercise Rheinland-Pfalz commander. “Nonetheless, that transfer was postponed as a result of challenges introduced on by the COVID-19 pandemic and moved to this summer season.”
The specialty dental clinic is situated in Constructing 3701 close to Landstuhl Regional Medical Middle and can present specialty care in complete dentistry, endodontics, periodontics, prosthodontics, pediatric dentistry and orthodontics.
“The unique mission was awarded in September 2015, and development began in Might of 2016,” stated Col. Manuel Pozo-Alonso, commander of Dental Well being Command Europe. “The renovation mission led to the improve of over 18,719 sq. ft of house in addition to considerably rising the capability, capabilities, and effectivity of the dental care that we offer our beneficiaries.”
Based on DHCE management, the brand new clinic is a cutting-edge dental facility with a complete of twenty-two dental operatories and specialty suites for periodontic and endodontic remedy.
“The brand new specialty clinic is staffed with 28 personnel consisting of eight dentists, two hygienists, 16 dental assistants and auxiliary employees, an x-ray technician, and a sterilization technician,” stated Pozo-Alonso. “With this lovely clinic and model new tools, our medical staff will to soar to even larger ranges and proceed to supply the Kaiserslautern neighborhood the most effective dental care and customer support obtainable.”
The brand new Landstuhl specialty dental clinic treats primarily lively responsibility personnel. Members of the family and retirees are seen on an area obtainable foundation. Because of the COVID pandemic, nevertheless, remedy is at present restricted to solely lively responsibility.