In an Effort to Improve The Belize Dental Department the Ministry of Health acquired two new Ultrasonic Scalers They were acquired from Merida at a Cost of BZE$1400.00.each. These two scalers will be utilized at the Dental Clinic on a daily basis to Improve the Maternal and child health program and for the improving of the dental services being offered to the people in and around Dangriga.
The purchase of this equipment is part of the ongoing commitment that the government of Belize has in uplifting the dental services. The plan is to purchase 7 more for the other Dental Clinics countrywide.
Note: An Ultrasonic Scaler is an instrument with a high freqency vibration tip used to remove plaque, bacteria and calculus from the teeth.