Staff Reporter

TIRUCHI: Seahorse Hospital, a unit of Kaveri Medical Centre, would open ‘Dencity,’ a state-of-the-art dental department, on Monday.

Announcing this at a press meet on Saturday, Managing Director S. Chandra Kumar said that the department would have hi-tech surgical equipments and offer painless laser treatments for various dental-related disorders.

Awareness about dental hygiene was low among people of India and the department would seek to sensitise people to the ways of protecting teeth and maintaining hygiene, said the Chief Dental Surgeon of Dencity, V. Iyyapan Shankar. Specialised paediatric and geriatric dental care, customised dental chairs for physically challenged, dental mapping, periodontal, reconstructive surgeries and community dentistry were the special features of the department.