Four dental clinics sealed

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, Aug 24: After sealing the illegal clinics in Jammu and Samba, J&K State Dental Council (JKSDC) here today sealed the clinics run by quacks in Akhnoor, Misriwala, Roop Nagar and Bhawani Nagar areas.
The team headed by In-charge Clinical Registration, Dr. Bhupinder Singh including inspectors Dr. Rajiv Mengi, Dr. Bhanu Kotwal and Dr. Satish Sharma conducted surprise raids and sealed four clinics run by quacks.
Dr. Aayush Sharma and Dr. Pankaj Bhagat also accompanied the raiding team.
Dr. Gautam Sharma, President of Indian Dental Association, Jammu has said that quacks treat patients with unsterilized instruments and may spread blood borne diseases like HIV and Hepatitis to other patients.
Dr. Ritesh Gupta, registrar JKSDC said that only qualified dental surgeons registered with dental council and having valid clinical registration are authorised to treat patients.
Dr. Aayush Sharma, member JKSDC informed that sealing drive will continue till all the quacks running illegal and unauthorized clinics are sealed.