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Severe Shoratge Of Dental Drugs Paralyzed The Dental Fillings And Treatement In Governemnt Dental Clinics

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Due to the severe shortage of five essential drugs and surgical items used for dental fillings and treatment the dental fillings and treatment in Colombo Dental  Institute and 100 other government dental clinics are   restricted according to Government Dental Surgeons Association.

The dental drugs and surgical items Euginol.GIC,Composite bonding,mercury use for amalgam filling and 0.5 m.m stainless steel wire use for fractured teeth and jaw bones are out of stock these days in dental clinics and medical supplies division the association has said in a letter sent to the health ministry secretary Dr.Nihal Jayathilake today(20).if the authorities not taken steps to supply these out of stock drug and surgical items with immediate effect dental filling and dental treatment in government dental clinics will be stopped within next few days.