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19/07/2012

diaco® get Chile! In South America

diaco® announce the first diaco® enabled clinic in South America at the University Of Chile.

The Dental Department of the University of Chile in Santiago becomes the first hospital in South America where wheelchair patients are now benefiting from the being treated in the safety and comfort of their own wheelchair using a diaco® dental chair.

Founded in 1842 The University of Chile (Universidad de Chile) is the largest and oldest institution of higher education in Chile and one of the oldest in Latin America. The Dental School is a leader in the training of dentists, researchers, specialists and top-level academics in different fields of Dentistry.

Prof. Dr. Susanne Krämer, Facultad de Odontología - Universidad de Chile, said "As the leading University Dental School in Chile we are delighted to be the first Hospital in South America to benefit from the diaco® dental chair" Prof. Kramer added "We wanted to give our dental students, staff and wheelchair patients the access to the worlds leading equipment and treatment which is why we chose the diaco® dental chair"

David Vandyke, Co-Founder of diaco® commented "We are delighted to have The University Of Chile School to be the first diaco® enabled clinic in South America. The diaco® dental chair will be of enormous benefit to wheelchair patients and staff at the hospital and we look forward to opening more clinics across South America"

About diaco®

The diaco® dental chair is a fully mobile dental platform designed specifically for wheelchair patients. The patient remains in their own wheelchair at all times, eliminating manual handling and hoisting, whilst enabling the optimal angle for dental care treatment for both patient and clinical team.

diaco® dental chairs can be found in the leading dental schools and hospitals in 18 countries.

Find us at www.diacodental.com