HONIARA City Council (HCC) Mataniko dental clinic will open up for services to the public in Honiara next week.
This was revealed by HCC Health Director Harvest Miabule.
Speaking to the Solomon Star yesterday, Mr Miabule said, the clinic will open next Wednesday offering dental services.
“At the moment, our works departments are doing final touches with in the building awaiting the official start of the service next week
“This is the biggest and best dental clinic HCC owns in Honiara that will serve Honiara entire populace,” Mr Miabule said.
HCC health director explained that the new dental clinic will have five chairs inside the clinic including proper water supplies.
“The clinic will be equipped with five chairs and proper water services for dentists during their daily operation.
“At the moment Kukum dental is the only dental clinic in operation but its not enough to meet the demand of dental services in Honiara.”
He said, each day only 20 patients are being attended to.
But the Mataniko dental clinic can accommodate more people.
The health director urged people in Honiara to look after the dental clinic and make good use when it starts operating.
The clinic was funded by the Health Ministry and the Honiara City Council.
By DENVER NEWTER