His Excellency King Khalid University Rector Prof. Abdulrahman bin Hamad Al Dawood has today in the morning, inaugurated the Dental Technology Department of the Faculty of Applied Medical Sciences at the university branch in Khamis Mushayt (Lasan). The department includes 5 private laboratories for partial dentures, a lab for full dentures, as well as crowns, bridges, orthodontic, and a special laboratory for Albrooslin (coloring structures).
On the occasion, the students of the Faculty gave a detailed explanation to the Rector of the university, inside the laboratories, about the mechanism of work, and how to prepare the structures and the stages these structures go through before approval by the supervising teaching staff members.
For his part, President Al-Dawood thanked the students and the faculty members for what they are doing, stressing the university's readiness to provide full support to the Faculty for the sake of the betterment of the educational process. The costs of establishing and equipping of dental technology laboratories is estimated to more than 7 million Saudi Riyals. The project is implemented on an area exceeding 500 square meters, and has a number of 5 laboratories equipped with the latest medical devices. Also, the Laboratories can accommodate 130 students, including 15 intern students.