Dentist warns of diseases transmitted by oral checkups

Phnom Penh. Doctor Soum Vichet warns last Monday through Reaksmey Kampouchea newspaper, that diseases like HIV and TB are being transmitted during dental examinations if dentist has not the enough equipment or the place is not well professionally recommended. Tuberculosis, a very common decease in Cambodia, can be transmitted easily by equipments that are not sterilized. Vichet recommends that Cambodians should select very well the place where they are going to make dental examinations. They must keep strict hygienic and a professional attitude, says the dentist.

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About Albeiro Rodas

Albeiro Rodas (in Cambodia Sky Ly Samnang), is a MA in Digital Communication, independent journalist and a Salesian of Don Bosco from Amalfi, Colombia, based in Cambodia since 1999. He is the creator of the Don Bosco schools of journalism in Sihanoukville and Kep with young people from poor communities and the founder of the Don Bosco Kep Children Fund. Medal for Social Commitment UPB (2010); among the 100 more upstanding Colombians abroad (Marca Colombia, 2012, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X39xwdGtVXI) and among the 12 Colombians that are making this a better world 2013 (http://www.colombia.co/en/culture/colombians-that-are-making-this-a-better-world.html).

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