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19/05/2006

Professor Raman Bedi Joins Diaco as Chairman

Diaco Limited today announced that Professor Raman Bedi has joined the Company as Chairman. Professor Bedi became the 8th Chief Dental Officer for England in 2002, following a distinguished academic career and having been awarded the Foundation chair in Transcultural Oral Health at University College London (1996-2002). Professor Bedi retired from the post of Chief Dental Officer in October 2005 and is returning to his chair at Kings College London. He has published over 185 scientific papers

"The entire Diaco team are honoured to have someone as distinguished as Professor Bedi joining the company as Chairman" said Steve Campbell, joint managing director of Diaco, "As Chairman, Professor Bedi, will lead the companies plan of expansion in the UK and overseas to ensure that we improve the oral health and quality of life for persons confined to a wheelchair"

Commenting on his appointment as Chairman, Professor Bedi said "I like many other dentists am committed to providing quality dental care to everyone. People confined to wheelchairs have for too long found it difficult accessing dental services and surgery designs' have made providing care more difficult. I am delighted to be joining Diaco whose clear mission is that that every wheelchair user will have easy access to the highest quality dental care."

Diaco Limited are the manufacturer of the 'diaco® dental chair' - a fully mobile dental chair 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.

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