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New year, new services for health care clinic

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Dr. Kevin Scott, DDS, stands in one of the operatories inside the dental clinic at Yucca Healthcare Center, which will soon see new technology that will improve the patient experience and the quality of care available. (Tyler Green - Daily Press)
Yucca Healthcare Center looks to grow practice, increase care access

By TYLER GREEN
Daily Press Staff Writer

Yucca Healthcare Center is entering the New Year with a goal of increasing access to health and dental care in Southeastern New Mexico by adding additional staff members and implementing new technology.

The dental clinic is “entering the 21st century” with digital X-rays and electronic record keeping, along with a sixth operatory featuring advanced equipment designed to facilitate dental specialists.

The new technology will give users better diagnostic tools, improve efficiency within the clinic and help educate patients with interactive visual tools.

The new operatory will be occupied by Endodontist Charles Maupin, an Artesia High School alumnus, beginning within a few months. The clinic is also looking to add an oral surgeon beginning in March and a pediatric dentist soon after. … For the rest of the story, subscribe in print and on the web.

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