One thousand elderly patients, toothless or approaching that state, will receive free check-ups and implantological consultations in dental clinics all over Bulgaria, and one hundred of them will be selected for high-quality implants. These are the plans of the project "Better quality of life for our parents", initiated by EO Dent clinics together with dental technology company Bredent Group, Germany, and its official representative in Bulgaria Dentatechnica.
Supported by the Bulgarian Ministry of Health, the project aims to help elderly patients who cannot afford private care to improve their quality of life and social interactions. Implanting will take place under strict professional protocols and with the newest therapies available – photodynamic therapy, ultrasound diagnostics of the joint and contemporary prosthetic methods. The project will encompass the whole of Bulgaria and a special phone line will service the patients interested in more information.
70 years ago, on 10 March 1943, Bulgaria's pro-Nazi government decided to defy Berlin and halt the deportation of Bulgaria's 50.000 Jews. This was down to the actions of one man - Dimitar Peshev. Just two years later he faced Communist justice and found himself on trial for his life. His niece Kaluda Kiradjieva remembers