KUWAIT: Consultant orthodontist Dr Rashed Al-Azmi revealed that 20 percent of orthodontic patients in Kuwait are above 20 years old. He said Kuwait comes first amongst GCC states in terms of the quality of dentistry services thanks to Kuwaiti dentists holding the highest degrees from the US and Europe and the use of the latest orthodontic technologies. Speaking at a special ceremony held on the occasion of opening Dazzle Dental Center with the attendance of MP Mohammed Al-Hadiya and Bukhamseen Group Managing Director Dr Osama Bukhamseen, Azmi stressed that dentistry had greatly developed over the past few years, presenting new types of orthodontics. Azmi explained that orthodontics can be conducted with patients starting from the age of seven, but stressed that the ideal age 11-12.

Failaka Island
The Capital committee at the Municipal Council is scheduled to discuss a number of issues in its meeting today, including annulment of allocation of unused lands on Failaka Island and a proposal made by members Abdullah Al-Mehri and Meshaal Al-Hamdhan on increasing the percentage of construction in the Liberation Tower's parking area. The agenda will also include a proposal made by member Hassan Kamal concerning commercial activities on the Sharq seafront and several other proposals.

Repeated violations
The Public Authority for Manpower's deputy director for manpower protection Mubarak Al-Azmi stressed the inspection campaigns conducted by the authority's teams are within the authority's duties stipulated in labor law number 6/2010 and the domestic helpers law number 68/2015 with the ultimate goal of preventing the repetition of any violation.

By Meshaal Al-Enezi