Springfield Medical Care Systems Awarded Grant for Surgical Drill

Madhav Shrirao

Springfield, VT – Springfield Medical Care Systems (SMCS) is pleased to announce that it has received a $4,558 grant from the Northeast Delta Dental Foundation to purchase a new surgical drill for use at Chester Family Dental in Chester, VT.  

The new drill will allow Dentist Madhav Shrirao, DMD, to place dental implants, a new service at the Center, and to surgically extract teeth, including wisdom teeth.  Services provided by the Center include routine hygiene and basic and major restorative care, including fillings, crowns, bridges, root canals, dentures, extractions, and emergency dental services. “We appreciate the Northeast Delta Dental Foundation’s long-time partnership which, in this case, will help us provide a new, much needed service to patients,” says Dr. Shrirao of Chester Family Dental.

“The Northeast Delta Dental Foundation is pleased to support Springfield Medical Care Systems (SMCS) and help them expand services to patients at Chester Family Dental.   We are proud to support SMCS in their efforts to provide quality oral health care to patients of all ages,” said Crystal Carroll, Manager of Community Relations at Northeast Delta Dental. 

For more than 20 years, the Northeast Delta Dental Foundation has awarded grants to oral health programs in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont   Northeast Delta Dental, headquartered in Concord, New Hampshire, with sales offices in Burlington and Saco, Maine, offers dental insurance programs to individuals and families and organizations of all sizes.  Learn more at www.nedelta.com.

Springfield Medical Care Systems (SMCS) is a not-for-profit, community-based health care system that includes nine community health center locations.  Through its integrated health system, SMCS offers care that is patient-centered and emphasizes quality, access, and affordability for all, with financial assistance available based on a sliding fee scale.  Services include primary and preventative health care for people of all ages, pediatrics, diagnostic lab and radiology services, a broad array of acute hospital and specialty services, health screenings, nutrition counseling, behavioral health counseling, dental care, and access to discounted pharmaceuticals.  For more information about SMCS and its subsidiaries, please visit www.springfieldmed.org.