The cost of dental car repairs in Perth is around $150 a pop, but the residents of this small town in southern India say they can afford to pay the bills for dentures that have been given to them by dental professionals.
Dental car services, which are a booming industry in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, can now cost as little as $200 a pop.
The price of a new dental appliance is pegged at around $600, but it can go up to as much as $800 if a car owner wants to replace the original one.
Dr Rajesh Kumar, the dentist who provides dental services at Aligarh Dentistry in Aligarbha, has been providing the services to car owners for a long time, but this is the first time he’s been able to offer dental car repair.
“We do about 70 dental car service per day,” he told Al Jazeera.
“This is our main job.
We also provide a car repair for cars and motorcycles.”
Dental cars in Aliganj are designed for children.
A child can be taken to the car and a car maintenance service will take care of the car.
The owner will then go home with the car, while the maintenance workers are there to repair the car before it gets back to the owners.
The service costs around $100 to $200, but Kumar says that for cars that have had more than 10,000 kilometres driven, it can be a good investment.
He says the car owners are happy to pay for the dental services, and are even willing to pay extra to get them.
“If they have money, they are happy with the cost of the services,” Kumar said.
The dentist is not the only one to offer dentures in Aligaarh.
The local government also offers dental car services for free to its residents.
The state government has started offering dental car and motorcycle repair services in Aliganshire, the state capital of Andalusia, in recent months.
“Aligarhshire is the second state in the country after Andhra to offer a dental car servicing service,” the state government said in a statement.
“Aligars has been successful in providing dentistry services to its people and is proud of its achievements in this area.”
Aligaarhsshire is also home to a number of car repair companies and repair workshops.
The Aligars dentists say the dental car work is worth every cent, but they also acknowledge that the dental work is a risky business.
“It’s a business, it’s a risky job.
You are not allowed to talk about the business, you are not even allowed to tell your customers the details of the work,” said Aligard, the car owner.”
In a situation like this, you have to be very careful, you cannot let people down.”
The Aligaars dentist said that the dentists’ profession is very dangerous and they do have to look after their customers’ health and safety.