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Klaus Viesteg

SUMMARY

Name: Klaus Viesteg
Location: Strangford
County: Down
Total Cost: £ 97,275.00
Axis: AXIS 3 : Down Rural Area Partnership
Duration: 19/12/2013 - 31/10/2014
Telephone: 028 44 881995

PROJECT SUMMARY

To set up a new dental practice in Strangford, County Down.

BACKGROUND

Klaus Viesteg is a fully qualified dentist, who has been living and working in County Down for the past 7 years. He identified the need for a dental surgery in Strangford, County Down – since a population of close to 10,000 people in the area lacked access to dental services unless they travelled more than 10 miles. In 2014 Mr Viesteg opened a new dental practice, Edelweiss Dental, in the area.

ACTIVITIES

Funding from DRAP helped Mr Viesteg carry out refurbishment works to the ground floor of the building he was turning into a surgery and purchase a range of dental equipment to assist with start-up.