DialDent, a company which brings dental care services to the doorsteps, has chalked out an elaborate strategy to increase its footprint in India market –becoming the largest dental care provider in the next three years, increasing its footprint in markets like Mumbai, Hyderabad, Chennai, Bengaluru and Pune, and launching an exclusive dental e-commerce platform.
The company will also roll out value added products such as dental covers nationally. After the lunch of its dental e-commerce platform will be followed by a pan-India roll out to 18 cities.
While all these plans unfold, DialDent is and will make its money from patient treatments, value-added dental products, and by leveraging DialDent platform and access to customers to cross-sell relevant third party products including a B2B platform for dental practioners.
Without revealing the names CEO and Founder of DialDent Vinod Giri said they are getting financial backing from a Swiss national and a Singapore national of Indian origin.
As a part of the expansion plan, Giri informed they are also looking at the rural healthcare market, and besides building an operating model for rural markets, has also approached companies known for rural outreach programme to offer DialDent services as a part of their CSR activities.
Started in September 2015 from Gurgaon DialDent received its first external funding in March 2016. Post funding, DialDent added another base in Noida in May 2016.
It has now expanded the network to 8 clinics under DialDent umbrella in all parts of NCR. These work as back up for mobile dental operations. Today, the company has 15 doctors and 8 paramedic staff working for it. DialDent is partner with most leading health insurance providers, third party administrators, and leading home health care providers.
As of now Dialdent has done over 10,000 diagnosis and over 2,000 on-site procedures on patients either through special camps for corporates in their offices or at homes of people. The company has worked with nearly 300 corporate entities, a list which includes most leading blue chip organisations.
A venture from Greystone Care, DialDent uses tablets to capture patient data, diagnosis data and procedures data. It also captures and executes billing data. Data is transmitted then to the backend-server, which on one hand uses billing data to send e-bills, and on the other hand stores and cross tabs diagnosis and procedure data for further action. The company also has a chain of clinics, owned as well as tied-up, spread all over Delhi-NCR, which serve as a backup for high surgical requirements.