Department of public health dentistry

  • The department of Community Dentistry plays a role in catering to oral health needs at the community level.
  • It delivers oral health services to the needy and the deprived segment of the community through outreach programs and also provides transportation services for the patients to reach the college for accessing treatment.
  • Department frequently conducts camps and oral health education programs in various rural as well as urban areas, school camps, institutions, primary healthcare centers, community halls, through 2 fully equipped mobile dental vans with seating capacity of 14 people.
  • Department is very well equipped with 28 dental chairs for carrying out all comprehensive dental care for OPD patients.
  • Department also has its own Digital Seminar Room for students to improve their knowledge and skills in an interactive manner.Department also bags a Capacious Library with good number of latest resourceful books and Online access portal for journal (Ebscohost).

  • Department operates 4 satellite centers rendering dental services in rural and urban areas. It is an attempt to provide dental care near their house to utilize the health services in its maximum range.

  • Dental doctors skilled in clinical expertise along with interns are posted in all satellite to cater to the needs of the community.

Tobacco Cessation Clinic: (TCC)

  • Our Department has state of the art TCC with intra oral camera along with NRT (Nicotine Replacement Therapy) regimes to make simple and easy for patients to motivate them quit the habit.


  • This program involves weekly lectures seminars , demonstration of recording indices like :-DMFT / DMFS, OHI – S, Periodontal index, Gingival index, Deans fluorosis index .
  • Students prepare oral health education material posters, chart & models on different topics so that it will help to educate patients in simple way .
  • Field work like school dental check -up , Diagnostic Camps in rural areas to asses the oral health status of village people emergency treatment & health education including possible preventive care.
  • Students show different brushing techniques to the patients on models .They show plaque control measures to the patient by using various disclosing agents &oral rinse programme.
  • Diet counselling is done to the public to reduce caries.
  • Students carry out various treatment procedures in dental camps, thus improving their clinical skills
  • Students give the oral hygiene instructions also administer topical fluoride therapy and pit and fissure selants.
  • Eduacate patient concerning the etiology and prevention of oral disease and encourage them to assure responsibility for oral health.

Postgraduate ProgrAMME

  • The postgraduate section is fully equipped with air conditioned dental chambers given each student to expertise his own work.
  • The seminars, journal clubs, CPC presentation, paper and poster presentation by the students improves their proclamation and oration skills.
  • They attend workshops, CDE programmes, webinars, national and international conferences to gain exposure to the recent advancement of dentistry.
  • PG Students have to go for field visits and satellite visits, organize camps to gain knowledge in practical way