Top 10 Promising Dental Colleges in India 2018

Dentistry is now a promising branch of medicine with the emphasis on conservation of tooth, replacement of teeth with life-like appearance and dental implants. The dental market is expected to have a growth rate of 20-30 percent, with investment groups building multispecialty hospitals offering general dentistry and specialist treatments. On account of education, the students can simply complete their BDS and open a clinic or can go for completing their masters and earn expertise in their subject.

In India, the history of Dental Education dates back to 1920 when Dr. Ahmed established the first dental college. Initially a private institute, the college was then handed over to the West Bengal Government in the year 1949. Since then, many private colleges blossomed, exceeding the number of Government aided colleges. Most of the dental colleges in India, however, train the aspirant dentists only to excel theoretically whereas dentistry is more about practical performance and problem-solving skills. There seems to be a disconnection between what is learned and what is applied in the clinics. It is estimated that there will be a surplus of more than 100,000 dentists in India by 2020. Bulks of fresh graduates pursue the dream of a clinic annually but among them, the only handful achieves success due to their unsatisfactory practical knowledge. 

With existing approximately 310 dental colleges in India, it becomes a troublesome task for the aspirants to short-list a decent college, which offers a good proportion of theoretical and practical aspects of their curriculum. Comprehending the demands of contemporary day dental education, a panel of researchers and experts at the Higher Education Review has conducted an extensive research and has compiled a list of 'Top 10 Promising Dental Colleges in India-2018'. We hope our efforts to create this exhaustive blue print elucidating the ideas about Dental Colleges in India help the student across the country to make accurate decisions about their study destinations.

Top 10 Promising Dental Colleges in India 2018




Bhojia Group of Institutions Solan, Himachal Pradesh The institute provides hands-on experience to the students in collaboration with universities in New Zealand, Japan and Malaysia and other dental Universities within India.
Dr. D. Y. Patil Dental College and Hospital Pune, Maharashtra The college provides advanced training to the students to produce competent dental professionals who have excellent skills for rendering the best of oral health care to the society.
Guru Nanak Institute of Dental Sciences and Research Kolkata, West Bengal The college takes up research not only relating to basic and clinical aspects of dental sciences leading to PhD, but also in conducts advance research in the field of oral cancer.
KLR'S Lenora Institute of Dental Sciences Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh A premiere dental institution excelled in interdisciplinary learning and teaching by providing access to the highest quality oral health care for the local, regional and global communities.
KMCT Dental College Kozhikode, Kerala With the support of eminent faculty members, the institute polishes the amateurs to be competitive dental professionals and encourages the students to conduct research in various specialties of dentistry.
Malla Reddy Institute Of Dental Sciences Hyderabad, India Serving the rural population situated in and around villages, the institute offers adequate facilities to make the students comfortable while learning and strives to be a learner-centered dental institution.
Manipal College of Dental Sciences Mangaluru, Karnataka India's first private dental college and a reputed name in the dental education sector, the institute's research initiatives are driven by industry tie-ups and collaborations with international institutions.
Manubhai Patel Dental College Vadodara, Gujarat One of the best private dental colleges in Gujarat,the institute maintains numerous tie-ups with dentists based in Gujarat for internships and job placements.
Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences New Delhi, Delhi With global state of the art facilities and a dedicated team of professionals, the institute is one of the pioneers in oral health care delivery to the community and the country.
SRM Dental College Chennai,Tamil Nadu Accredited by NAAC with 'A' grade, the college imparts excellent knowledge and skills to the students and promotes the application of current technology and concepts in the practice of dentistry.