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Public Health Dentistry


Department Name: Public Health Dentistry


Extension No.: 1090

Name of Clerical Staff & Contact No.: Swarnalatha. S, 8105192317.

Goals and Objectives     : -

To prevent and control oral diseases, promote oral health, to organize community efforts and to take up leadership role in solving community oral health problems.

Plan and perform necessary prevention, treatment and promotion of oral health at individual and community level.

Impart oral health education.

To assess oral health care needs, programme planning, implementation and evaluation of oral health programmes.

Develop necessary  manpower at various levels and their effective utilization for dental public health programmes

 To adopt ethical principles in all community oral health Activities and research activities.

  • Establishment    : 1995
  • Infrastructure  : : Total built up area : 6385.00 sq.ft
  • Facilities available:
  • Dental chairs – 21
  • Department library
  • 3 portable dental chairs
  • 5 peripheral centers with 7 dental chairs
  • Comprehensive Clinic for Camp Patients
  • Teaching Material consists of Textbooks, Library Dissertation, Journals, and Online information, Computers, LCD Projector, Scanner and Printer.
  • Courses Offered              :



Bachelor of Dental Surgery(BDS),

Masters of Dental Surgery(MDS),


Certificate Course in Dental Practice Management

  • Courses taught: BDS, MDS, Ph.D