Yenepoya Dental College
IAE commissioned its debut venture
- the YENEPOYA DENTAL COLLEGE (YDC) in 1992. The first batch of BDS
students finished their internship on August 1997 and began their
careers as dental practitioners. The year 2006, marked the completion of
15 years of service as well as the celebration of its 10th Graduation
Currently, Postgraduate courses
are recognized in all the nine departments in the Yenepoya Dental
College. YDC Under Graduate & Post Graduate courses are recognized
by Dental Council of India..
Yenepoya Dental College New Building Complex inside the Campus, houses
all the clinical departments along with the lecture halls, seminar
rooms, HODs & Staff rooms. There are three air conditional lecture
halls with excellent seating arrangement and LCD projector facilities.
are common rooms for boys and girls separately, The departments of
Community Dentistry, Conservative Dentistry, Oral Medicine, Oral &
Maxillofacial Surgery, Orthodontics, Pedodontics, Periodontics &
Prosthodontics also have their academic and clinical areas in the new
complex. The Departments of Dental Materials (preclinical) & Oral
Pathology (para clinical) are housed in the academic block of the YMC,
which will be moved to the Dental College building shortly.
Every department has its own HODs
room, Staff rooms, PG room, seminar rooms and the dental chairs are
separately placed for undergraduate and postgraduate studies. In
addition, every department has its own 35mm SLR Camera, Video camera,
Over head projector, LCD projector & computer workstation. The
Deparment of Community Dentistry has a 29 inch television for the
screening of educative films and video shows.
Additionally, the YDC also has
a state-of-the-art mobile dental van. The Dental Materials Department
has a unique Museum of Dental Materials. The Community Dentistry
Department has mobile dental clinics that are used to proactively to
interact with the community.
All the treatment is rendered
free or at very minimal rates. The depaments conduct frequent dental
camps in the rural areas surrounding Mangalore. The Dental College holds
frequent Continuing Dental Education programs and guest lectures. YDC
has a computer graphics department with all the latest equipment, which
caters to the DTP and other needs of the Institutions.
The Central Library &
Digital Information Centre, the Indoor and outdoor auditoria, the
Canteen and the Examination hall are shared facilities.
The B.D.S. (Bachelor of Dental
Surgery) Course runs for a period of 4 years and 1 year of Rotatory
Internship Programme. The examination and award of degree are regulated
by Yenepoya University, The Pre-Clinical Departments are housed in the
Academic block with all the required amenities. State of the art dental
clinics covering all dental specialities with more than 350 dental
chairs are attached to the college
POST GRADUATE COURSES:
Master of Dental Surgery (MDS)
courses runs for a period of 3 years. The examination and award of
degree are regulated by the Yenepoya University, Mangalore.