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Rural Dental College

Dental Program

In order to bridge the gap between the ever increasing demands of Dental personnel in rural areas and wide spread oral diseases and dental problems, the PMT established Rural Dental College and Hospital in 1989, with an intake of 100 B.D.S. students per year. The college has all the specialised dental preclinical and clinical departments as stipulated by Dental Council of India (DCI).

These are Dental Materials, Dental Anatomy, Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Orthodontics, Pedodontics, Oral Medicine & Radiology, Community Dentistry, Prosthodontics, Periodontology, Conservative Dentistry, Oral and Maxillo-facial Surgery.

All these departments are adequately staffed and equipped as per the norms prescribed by DCI for conducting effective undergraduate & post graduate training.

Adequate Dental Laboratory facilities are provided for training of undergraduates & postgraduate and also for undertaking research. College also provides extension OPD services to nearby villages, which are also attended by the students and interns under supervision of senior staff.

The Dental College was affiliated to Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik and University of Pune till it became a constituent unit of this University.

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The College and courses offered are recognized by Dental Council of India.

College has a teaching hospital with all specialties of dental surgery which provides routine & specialized diagnostic procedures including Orthopentogram and Cephalogram and treatment like Maxillo-facial and Orthognathic surgery and advanced conservative treatment, aesthetic dentistry, ceramics, cast dentures and Maxillofacial prosthesis.

The BDS course of the College is recognized by Dental Council of India. The College also offers post graduate courses in Dental Surgery (M.D.S) in the following disciplines:
  1. Periodontology
  2. Oral Medicine & Radiology
  3. Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery,
  4. Oral Pathology and Microbiology
  5. Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge
  6. Paedodontics & Preventive Dentistry
  7. Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics
  8. Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics

The students of this dental college are benefited with both high technological dental education as well as simultaneous exposure to the rural population through community based training.

Extensive preclinical and clinical training is imparted to the students at Rural Dental College & Hospital as well as at its well equipped peripheral clinical wings.