Faculty of Dentistry (Yenepoya Dental College)
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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 day.


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..

DentalThe 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. 
There 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




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.






Mandatory Disclosures


First Year

  • General Human Anatomy including Embryology and Histolog
  • General Human Physiology and Biochemistry, Nutrition and Dietics
  • Dental Anatomy, Embryology and Oral Histology
  • Dental Materials *
  • Pre-clinical Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge *

 Second Year

  • General Pathology and Microbiology
  • General and Dental Pharmacology and Therapeutics
  • Dental Materials
  • Pre clinical Conservative Dentistry
  • Pre clinical Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge
  • Oral Pathology & Microbiology *


Third Year

  • General Medicine
  • General Surgery
  • Oral Pathology and Oral Microbiology
  • Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics *
  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery *
  • Oral Medicine and Radiology *
  • Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics *
  • Paediatric & Preventive Dentistry *
  • Periodontology *
  • Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge *


Fourth Year (Part I) First half

  • Public Health Dentistry
  • Periodontology
  • Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedic
  • Oral Medicine and Radiology

Fourth Year (Part II) Second half 

  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Conservative Dentistry and Endodontirs
  • Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge
  • Paediatric and Prevenive Dentistry


Note:  ( * ) Non exam going subjects




  • Oral Medicine and Radiology
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Periodontology
  • Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics
  • Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge.
  • Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics
  • Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry
  • Public Health Dentistry
  • Oral Pathology & Oral Microbiology

Ph.D (Faculty of Dentistry)

  • Ph.D

Post Doctoral Fellowship Programme

  • Post Doctoral Fellowship in Craniofacial Surgery
  • Post Doctoral Fellowship in Cleft Orthodontics

Certificate Courses, Application Oriented Courses (AOC) and Value added Courses

  • Certificate Course in Implantology
  • AOC in Aesthetic Dentistry
  • AOC in Minor Oral Surgery
  • AOC in Management of Special / Uncooperative children under concious sedation
  • AOC in Basic Ceramic Technology Clinical and Laboratory Procedure
  • AOC in Paediatric Endodontics.
  • AOC in Clinical Periodontics
  • AOC in Root Canal treatment
  • AOC in Tobacco Dependency Intervention



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