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. 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.The 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.
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Contact Details of Yenepoya University, Mangalore
Contact No:91 824 2204668
Address:University Road, Deralakatte, Mangalore 575018.