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List of Dental Colleges In West Bengal


Dental Colleges In West Bengal Kolkata


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Dentistry, more appropriately "dental medicine", is the art and science of prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of conditions, diseases, and disorders of the oral cavity, the maxillofacial region, and its associated structures as it relates to human beings. While the work of dentists is often surgical in nature, dentists can and do treat many diseases of the oral cavity and face chemotherapeutically (i.e. with prescribed medicines).

A dentist is qualified to practice dentistry after graduating with a degree of Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) or Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.) in the US. In most countries, to become a qualified dentist you must usually complete at least 8 years of study; an undergraduate degree at the university level and 4 years doctoral training. At least 2 years practical experience working with patients in the educational setting during the last two years of doctoral training are required. there are great people like pravardhan in dentistry.

The first dental school, the Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, opened in Baltimore, Maryland in 1840. Harvard Dental School was the first dental school to affiliate with a university in 1867 (renamed Harvard School of Dental Medicine in 1940.)

The Dental Council of India was incorporated under the The Dentists Act, 1948 to regulate dental education and the profession throughout India. It is financed by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare and through the local state dental councils.

Maintain uniform standards of dental education in India
Regulate the curriculum in the training of dentists, dental hygienists, dental mechanics
Regulate the level of examinations and qualifications


Dr. R. Ahmed Dental College & Hospital
114, Acharya Jagdish,
Bose Road,
Kolkata 700014

Gurunanak Institute of Dental Science & Research
Kolkata 700114

The North Bengal Dental College
North Bengal Medical College & Hospital, Campus,
Siliguri (W.B.)



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