Tamil Nadu Government Dental College, Chennai

Tamil Nadu Government Dental College, Chennai

The foundation of Tamil Nadu Government Dental College, Chennai was laid down on August 10, 1953. The college is also known as Government Dental Hospital and College. It is the dental wing of Madras Medical college. The institution has been affiliated to the Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai and recognized by the Dental Council of India (DCI).


The campus of Tamil Nadu Government Dental College is situated in the capital city of Tamil Nadu. It is located No. 1, Frazer Bridge Road near TNPSC Office of Chennai. The campus houses administrative block, academic building and hospital.


The campus is equipped with all the necessary facilities that meets the requirements of the students. The college has well-established library loaded with books, journals, magazines, daily newspapers, etc. The lecture rooms are highly ventilated and well lightened. It has the laboratory equipped with latest equipments and instruments. The students are facilitated with the transport facility. Heath care and medical facility is also available for students.


The college offers UG and PG courses in the field of dentistry. The Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) has the course duration of 51/2 years including one year rotating internship. Total 100 seats are available for this course. Besides this, the college also runs master’s course of 3 years and has a seat capacity of 35. The college within its affiliation to the TN Dr MGR Medical University, Chennai offers degree courses as follows:

Undergraduate Dental Courses:

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

Postgraduate Dental Courses:

MDS (Master of Dental Surgery)

  • Orthodontics
  • Periodontics
  • Oral Medicine and Radiology
  • Prosthodontics
  • Public Heath dentistry


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