Welcome to the Faculty of Dental Science (FDS), one of DDU's flagship institutions that offers speciality postgraduate and under graduate education in dental science.
Founded in 2005 with the goal of instituting an innovative, high-quality teaching approach in dental education, the DDU's Faculty of Dental Science is today one of the most modern institutions in the country.
The Faculty is armed with modern infrastructure including fully-equipped labs, smart seminar rooms, well-managed departmental libraries, and a professionally managed in-house dental clinic for patient exposure.
The Faculty has employed renowned teachers as professors and readers, who leverage their knowledge, achievements and experience to facilitate best quality education and practice to the students. We prescribe a holistic teaching approach thereby equipping students with emerging dental concepts as well as practical skills to confidently face the future and excel in their career paths. Equal emphasis is laid on instilling professional values and dental ethics in the students to ensure that they not only become competent dentists but also remain compassionate to patients.
FDS continues to remain at the forefront of facilitating research & development as well as stay sensitive to community needs.
Research is an essential ingredient of any academic system. We provide platform and the guidance to all students interested to publish their research projects in our journal. Under DDU Publication, we publish a journal named “Journal of Dental Science” on annual basis.
Recognised by Dental Council of India to run specialty courses such as
Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics
Prosthodontics & Crown & Bridgework
Periodontics and Oral Implantology
Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics
Oral Pathology and Oral Microbiology,
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
One of the highest patient flows amongst dental institutes of Gujarat
Collaboration with local as well as state-level hospitals for placement of postgraduate students
Dean's Message
Dr. Hiren Patel
Faculty of Dental Science
On behalf of Faculty of Dental Science college staff & students, I warmly welcome you.
Ours is a premier institute imparting excellent clinical education & scientific research training to the enrolled students. The college is an integral part of prestigious Dharmsinh Desai University and is recognized by Dental Council of India for its undergraduate & postgraduate courses.
Our dental college exhibits an array of equipments starting from basic to most contemporary & advanced gadgets like Lasers, Endodontic microscope, Dolphin Imaging Software, etc.Every year approximately 1,20,000 patients undergo various kind of dental treatments in our institute. A dedicated Oral Cancer Centre has been functioning to curb & treat the ill-effects of tobacco.
Lectures, preclinical/clinical demonstrations, field surveys, seminars, journal clubs, dental check-up & education camps are a regular phenomenon in the institute. Knowledgeable and scholarly teachers are hallmark of our institution.
Along with routine academic activities, annual sports week & talent evening celebrations do happen wherein the students & staff display their hidden extra-curricular flare.
In a short span of 13 years of its existence, graduates & postgraduates from Faculty of Dental Science College, Nadiad have spread across the globe & they enjoy most respectable positions in their field.
Global leadership in human development, excellence in education and health care.
To reduce morbidity and mortality from oral and craniofacial diseases and thereby increase the quality of life.
To promote sustainable, priority-driven policies and programmes in oral health systems that has been derived from systematic reviews of best practices.
To reduce disparities in oral health between different socio-economic groups within a country and inequalities in oral health across countries.
To spread education globally in the field of dental science using existing resources and technology.
Developing exemplary clinicians, educators and scientists.
To provide need-based infrastructure and facilities to the students and staff.
To minimise the impact of diseases of oral and craniofacial origin on health and psychosocial development, giving emphasis to promoting oral health and reducing oral disease amongst populations with the greatest burden of such condition and diseases.
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