by the zeal to create world-class institutions, Bapuji Dental College
was founded in the year 1979 by Dr. Shamanur Shivashankarappa. Guided by
great visionaries in Indian Dentistry, the college has grown by leaps
and bounds and celebrated its silver jubilee in 2004. The college is now
headed by Dr. K. Sadashiva Shetty, one of India`s leading faces in
Orthodontics. He is the transformational guardian in making the college
from being one of India`s best dental colleges to that of Asia`s. On
July 31st 2019. Dr. K. Sadashiva Shetty reappointed as the Director.
college has been one of the most vibrant and dynamic institutions in
the field of dental education. It has nurtured thousands of dentists to
reach the zenith of their profession. From time immemorial, India has
been a Mecca of knowledge, education, and enlightenment. Bapuji Dental
College, since its inception in 1979, has made an immense contribution
to this legacy. The state of the art institute offers students the best
possible clinical education complemented by opportunities in research
and community service.
Dental College boasts one of the finest lab facilities to impart
liberal clinically oriented teaching on par with the best. The freshers
are trained in the sophisticated phantom head labs, fitted with 100
dental workstations for pre-clinical training simulating dental
treatment. The college is also well equipped with a Ceramic Lab for
crown and bridge fabrication to gain technical skills in dentistry.
college also prides itself on a huge library set with good ventilation
and illumination - a perfect setting for avid readers. The library is
well equipped with modern facilities and resources in the form of
CD-ROM, online databases, video cassettes, books, journals, back volumes
of journals, theses, WHO publications, etc. It`s a one-stop resource
center for the student from all forms references to printouts and to the
Dental College is one of the very few Indian colleges doing research
projects for US based International companies like GC International, 3M
ESPE(USA), Biohorizons(USA) and the like. Various research projects have
been carried out in all the specialties of dentistry and published in
respected peer-reviewed journals.
its grand infrastructure, excellent faculty, and mature guidance,
Bapuji Dental College is a reminiscence of ancient Indias educational
centers of excellence. It`s the ultimate destination in India for a
student in search of dental educational excellence.