|City||Cochin, Kerala, India|
|Phone||+91--484 280 1234|
|Fax||+91--484 280 2020|
Amrita School of Dentistry, Kochi was established in the year 2003,
The BDS course offered by Amrita School of Dentistry commenced in September 2003 and was inaugurated by Smt. Sushama Swaraj, the then Minister for Health and Family Welfare of the Government of India. It is housed in a self-contained four-storey building, having a built-up area of 154,000 sq. ft., and is one of the biggest dental colleges in Asia. The building includes pre-clinical dental laboratories, lecture halls, a conference centre, faculty offices, administrative offices, clinical treatment areas, small group discussion areas, a faculty practice, and a library. Sufficient area has been earmarked for future expansion and also to commence post-graduate programmes as well as to carry out research activities.AIMS Sixty (60) students are admitted to the BDS course in the School of Dentistry every year. The duration of the course is 5 years with a 6 months optional rotating internship. The curriculum is in accordance with the Dental Council of India regulations.
An integrated approach combining extensive clinical practice with rigorous course work promotes a better understanding of dentistry and its relationship to overall health. High quality training facilities are available in Craniofacial Surgery and Plastic Surgery apart from regular classes in all specialities in dentistry such as Orthodontics, Prosthodontics, Conservative Dentistry, Paediatric Dentistry, Oral Medicine and Radiology, Periodontics & Implantology, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Oral Pathology & Microbiology, and Community Dentistry. The students are exposed to maxillofacial prosthetic rehabilitation carried out in the Department of Prosthodontics. A great deal of emphasis is placed on community-oriented dental outreach programmes. ASD extends the knowledge of oral health by encouraging and assisting faculty in the pursuit of innovative research. The School also stimulates and encourages the qualities of ethics, human values, and character that mark the true oral health professional.
The students of Amrita School of Dentistry become adept at attending to the special needs of patients who have complex medical histories and may already be receiving treatment for a number of diseases at AIMS Hospital. By serving this varied segment of the population, our students come to understand the prevalence of certain diseases and oral health problems, comprehend the patterns of disease, and learn from the outcomes of selected therapies.
Amrita School of Dentistry
AIMS Ponekkara Post
Kochi - 682 041
Phone: +91--484 280 1234
Fax: +91--484 280 2020
Amrita School of Dentistry, Kochi offers various graduate courses as well as Post Graduate courses.
List of facilities available at Amrita School of Dentistry, Kochi for students.
Amrita School of Dentistry, Kochi