Department of Community Dental Health drive the dental undergraduates for prevention of oral disease and inculcate research culture among them. Department highlighted the importance of serving in the upstream as oral diseases are in a preventable nature and oral health is an integral part of the general health of the individuals.
Community Dentistry views oral health & diseases from the point of view of the large community rather than the individual. This discipline tries to make students realize the magnitude of the responsibility they bear in the provision of oral health care to the community which they live. The teaching programs is geared to help students to acquire the competencies and skills required to fulfil the responsibility. The main study areas include dental public health, epidemiology and health promotion including health education, individual and public health aspect of oral disease prevention, oral health care delivery, statistics and research methodology.