overview

VISION

“TO BE LEADERS IN ORAL HEALTH CARE AT NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL LEVEL”

 

INSTITUTIONAL MISSION

“GLOBAL EXCELLENCE IN DENTAL EDUCATION AND ORAL HEALTH CARE”

 

The institution has three main goals and objectives, which covers all the aspects for grooming a student into a mature, Knowledgeable, skillful and responsive dentist, ever willing to meet the needs of the patients and society at large. It aims to lay a strong foundation to face the global challenges in the future. The course is designed with an objective to help students pursue a career in general dentistry and specialization thereafter.

 

A. Knowledge and understanding:

The graduate should acquire the following during the period of training:

  • Get equipped with the conceptual knowledge and functional skills required to successfully compete in the rapidly changing technology-oriented world.
  • Be able to have a good understanding of various relevant scientific methods as well as principles of biological functions, to evaluate and analyze scientifically various established facts and data.
  • Adequate knowledge about the development, structure and function of teeth, mouth and jaws and associated tissues both in health and disease and their relationship and effect on general state of health with bearing on physical and social well being of the patient.
  • Ample clinical experience required for general dental practice.
  • Expertise to assess the constitution, biological function and behaviour of a person in health and sickness as well as the influence of natural and social environment on the state of health in so far as it affects dentistry.

 

B. Skills:

A graduate should be able to demonstrate the following skills necessary for the practice of dentistry:

  • Able to question and reason out the basic concepts and have the zeal to acquire new knowledge.
  • To be able to deliver comprehensive oral health care by achieving expertise in dental education.
  • Able to diagnose and manage with confidence, various common dental problems encountered in general dental practice keeping in mind the expectations and the right of society to receive the best possible treatment.
  • Acquire the skill and manual dexterity to prevent and manage complications encountered while performing various surgical and other procedures.
  • Possess skill to carry out certain investigative procedures and the ability to interpret laboratory findings.
  • Promote oral health in inaccessible areas and help to prevent oral diseases, wherever possible.
  • Competent in the control of pain and anxiety among the patient during dental treatment.

 

C. Attitudes:

A graduate should develop, during the training period, the following attitudes:

  • Imbibe a sense of community service, by molding one’s attitude for community oriented programs through rural health camps.
  • Seek to improve awareness and provide possible solutions for oral health problems and needs throughout the community.
  • Willing to apply the current knowledge of dentistry in the best interest of the patients and the community.
  • Maintain a high standard of professional ethics and conduct and apply these in all aspects of professional life.
  • Willingness to participate in the Continuing Dental Education (CDE) programs to update their knowledge and professional skills from time to time.
  • To help and participate in the implementation of the National Oral Health Policy.

 

The collaboration with local bodies helps in organising dental health camps and serving the community as well as helping students attain social responsibility.

Our research initiatives are driven by industry tie-ups and collaborations with international institutions.

We have collaborations with

  • IGNOU
  • Colgate Palmolive for research
  • Nobel Biocare 
  • European Dental Students Association
  • University of Southern California School of Dentistry
  • IALD.

Leadership

The state-of-the-art infrastructure at MCODS is at par with international institutions of dental practice.

Dr Keerthilatha M Pai

Dean

Rankings

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    Dr Pai with PM Sri Lal Bahadur Shastri. Kasturba Medical College, India’s first private medical college, was started.

    light-theme 1953
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    Kasturba Medical College opened.

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    MIT founded, Udupi Law College launched, and Medical Relief Society of South Canara set up to render services to rural areas.

    light-theme 1957
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    School of Nursing, Manipal started

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    Kasturba General Hospital inaugurated.

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    College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal set up.

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    Sri Mahaveera and Jagadguru Chandrasekhara Bharati Memorial College inaugurated. College of Dental Surgery, Manipal unveiled

    light-theme 1965
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    Valley View International Health Club launched

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    First dialysis machine installed in Kasturba Hospital.

    light-theme 1971
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    Additions were made to the MIT engineering courses, for example, a one-year post-graduate diploma course was added in industrial engineering. Later in 1975, MEC changed its name to Manipal Institute of Technology (MIT).

    MIT has also taken an active part in community development in Manipal.  A land-use plan for the town has been developed by MIT staff, as well as standardized low-cost plans for college buildings.

    1973
  • /content/dam/manipal/mu/foa/Images/banners/1975.09.15%20OEU%20Canada%20Mobile%20Eye%20Unit3.jpg 1976

    A Canadian private foundation, Operation Eyesight Universal, gave Kasturba Hospital a completely equipped eye van. 

    light-theme 1976
  • /content/dam/manipal/mu/foa/Images/banners/1979.00.00%20KH%20panaromic%20view.jpg 1979

    KMC celebrates its silver jubilee. Madhav Pai passes away. He was 81.

     

    Read More /content/mu/academics/institution-list/doc/about-doc/history/history1.html light-theme 1979
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    TA Pai Management Institute (TAPMI) was set up this year. Today, it is among the leading management institutes in the country. 

    TAPMI’s mission is to build capacity in professional management in the country, and closer home, to reinforce the existing educational and health infrastructure at Manipal.

    In early 2009, its 25th year running, TAPMI shifted to a new scenic 42-acre residential campus in Manipal.

    1980
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    TMA Pai Hospital (TMAPH) began functioning at Udupi, to provide quality out-patient and family-planning services to the people of Udupi and neighboring localities.

    Equipped with state-of-the-art infrastructure like ICUs with ventilators, fully equipped operation theatres, radiology service, ultrasound and laboratory etc., the hospital has links with the tertiary-care Kasturba Hospital, Manipal, which ensures priority treatment to patients on referral from Dr TMA Pai Hospital.

    1984
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    It was a time when the hotel industry was still in its infancy; there was a dearth of trained professionals and training colleges. The College of Hotel and Restaurant Management Studies (CHARMS) was established in October 1986 as a unit of the Dr TMA Pai Foundation. 

    In August 1987, the Foundation joined hands with Welcomgroup, the Hotels division of ITC Ltd, and  the college was renamed the Welcomgroup Graduate School of Hotel Administration (WGSHA). 

    1986
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    Manipal College of Nursing was established at Manipal.  In 1991, Manipal Hospital Bangalore (MHB) was set up, accredited by NABH and AAHRPP, and comprising 55 clinical departments and 11 centers of excellence. 

    It is a flagship hospital under Manipal Health Enterprises and a landmark healthcare destination in south India. Ranked the Best Super specialty Hospital in Bangalore by THE WEEK-HANSA, it is among the best hospitals in India for cardiology.

     

    1990
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    In 1992, the KMC Hospital at Attavar, Mangalore was set up as a teaching hospital of KMC, Mangalore and an associate hospital of Manipal University.  

    That very year, the Shirdi Sai Baba Cancer Hospital and Research Centre was set up.

    1992
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    Manipal Academy of Higher Education awarded Deemed University status by Government of India, and is renamed Manipal University.

    1993
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    Manipal College of Medical Sciences established in Pokhara, Nepal

    light-theme 1994
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    • 1996 - Sikkim Manipal University of Health, Medical and Technological Sciences, Gangtok, launched.
    • 1997- Melaka Manipal Medical College established in Malaysia. Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology established.
    • 1998- Manipal Institute of Communication set up.
    1996
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    Manipal Institute of Communication set up. Dr Pai's birth centenary stamp released.

     

    light-theme 1998
  • /content/dam/manipal/mu/foa/Images/banners/1999.00.00%20MGM%20Golden%20Jubilee%20Postal%20Special%20Cover%20(Dr%20Pai's%20picture).jpg 1999

    The Manipal College of Allied Health Sciences (MCOAHS), now School of Allied Health Sciences (SOAHS) was established in 1999.

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    Manipal University Dubai inaugurated.

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  • /content/dam/manipal/mu/kmc-mangalore/images/galleryImage/kmc2.jpg 2003

    Golden Jubilee of Kasturba Medical College and Manipal Education and Medical Group.

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    World class sports complex MARENA, launched in Manipal.

     

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    MU Chancellor and President Dr Ramdas Pai awarded Padma Bhushan. Dr Ramdas Pai becomes second Indian to be honoured with Malaysian title ‘Datuk’. Manipal University Jaipur launched.

    2011
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    Manipal Museum of Anatomy and Pathology opened.

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    Manipal Group celebrates 60 years in Education and Healthcare. Golden Peacock Environment Management award for Manipal University. Manipal University Jaipur awarded 

    2013
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