Mar Baselios Dental College is situated in Thankalam, Kothamangalam, Ernakulam, Kerala. It is a self-financed private college. The educational institute is affiliated to Mahatma Gandhi University and approved by Dental Council of India. It offers a five year course in Bachelor of Dental surgery (B.D.S). The college provides good infrastructure facilities to the students. It has spacious classrooms, well-stocked library, Dentures workshop, well-equipped laboratories and clinical dental departments. It also provides hostel facility for both boys and girls which would be fruitful for the students who live outside Ernakulam city. Mar Baselios Dental College is the modern dental Hospital that offers you the world class dental services completely covering all fields of dentistry and provides the highest quality of dental care available now a day. The use of effective infection control procedures and universal precautions in Dental Hospital will prevent cross contamination that could extend to patients, dentist, dental office staff and dental technicians. Most of us are familiar with dental treatments such as fillings, root canals, crowns, bridges and dentures. The town and the Institution are well connected by train and bus and also, many food joints and tourist places in the city enable students to go for a hangout and refresh themselves of their hectic schedules and enjoy themselves.
Mar Baselios Dental College is a Centre for dental excellence is well equipped to impart quality based education with state -of-art supporting facilities. This is the first Dental College in the state of Kerala, “God’s own Country” in the Self Financing Sector. Mar Baselios Dental College is affiliated to the Kerala University of Health Sciences (KUHS), Thrissur and recognized by Dental Council of India, New Delhi. Further, the college has been granted with minority status by National Commission for Minority Educational Institutions, Government of India, New Delhi.
The College started in the year 2002 with an annual intake of 40 students for the BDS course. The Seat intake was further increased to 60 within a short span of 3 years in 2005-06. The first Post Graduate program started during the academic year 2009-10 in the stream of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Now there are concurrent Post Graduate programs in Prosthodontics, Oral Medicine and Radiology, Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Periodontics and Implantology, Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics and Oral Pathology and Microbiology.
The College administration keeps utmost professional etiquette, noteworthy student discipline and maintains the highest standards of academic and co-curricular activity. The institution believes in the holistic development of its students and seeks to provide them with a platform that will ensure a successful career in the dentistry. The College is attached to a 380 bedded multi speciality hospital owned by the same management.