RV Dental College
RV Dental College was established in the year 1940 Sri. M.C. Shivanada Sarma, a mighty man of miracles hailing from a small village near Mysore & established a primary school with only 6 students in this city of Bangalore. He approached a number of Philanthropists and merchants & with their donation started building R.V. Institutions.
The following institutions are managed by the Trust under the able guidance of Dr. M.K.Panduranga Setty, a leading industrialist of Karnataka & also the Rotary International Director & a team of dedicated trustees. The trust has been rendering a yeoman service in the field of education.
D.A. Pandu Memorial RV Dental College was established in the year 1992 formerly affiliated to Bangalore University & presently to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, approved & recognized by Dental Council of India. The D.A. Pandu Memorial RV Dental College & Hospital is located in a spacious building & equipped with the state of the art equipment to treat Dental & Oral Diseases. The D.A. Pandu Memorial RV Dental College has an academically sound faculty in all the branches of Dentistry with my experiences.
The College offers the Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) course, that is of 5 years duration, including one year of compulsory rotatory internship. At present, the college is imparting training in BDS degree (Bachelor of Dental Surgery). The College offers a Postgraduate course in all the 9 specialties of Dentistry.
The College has been involved distinctively in the field of Community Dental Health Programme in rural areas. The details of this have been furnished. Our institution was the first to have Mobile Dental Van in Bangalore city. The equipment was donated by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, USA. The objective of this programme was to expose our students to work in the rural setup of our country, to enable them to work in rural areas after graduating. The institution has organized a number of continuing dental education programs, Lectures & Workshops involving various National & International Speakers which has enabled our students & faculty to acquaint themselves with the recent advances.
The Library is well equipped with books & periodicals, Photocopying, Scanning & Printing facilities. The facility to browse the Internet is also available. Computers & laptops have been provided in all the departments. This whole campus is Wi-fi enabled.
The faculty members of the institution have presented scientific papers at National & International conferences & also published an article in Journals of national and international repute. The Institution has completed research projects including one sponsored by UNICEF / DRDO.
The Trust is committed to make this institution a model-training center in the field of Community Oral Health Programme, so that, the health workers and professionals from all over the world can utilize the services & interact with local health professionals for the benefit of Humanity.
In this direction, the college has been recognized as a partner by the CAMHADD collaborative center. The department of Pedodontics has taken up unique school health programme involving the school children in Hosur supported by TVS group. The Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry has taken up a unique School Oral Health program in and around Bangalore as well as in Tuticorin and Tirunelveli districts of Tamil Nadu