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RESEARCH ARTICLE

Current Scenario of Dentistry and Role of Dental Institutions in Providing Education and Care in India

Vikas Gupta, DR Prithviraj, Ninad Muley

Citation Information : Gupta V, Prithviraj D, Muley N. Current Scenario of Dentistry and Role of Dental Institutions in Providing Education and Care in India. J Postgrad Med Edu Res 2015; 49 (3):111-114.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10028-1158

Published Online: 00-09-2015

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2015; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Introduction

India is the largest democracy and the second most populated country in the world. Because of this, Indian healthcare industry is experiencing quick transformation owing to the increasing demand for quality healthcare. This huge market of dental industry in India has also made a remarkable impact on the dental education.

Search strategy

PubMed (using medical subject headings) database was searched in the English language by using the following combinations of keywords: dental education, dental colleges, dentist: population ratio, dental council of India. Other articles were identified from the reference lists of the articles. The data from the identified studies were collected and reviewed.

Discussion

Through this article admission procedure, fees structure, dental curriculum, work culture and pay scale of dental institutes has been discussed. Existing dental taskforce and dentist population ratio of India has been discussed. Measures to be taken to improve the scenario of oral healthcare for the Indian population have been enlightened.

How to cite this article

Gupta V, Prithviraj DR, Muley N. Current Scenario of Dentistry and Role of Dental Institutions in Providing Education and Care in India. J Postgrad Med Edu Res 2015;49(3):111-114.


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