Top 5 Dental Colleges In Bangladesh
Dental Studies are fondly or popularly known as BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery). It provides the acronym ‘Dr’ to a dentists name as much it is done with doctors who have an M.B.B.S degree. If we go by the textbook, Dentistry is a branch of medicine that is involved in the study, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases, disorders, and conditions of the oral cavity.
It is very important to have a regular check up with the dentist so as to keep your mouth clear of any sort of infection or germs. For that to happen we need to have good dental clinics with able doctors. Dental colleges all around the world are providing good dentists.
Let us now look at some of the best colleges for dental studies (BDS) in Bangladesh. They may not be necessarily be placed in the specific order but they are the best colleges in the country for Dentistry.
1. Dhaka Dental College and Hospital, Dhaka
Initially, this college did not even have an independent building of its own, but now it is the largest dental educational institute in Bangladesh. Having been established in 1961, this college provides the perfect platform for students to launch their dentist career. After completing your high school an entrance exam can be taken and the top 100 students are selected to study in this prestigious institute. The campus infrastructure is very good as is the facilities for all the students completing a five-year course that includes MS.
Address: 14 Mirpur Rd, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Phone: +880 2-8017146
2. Chittagong Medical College, Chittagong
One of the oldest colleges in the South-Eastern part of the country, this college provides quality education to students from many countries of Asia such as Bhutan, India, Iran, Malaysia, Nepal, Palestine, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. This college was established in 1957 with not much capacity, but now it is a full-fledged hospital with all the basic amenities required by a student.
Address: Chittagong, Bangladesh
Phone: +880 31-619400
3. Rajshahi Medical College, Rajshahi
Affiliated to Rajshahi University and established in the year 1958, this college admits 50 students separately for its dentistry course apart from the 200 for the medical course. Rajshahi Medical College has great infrastructure for students to thrive upon and also good quality faculty members for teaching.
Address: Chikashi, Bangladesh
Phone: +880 721-772150
4. University of Dhaka, Dhaka
It is the oldest university in present Bangladesh. Having been established in 1921 during British Raj, this college has taken giant strides at being one of the best institutes in the country. It also has much noted aluminous. It has 23 residence halls for students and dormitories for the teachers. The other amenities are also highly commendable. Dental education in this college is considered of high regard.
Address: Registrar Building, Nilkhet Road, 1000, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Phone: +880 2-9661900
5. City Dental College, Dhaka
Established in 1996, this college is an ideal example of a modern college in Bangladesh. It is affiliated with Dhaka University. Offering a four-year course for Bachelor of Dental Surgery including a one-year internship in the city hospital. Admission is done by filling an online form and then appearing for an entrance exam.
Address: 1085/1, Malibagh, Chowdhury Para, Dhaka-1219, Bangladesh
Phone: +880 2-8331307
There are some more colleges for dental education in both private as well as public sector, but these are considered the best ones. They are old institutes with a flavor of the past as well as the taste of the future. Therefore by going through this list, I hope you are able to get a fair idea about the best dental colleges in Bangladesh.
Written By Udhav Goyal