Dhaka Dental College and Hospital

Dhaka Dental College and Hospital, abbreviated DDC, is the largest dental school in Bangladesh. It was the first dental school in East Pakistan and was established in August 1961. It's the only governmental dental college in Bangladesh that oversees a 200-bed hospital in Dhaka.[1][2][3]

Dhaka Dental College and Hospital
MottoEducation, Peace, Service.
TypeGovernment
Established1961
FounderProf. Abu Hayder Sajedur Rahman
AffiliationDhaka University
ChairmanProf. Dr. Zahidur Rahman.
ProvostDr. Ikramul Ahmed
PrincipalProf. Dr. Humayun Kabir Bulbul
Directorউলফাত জাহান মুন
Academic staff
200
Administrative staff
100
Students600
Undergraduates400
Postgraduates200
Address
Mirpur-14
,
Dhaka
,
1206
,
Bangladesh
Campus৭ একর
LanguageEnglish
Websitedhakadental.gov.bd

AdmissionEdit

Each year, after passing the Higher Secondary School Certificate, top applicants from across the country take the entrance examination. The top 100 students are offered admission to DDC. Each class of students is named with a prefix of 'D'. For example, D-57 is the 57th class.

CoursesEdit

The 5-year B.D.S. course (under Dhaka University) includes an M.S. course. Under Bangladesh College of Physicians and Surgeons (BCPS) the FCPS course is also included.

MissionEdit

Its mission is to serve people, provide quality treatment, and to save people's lives. It provides education and training for students and doctors to develop their knowledge and skill.

FacultyEdit

Phase Academic Year Academic Departments
Undergraduate 1st Year
  • Anatomy with histology
  • Physiology
  • Science of Dental Materials
  • Oral Anatomy and Physiology
2nd Year
  • General and Dental Pharmacology
  • Pathology & Microbiology
3rd Year
  • Medicine
  • General Surgery
  • Periodontology & Oral Pathology
Final Year
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics
  • Prosthodontics
  • Orthodontics and Dentofacial Prthopedics
  • Pedodontics amd Dental Public Health

Post-graduationEdit

Course Duration Departments
6 Months Prosthodontics
Orthodontics & Donto-Facial Orthopedics
Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics
Oral & Maxillo-facial Surgery
Pediatric Dentistry
Periodontology & Oral Pathology

FCPS (Under BCPS)Edit

Departments
Prosthodontics
Orthodontics & Donto-Facial Orthopedics
Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics
Oral & Maxillo-facial Surgery
Pediatric Dentistry
Periodontology & Oral Pathology

MSEdit

Departments
Orthodontics & Donto-facial orthopedics
Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics
Oral & Maxillo-facial Surgery

FacilitiesEdit

The following facilities are in the 8 acres (3.2 ha) hospital area:

  • Administration building
  • Academic building
  • Auditorium
  • Two lecture galleries
  • One hospital building
  • One ladies hostel
  • Boy's hostel
  • Staff colony
  • Teachers colony
  • Mosque
  • Shaheed minar ('Martyr Monument')
  • Another boy's hostel is situated in Sobhanbag, Dhaka

Ladies' HostelEdit

The ladies' hostel houses 300 students on campus premises.

Boys' Hostel (Mirpur)Edit

The boy's hostel houses 60 and is for juniors, especially 1st- and 2nd-year students.

Boys' Hostel (Sobahanbag)Edit

This hostel houses 300 and is for 3rd year, final year and intern doctors.

Academic buildingEdit

The academic building is a 5-story building housing 7 departments, a library, 2 clubs, 3 common rooms, and a canteen. Each department has well-furnished lecture rooms and laboratories.

LibraryEdit

An air-conditioned library hosts 14,000+ medical and dental books along with 122 regular and irregular journals.

Hospital buildingEdit

The hospital is the largest dental hospital in Bangladesh with a 7 story building and 200 beds. Facilities allow pathological tests, radiotherapy, OPG, general and dental X-ray services.

AdministrationEdit

Dhaka dental college has a well-organized administration faculty. A teachers' association runs the college; the principal is the chief, and the teachers are members. The administration office is combined with the principal and vice-principal, secretary, student's section, and accountant's offices.

Dental ChairsEdit

Department Number of dental chairs
Periodontology & Oral Pathology 17 chairs
Pediatric Dentistry 17 chairs
Casualty (Oral & Maxillo-Facial Surgery) 6 chairs
Minor OT (Oral & Maxillo-Facial Surgery) 4 chairs
Prosthodontics 5 chairs
Orthodontics & Donto-facial Orthopedics 13 chairs
Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics 35 chairs

Hospital BedsEdit

Department Number of beds
Medicine 35 beds
Surgery 37 beds
Cabin 7 beds
OMS (Male) 40 beds
OMS (Female) 40 beds
OMS (Children) 14 beds

OT FacilitiesEdit

  • Oral & Maxillo-Facial Surgery Department
  • General Surgery Department

TransportEdit

A college bus is available for students.

Extracurricular activitiesEdit

Cultural programs and competitions occur throughout the year.

Coordinates: 23°47′57″N 90°23′16″E / 23.7991°N 90.3879°E / 23.7991; 90.3879GalleryEdit

       

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

Dhaka Dental College Website Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MOHFW)||HEALTH BULLETIN 2016