Government Colleges for Dental Mechanic/Dental Hygienist course


A dental mechanic/dental hygienist work mainly towards identification of dental problems in patients. Their basic responsibility is to assist the dentist in making dental ceramics and they should also be responsible for better dental care facilities in a clinic. Dental Mechanic/Dental Hygienist course is being offered in many dental colleges either as a diploma course or as a certificate course and the list of government dental colleges offering this course is given below:

Andhra Pradesh:

Government Dental College & Hospital, Afzalganj


Patna Dental College & Hospital, Bankipur, Patna


Government Dental College & Hospital, Ahmedabad

Himachal Pradesh:

H.P. Government Dental College & Hospital, Shimla


Government Dental College, Rohtak


Government Dental College, Bangalore

Jammu & Kashmir:

Government Dental College, Srinagar


Dental College, Kozhikode

Government Dental College, Thiruvananthapuram


SCB Medical College, Dental Wing


Government Dental College & Hospital, Mumbai


Pb. Government Dental College & Hospital, Amritsar

Uttar Pardesh:

Institute of Medical Sciences, Varanasi

Dental Wing of U.P. King George University of Health Sciences, Varanasi

Department of Dental Surgery, J.N. Medical College, Aligarh Muslim University

Tamil Nadu:

Tamil Nadu Government Dental College & Hospital

West Bengal:

Dr. Ahmed Dental College & Hospital, Kolkata

Eligibility requirement for Dental Mechanic/Dental Hygienist course:

For seeking admission to the Dental Mechanic/Dental Hygienist course, irrespective of whether it is a diploma/certificate course, candidates must have completed their higher secondary school examination or its equivalent with not less than 50% of marks in biology, chemistry, physics and English subjects as aggregate. Candidates will also have to clear the entrance examination for seeking admission to this course.

Higher Studies after completion of Dental Mechanic and Dental Hygienist course:

Candidates who have completed their diploma/certificate course in dental mechanic and dental hygienist can go for Post Graduate Diploma in different dental specializations or they can also go for BDS course and after that they can go for MDS course and these further studies will offer them a great opportunity to find placement opportunities in top rated dental hospitals.

Job prospects for Dental Mechanic/Dental Hygienist:

Some of the career options available for Dental Mechanic/Dental Hygienist are:

Job opportunities in public health sector and armed forces

They can also practice privately and at the same time, they can perform dental tests and designing of dental structure tasks at the recommendation of a Dentist.

Part-time/full-time job in dental hospitals for assisting assistance to the dental surgeons during surgery



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4 Responses to “Government Colleges for Dental Mechanic/Dental Hygienist course”

  1. 4
    Rahul Sharma:


  2. 3

    I want to know regarding criteria of admission in DENTAL HYGIENIST course session 2013 in HP GOVT. DENTAL COLLEGE & HOSPITAL - SHIMLA - HP. How & when will be apply for the said couse please.

    Puneet Thkaur Mandi - HP

  3. 2
    santhosh a kotian:

    1 After the dental technician diploma, what is the eligibility critiria for BDS.(If he did diploma on 10th basic or other than science subject ex,arts,commerce)
    2 P G Diploma in dental technician course available in which dental college of in india.
    please replaiy me,

    thank you.

  4. 1

    I have done Dental hygienist course from sharad power dental college on 2007. Also done B.SC (bio) 2002.
    want to do BDS if there any chance to get admition by lateral-entry. I am already 30years of age.
    Is it possible ?
    so please help me.