Pakistan's Dental Schools

Saturday, November 17, 2012

Studying dentistry in Pakistan takes four years for you to receive a Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree. It is compulsory for you to attend one year internship before you can practice as a registered dentist in Pakistan. There are more than 20 dental schools in Pakistan recognized by the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council.

University of Health Sciences University of Health Sciences (UHS) in Lahore houses the De'Montmorency College of Dentistry, the first school of dentistry in Pakistan. It is the only university in Punjab province providing specialization in dental education. UHS controls and coordinates activities of all medical education, training and research centers in Punjab. About 34 dental colleges in Punjab are affiliated to UHS.

University of Health Sciences Khayaban-e-Jamia Punjab Lahore 54600 042 99231304 09

Karachi Medical and Dental College Located in Sindh province, Karachi Medical and Dental College is the first medical college in Pakistan to be established and run by the city government. It is allowed to admit only 50 Bachelor of Dental surgery students in a year. It is the only institution in Sindh province that fully recognizes oral surgery and Orthodontic program for its postgraduate students. KMDC also has the best dental laboratories and library in the city of Karachi.

Karachi Medical and Dental College F.B Area Block 16 Karachi 75950 +92 21 632 00200

Jinnah Medical and Dental College Jinnah Medical and Dental College introduced its four year Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) program in 1999. The school is allied with the University of Karachi and graduates qualify to sit foreign qualifying exams such as USMLE-United States Medical Licensing Examination. Jinnah is permitted to admit only 50 BDS students in a year.

Jinnah Medical and Dental College 22-23 Shaheed-e-Millat Road Karachi, Pakistan +92 21 493 8031

Altamash Institute of Dental Medicine Altamash Institute of Dental Medicine (AIDM) is a privately run institution with international affiliations. Founded in 2001, AIDM offers a four year degree program in Bachelor of Dental Surgery as well as post graduate programs and research facilities for its students. The faculty of Dentistry also carries out scientific research particularly in the latest dental technology in periodontology, implantology, dental laser therapy as well as cariology.

Altamash Institute of Dental Medicine St-2B, Block 3 Shahra-e-Firdousi Clifton Karachi 75600 +92 21 587 4070-71