Thai Moogambigai Dental College and Hospital (TMDCH) is one of the leading dental colleges in Chennai and a constituent unit of Dr. M.G.R. Educational and Research Institute, Deemed University. TMDCH is an ISO certified premium dental institution accredited
with NAAC 'A' grade (Score - 3.31 out of 4). TMDCH is a pioneer in the field of dental education and its inception dates back to 1991. Situated in
a strategic location within the city limits (3 kms from CMBT Bus stand), TMDCH is easily accessible through public and private transport. The institution has been committed to the cause of excellence in dental
education and community service through quality dental care. The college is well equipped with excellent infrastructure, spacious classrooms, specially designed laboratories with state-of-the-art equipments
to train students in various branches of dentistry.
The college is recognized by Dental Council of India and Government of India, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, New Delhi. The institution acquired its deemed status in 2003 and became a constituent unit of Dr MGR Educational and Research Institute University, as per the order by University Grants Commission, New Delhi and the Union Ministry of Human Resource and Development, Government of India. Started initially as an undergraduate institution with 100 seats, it has now grown into a full-fledged Post-graduate research institute. Both BDS and MDS courses are offered with the following specialities - Orthodontics, Periodontics, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Prosthodontics, Conservative Dentistry, Oral Medicine, Pedodontics and Oral Pathology.
As a token of recognition of its services in the field of dental education, the institute has been bestowed with the 'BEST DENTAL COLLEGE AWARD' at the World Dental Conference 2018 in Dubai. The institution has also inscribed its name in the Guinness book of record for the "Largest Dentistry lesson consisting of 650 people". The institution has numerous awards and accolades to its credit.
Our University has been recognized by the Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD), Govt. of India, which has placed Dr. M.G.R. Educational and Research Institute – Deemed to be University under GRADED AUTONOMY STATUS in Category – II, one among 6 deemed to be Universities in the State of Tamil Nadu and the only Multi Disciplinary Deemed University in the City of Chennai.
The University is ranked third in India according to the Sunday Indian survey. The Medical Council of Sri Lanka has recognized the BDS degree and allowed admission of Sri Lankan students in the BDS programme. The Curriculum being followed conforms to the regulations of the Dental Council of India.
Adding a feather to its excellence, our University has been accredited by TUV SUD German and has been awarded ISO 9001: 2015 Certificate for the Quality Management Service. It has also been accredited by IAO - International Accreditation Organization (US), an International Accrediting body, valid through 2027, for achievement of highest standards in Organizational Management, Vocational Management and Academic Performance through quality and continuous improvement
A noble attempt by our university to bring together more than 4000 women employees on the eve of International Women’s Day 2017 was appreciated as a motivational effort encouraging women to take part in all the leading social activities. The World Record University, UK has recognized our achievement and conferred Honorary Doctorate to our University President. Recently, Our University President Er. A.C.S. Arun Kumar received the "TNIE'S ThinkEdu Award" by the New Indian Express from the honorable Tamilnadu Chief Minister Dr. Edappadi K. Palaniswami , for consistent efforts in providing quality education.
The college has a beautiful Wi-fi enabled campus and good infrastructure. The spacious classrooms come with all modern educational aids that facilitate teaching. It has a fully equipped Operation theater with entire set of equipments and surgical instruments necessary for a Dental hospital and college of this magnitude. Besides this, there is a 700 bedded A.C.S. Medical College and Hospital at Velappanchavadi. The availability of this infrastructure allows students to gain practical experience and expertise in dentistry. The state of art operating rooms and post-operating facilities are utilized by both staff and students to learn, perform and treat all types of dental cases.
Highly qualified and competent faculty provide students with the necessary impetus and inputs that make them excel. Our institution has been recognized by SWAYAM- NPTEL for "Best Faculty Performance" outside the top 100 rated Local Chapter based on performance in NPTEL Online Certification courses. The unique curriculum depicting a perfect blend of academic, research and extracurricular activities makes TMDCH a centre of excellence which has never failed to groom a student multi dimensionally not only into a skilled dental professional but also into a perfect human being.
Research is encouraged in a big way. Both the staff and students are encouraged to broaden the horizons of their knowledge by attending seminars, conferences and continuing educational programmes. In its mission towards fostering research and promoting intellectual wealth ,the institution has entered into memorandum of understanding with many international and national organizations. Inter-Departmental Research is being conducted in co-operation with other constituent colleges of our University, namely ACS Medical college and the Faculty of Engineering and Technology. Our penchant for community service has resulted in numerous free dental camps where state-of-art treatment is offered at a minimal cost with some services performed totally free.
Studying at Thai Moogambigai Dental College and Hospital is the key to unlock the rich potential that careers in dentistry offer. The institution is undoubtedly a perfect launch pad for a professional career.