Dental Mechanic Courses

Dental Mechanics work under the supervision of dentists and assist them to diagnose the dental problems of the patients and make the dental ceramics for them. They can design dental accessories and can also help the dental surgeons during surgeries.

Best Universities, Institutions and Colleges:   Listed below are some of the best institutions and colleges that offer dental mechanic courses:

  • Government Dental College – Thiruvananthapuram
  • Dr. Ahmed Dental College & Hospital – Kolkata
  • Punjab Government Dental College & Hospital – Amritsar
  • SCB Medical College, Dental Wing – Odisha
  • Dental College – Kozhikode
  • Government Dental College & Hospital – Ahmedabad
  • Patna Dental College & Hospital – Bankipur, Patna
  • H.P. Government Dental College & Hospital – Shimla
  • Tamil Nadu Government Dental College & Hospital
  • Institute of Medical Sciences – Varanasi
  • Department of Dental Surgery, J.N. Medical College, Aligarh Muslim University – Uttar Pradesh
  • Government Dental College & Hospital – Mumbai
  • Government Dental College – Bangalore
  • Government Dental College & Hospital – Afzalganj
  • Government Dental College, Rohtak
  • Dental Wing of U.P. King George University of Health Sciences – Varanasi

Entrance Exams and Eligibility:   Be it a certificate or a diploma in Dental Mechanic courses, the applicants will have to pass their higher secondary with a minimum of 50% with Science subjects (Physics, Biology, and Chemistry). Some institutes conduct entrance examinations to screen the students further whereas in some, admissions are based on merit basis.

What are the Future Prospects:   After completion of the course, the students can either pursue higher studies (Post graduate diploma) or look for suitable job opportunities. Dental Mechanics will find jobs in the following sectors:

  • Public health
  • Dental hospitals (full time or part-time in both government and private sectors)
  • Armed forces
  • Clinics
  • Dental ceramic agencies
  • Can practice privately on the recommendation of a qualified dentist.