Dental College Industrial Project Reports and Profiles
Dental education occupies a place of pride in the field of medical studies. The basic aim of the dental colleges is to provide health-oriented courses that emphasize the prevention of oral diseases. In a human body mouth is considered to be the mirror dental health being intimately related is part and parcel of the general health and well being of an individual. With increasing awareness in oral health and surge in the demand for cosmetic dental care together with technological advances in delivery of dental care, need for trained professionals in this field is ever increasing. As dentistry offers a satisfying, rewarding and lucrative career, it has become the subject of choice for aspiring professionals of tomorrow. Dentists are doing a great job today. Right from fulfilling the basic needs of restoration and prosthesis of common man, they are designing smiles of models, actors and others who want to enhance their confidence. They are doing well both in the public and the private sector. But with time their number is increasing and so is the competition amongst them. Moreover there is a very few number of seats for further specialization. There is now a dire need of these professionals to explore new areas and widen their scope of employment. One of the upcoming branches for them is Public Health.
Dentistry in India is no more constrained to plucking out decayed tooth or filling up discolored teeth. There is an increasing curiosity among the youth, particularly girls to take up dentistry as a chosen area of profession. Policy makers are either unaware or not interested in the lack of adequate opportunities for the graduates that roll out of dental colleges. Since many of these trained hands are either deprived of opportunities or severely underpaid, they cease to work or switch to various other professions.