Dentistry is a profession related to the health problems like teeth, mouth, gums and other hard & soft tissues of the oral cavity. It is one of the emerging professions in Nepal related to dental care and correction.
In recent days, people are being conscious about their health related to teeth, gums and oral cavity. So, they go to the dentist if they have any problems in their mouths and teeth. It is a duty of a dentist to help the patient to maintain their health.
Opportunities in Nepal
Since there are many hospitals being established in the country, probably, there are huge employment opportunities for the dentist. They can work dental departments in hospitals, nursing homes, dental clinics and health departments as well as teaching departments in dental colleges. They can also work in the Research and Advisory functions of a pharmaceutical. They can work in companies producing oral care products and medicines like toothpaste, mouth wash, gum care products, etc. They can go for self-employment by gaining some experiences.
Dental surgeons have been earning the good value of money. In general, they can make around Rs.20, 000 – 1, 00,000 or more per month
If you are willing to pursue your further career in BDS, then here are the list of colleges that offers BDS course in Nepal.
List of BDS colleges and institutions in Nepal.
- College of Dental Surgery, BPKIHS, Dharan(Autonomous)
It was established in 1999 with an aim to contribute towards providing dental surgeons who are knowledgeable, skilled and compassionate. It has been providing quality oral services to the people. It is one of the model dental college and hospitals in Nepal.
- People’s Dental College, Nayabazar, Kathmandu Affiliated to TU
It is the first dental college in Nepal under the jurisdiction of Nepal Medical Council. It is registered in Ministry of Education, the government of Nepal. It was founded in 1997. It has two massive buildings for clinical, academic and administrative pursuits.
Balaju Kathmandu BagmatiTribhuvan University
- Universal Dental College, Bhairahawa, Affiliated to TU
It has been offering MBBS and BDS with modern infrastructure and amenities to the students. It has well-equipped Laboratories, Modern Library, Separate Hostels for boys and girls under the strict guidance of Wardens and 24 hours Security, availability of UCMS Teaching Hospital to the Students for Clinical teaching etc.
Bhairahawa Rupandehi Limbini
- M B. Kedia Dental College, Birgunj, Affiliated to TU
It is a private college dedicated to provide quality dental education in Nepal through its teaching hospital and research center. Many national and international students have been pursuing their career through this college.
Birgunj Parsa Narayani
- KIST Medical College, Affiliated to TU
It was established in 2006 with an aim to be the reputed medical college in national and international level. It runs 300 bedded equipped hospitals with modern infrastructure facilities. It has well-equipped lecture halls, seminar rooms and basic medical science practical laboratories as per the norms of Nepal Medical Council (NMC).
Gwarko, Imadol Lalitpur Bagmati
977-1-5201496, 5201680, 5201682
- Kantipur Dental College & Hospital, Basundhara, Kathmandu, Affiliated to KU
It was established in 2007 to provide world class dental education in Nepal. It has been offering Bachelor of Dental Science affiliated with Kathmandu University. It is approved by Nepal Medical Council.
Basundhara Kathmandu Bagmati
CTEVT Kathmandu University
- Nepal Medical College, Jorpati, Affiliated to KU
It is one of the well reputed medical colleges in Nepal. It houses the academic buildings, library, female student and male student hostels and Nepal Medical College Teaching Hospital (NMCTH). It teaches its students in respective wards and departments. It has well facilitated lab and library.
Attarkhel, Jorpati Kathmandu Bagmati
- Kathmandu University School of Medical Science, Dhulikhel.
It launched its MBBS program in 2001. It has large physical and infrastructure facilities including 7 various departments with required number of laboratories, lecture halls (including PBL classrooms), audio-visual facilities (media tech), and library with 24-hour internet facility.
Dhulikhel Kavrepalanchok Bagmati
- College of Medical Science, Bharatpur, Chitwan, Affiliated to KU
It is affiliated with KU and fully recognized by Nepal Medical Council, Sri Lanka Medical Council, General Medical Council of Great Britain (UK) and is enlisted in the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates of USA (ECFMG), WHO ‘s World Directory of Medical Schools. It admits a total of 150 MBBS students yearly.
Bharatpur Chitwan Narayani
CTEVT Kathmandu University
- Nobel Medical College, Biratnagar, Affiliated to KU
It was established in 2007 in Biratnagr and till now, it has been providing international standards of medical education. It is affiliated to KU and fully recognised by Nepal Medical Council. It has a 620 bedded hospitals on its own and planning to expand to 700 soon.
Biratnagar Morang Koshi
CTEVT Kathmandu University
- Samaj school of Dentistry, New Baneshwor, Kathmandu, affiliated with CTEVT
It offers a course in the certificate in Dental Science. It is recognized by Nepal Health professional council.
New Baneshwor, Kathmandu Bagmati
977-1-4464444, 4470658, 4492136
- Kathmandu Model hospital school of oral health, Bagbazzar, Kathmandu, affiliated with CTEVT
It was established in 2000 affiliated with Council for Technical Education & Vocational Training (CTEVT) with the new training course of “Dental Hygienist ‘’. it fulfills all the physical, technical and academic requirements to conduct the course of Dental Hygienist.
Bagbazaar Kathmandu Bagmati
- Himal Dental hospital and Institute of Dental Science, Chabahil, Kathmandu, Affiliated with CTEVT
Himal institute of dental science was established in 2008 with a motive of producing qualified dental man powers to bridge the gap between the dental service providers and those who need services. It offers the course in the certificate in Dental Science. It is recognized by Nepal Health professional council.
Chabahil Kathmandu Bagmati
977-1-4491500, 4492692, 442800