Dental Jobs for Dentistry in India

Dentist Careers


Dentists take care of the health and well-being of patients’ oral health problems in teeth, gums & encircled tissue. Thus dentists checks, treats, and fixes cavities, tooth decay, gum sensitivity and disease. They take responsibility in identifying prevailing dental and oral problems, structuring out a plan to reverse or set damage, and materializing the plan. Dentists employ in hospitals, private & public dental practices/ offices, colleges and academic universities and health or wellness clinics.

Dentists sometimes become cosmeticians as like:

  • Periodontics take care of gums and the diseases affects them
  • Oral pathology diagnosis diseases that affect the mouth and lip
  • Orthodontics straightens and aligns teeth & jaws

Dentists should work very friendly with patients, so patience, compassion, and fair bedside manners are essential. Removing teeth and cleaning sensitive gums leads of loss of some amount of blood. A keen eye for detail is another need trait for someone want to pursue dentistry, as spotting cavities and other deformities or abnormalities quickly can avoid advanced complications. Finally, dentistry needs the use of complicated medical/ dental tools and machinery.

Eligibility for Dentist Jobs

  • Under graduate in Dental Surgery or Bachelor of Dental Science BDS program, and,
    Clearing of 10+2 exam in the science stream in addition to English, with a least fifty percent marks in every course.
  • BDS is a 5 year programme with the final year is an internship. Apart from that a Master of Dental Surgery (MDS) from a Dental Council of India DCI approved school is required to choose the following options
  • Prosthodontics
  • Oral pathology & microbiology
  • Oral & maxillofacial surgery
  • Oral medicine & radiology
  • Periodontics / orthodontics

Few other programs in dental studies are the Dental Hygienist Certificate Course, the Dental Mechanic Certificate Course, and the Diploma Course in Dental Assistance.

Dentistry Job Prospects

Dentists may choose to work with public and the private sector like

  • Dental departments in hospitals
  • Nursing homes
  • Dental clinics
  • Health depts.
  • Teaching sectors of dental colleges
  • Pharma research into oral care products & drugs
  • Work as a private practice, which lets higher independence
  • Dental hygienist, asst. or consultant to models and actors

Salary for Dentists

BDS bachelors might start as dental surgeons in govt. hospitals/ dispensaries with a salary range of Rs.20, 000 – Rs.35, 000. A private practictioner can earn up to Rs.50,000 per month based on skill and patient response. claims a dentist income vary between Rs.65,000 and Rs.7,50,000 annually. Going to foreign countries can too be lucrative; dentists in USA gain average of USD 2,00,000 per year.

Top Dentistry Institutes

These are few famous dental colleges in India:

  • Manipal College of Dental Sciences, MCODS, Manipal, Karnataka
  • Maulana Azad Institute of Dentail Sciences, MAIDS, New Delhi
  • Government Dental College & Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • Dr R. Ahmed Dental College, Kolkata, West Bengal
  • Nair Hospital Dental College, Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • Bapuji Dental College & Hospital, Davangere
  • College of Dental Sciences, Dawangere
  • Faculty of Dental Sciences, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
  • Meenakshi Ammal Dental College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
  • Government Dental College, Bangalore, Karnataka
  • Saveetha Dental College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
  • AB Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Science, Mangalore, Karnataka
  • SRM Dental College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
  • Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, Kerala
  • Government Dental College, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala

Top Companies Paying High for Dentistries

  • Allscripts Solutions
  • Best Placement Services
  • Cepheid
  • Collabera Technologies
  • Genpact
  • HABSONS Jobsup Limited
  • Heraa international limited
  • Informatics
  • Inventurus Knowledge
  • Jai HR Management
  • Schneider Electric
  • Sunline Greensys
  • Unique Management
  • Villa World Agreement
  • WEPS
  • ZS Associate
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