About us

The overall management of the Dental Health Services of the Country comes under the purview of the Deputy Director General (Dental Services) who is assisted by a Director(Oral Health), Regional Dental Surgeons, Consultants, Dental Surgeons, and the Dental Therapists of the department. They cater to the Oral health care needs of nearly two million patients a year. 

The present workforce consists of 1350 Dental Surgeons of the Department and 55 specialists in the fields of Oral and Maxillo Facial Surgery, Orthodontics, Restorative Dentistry, and Community Dentistry, In addition there are Dental Surgeons who are specialized in Medical Administration to serve in senior Administrative positions as high as Additional Secretary (Public Health) in the Ministry of Health.