Malappuram, once considered a socially and educationally backward state, saw a boom in the educational realm by the end of the 20th century.The SSLC pass percentage in Malappuram saw an unparalleled increase from 30% in 1999 to 96% in 2017. Since then Malappuram has been a hub of educational institutions.
Educare Institute of Dental Sciences, established in 2007 were one among the top dental colleges in Kerala. Today, itís risen to claim the status of one of the top institutions in Kerala conferring a dental degree. This institution provides quality dental education that is at par with modern dentistry taught and applied in world dentistry curriculum. Equipped with state of the art facilities, the institute plays an appreciable role in the comprehensive development of its students.
It is affiliated to Kerala University of Health Sciences (KUHAS) and recognized by Dental Council of India (DCI).
STUDENT ANNUAL INTAKE:-
Student intake was 50 for undergraduate BDS course was initially 50 and was later increased to 100 in 2014.
ANTI RAGGING POLICY:-
We, at Educare understand student psyche and apprehension about professional colleges and have taken every measure to ensure our students are at ease during their time with us. We have a ZERO TOLERANCE POLICY to ragging in the college premises including the hostels. We have an anti-ragging committee comprising of faculty and students who are committed to avoiding any such incidents on campus. We conduct awareness programs for every batch, on all aspects of ragging, by legal department.
We endeavor to instill positivity and the necessary aptitude in students during the rigorous practical as well as theoretical sessions for 5 years.
A highly qualified, experienced, dedicated faculty is the backbone of our institution. Every department has ample teachers to cater to the needs of the 100 students.
College campus located on the Kottakal- Perinthalmanna highway provides easy access for the students as well as for patients.
The college buildings, clinics and laboratories are built as per the norms laid down by the Dental Council of India. The college has multiple lecture halls which are airy, well-lit, and is equipped with latest audio-visual teaching aids.
LIBRARY AND INTERNET ACCESS:-
Our spacious, well-lit library is stocked with reference books, National & International Journals and provides a serene atmosphere to soak into your studies. An internet kiosk in the library section provides and facilitates the students and the faculty to have free access to online journals through EBSCO. Photocopying facility is available in the library to help the users.
CLINICS AND LABORATORY FACILITIES:-
Clinics and laboratories are equipped with global cutting-edge modern technology, in both educational fronts and in patient care. Sophisticated CBCT machine is now available in our college which makes diagnosis and treatment planning much more accurate and reliable.
We have separate hostel facilities for boys and girls with well-furnished rooms and amenities. The overall atmosphere is conducive for the students to concentrate on studies. Round-the-clock security, hostel warden, round the clock generator, dispensary facilities are also available. A well-equipped gym is also available inside the hostel.
Cafeteria is located within the campus which provides meals, snacks and beverages. It is an ideal place to chill out and unwind with friends to counteract the stress of a hectic schedule.
DENTAL CAMPS AND OTHER PHILANTHROPIC CONTRIBUTIONS:-
We aim to produce the best dentists who can excel not only with their knowledge and exemplary clinical skills but also in their compassion towards all walks of the society. We organize free dental camps to endow consciousness on dental health among the public. BUDS, a special needs school for differently abled children have been adopted by Educare and periodic oral health services are provided for them. Tribal colonies of Malappuram are being explored, to ensure total promotive and rehabilitative oral health care.
We have one of the highest patient turnouts among the dental colleges in the region. We believe in maximum practical exposure for the students to learn from.
Focusing on the best possible care and guaranteeing complete satisfaction in patient care, dental clinics fully equipped with cutting-edge clinical facilities is available in all departments. We have invested all our faculties into the constructive and productive development of the college to benefit our students, patients and the community as a whole. We are committed to excellence and works towards prevention, diagnosis and treatment of dental anomalies and diseases. We offer the best dental treatments at subsidized affordable rates.
For self-updating regarding newer techniques globally practiced, we conduct regular Continuing Dental Education programmes(CDE) in our college beneficial both to faculty and students.
Aodent.org is the online portal of the Archives of dentistry journal, a scientific magazine published by Educare Institute of Dental Sciences. The journal is a peer-reviewed source of a wealth of scientific information as well as outcomes of current researches done in the general and in specialty dentistry.
Educare institute has been conducting research on baseline dominance of dental diseases and strategies to control them. Monitoring the after-effects on a long-term basis is also done to ensure disease-free survival.
FOREIGN UNIVERSITY COLLABORATIONS:-
Now we have expanded to an international platform and has signed a MoU with University Sains Malaysia with the intent to collaborate for scholarly exchange and research projects, as well as student and faculty exchange programs in the future. We envision Educare institute reaching new heights in the future. Developing it into a remarkable center for quality Dental Education in the country is our dream.
We are also on the verge of starting a postgraduate course in prosthodontics as well as certificate courses in implantology, lasers etc in collaboration with and certified by foreign universities. We envision Educare institute reaching new heights in the future. Developing it into an exceptional center for quality Dental Education in the country is our dream.