Dr. ANITA BALAN
Principal Government Dental College, Trivandrum
Not by our merit but by his grace
As the first Dental College to be established in Kerala, the Government Dental College, Thiruvananthapuram since its founding in 1959 has been committed to excellence in education, patient care, research, and community service. Situated in the heart of Thiruvananthapuram, the capital city of “God’s Own Country” as Kerala is popularly known worldwide, the college has the benifit of a large pool of patients who seek dental treatment at its state of the art dental clinics. Since its beginning the college has played an integral part in the development of oral health care services and dental education. This institution has an outstanding reputation for its clinical teaching programs, exemplified by its graduates, and for its research and service programs that have impacted oral and general health locally, nationally and internationally.
This premier institute has provided all the good things that have enabled us to lead our lives with professional dignity and pride . Our success is based on maintaining a strong faculty and staff, sincere in their commitment to teaching professional development andcommunity service. In short, we are committed to excellence in all that we strive to accomplish.