NAAC - Institutional Assessment & Accreditation - B + (from 31/3/2021) Track ID: TNCOGN100628 / AISHE ID: C-45457. Recognised by Dental Council of India - Department of Health and Family Welfare,Govt. of India. Affliated to The Tamil Nadu Dr.M.G.R Medical University.



The staffs and students are encouraged to do research and innovate. The institution provides all infrastructure, funds and any other requirements to perform research.

List of patents applied are as follows


Applicant Name

Patent No

Patent title



Arunkumar. C 
Dr S Balagopal


Automated cavity designer



Michael Bernard Prasanth. 
Dr I Kannan


Pharmaceutical components and method of treatment of dental caries and dental plaque – Banyan tree extracts



Michael Bernard Prasanth. 
Dr Chitraa R Chandran


Commercial Oral Hygiene Monitor



S. ChellaVignesh 
Dr S Balagopal 
Dr Chitraa R Chandran


Multipurpose tooth brush for oral care



S. ChellaVignesh 
Dr S Balagopal 
Dr Chitraa R Chandran


Apparatus for skin, Tooth polishing and Oral care



Dr I Kannan


An insilico design of inhibitors of GspB, a virulence factor of Streptococcus gordonii in the causation of Infective Endocarditis

Application process


Dr I Kannan


Study on Diosmetin Derivatives as the inhibitors of FIM H of uropathogenic Escherichia coli by molecular Docking with HEX

Application process


Michael Bernard Prasanth 
Dr Delfin Lovelina 
Dr Chitraa R Chandran


Molecular docking study of kaempferol derivatives as inhibitor of gingipains,a virulent factor of porphyromonasgingivalis

Application process


Priyanka K 
Dr Vandhana James


A novel method and device with angle rotor for ideal crown retention in tooth

Final Specification

These are some of the steps taken in that direction

  • Students are advised on the importance of research from the first year.
  • Students are encouraged to do surveys, epidemiological studies, short term projects during the preclinical and clinical year of study. In internship it is part of their curriculum to do surveys and research projects in some department. Patient, student clinician awareness studies are regularly done.
  • These initiatives have resulted in student’s application for patents, writing research articles and publishing and engaging in ICMR projects.
  • Students are given aid to publish their articles and also apply for patents.
  • To promote research and publication the college publishes a bi annual journal – Journal of Clinical Dental Updates and Research
  • Students are encouraged to present papers in regional and national conferences, under graduate student convention and competitions and also during CSM meetings. Special cases done by the students are presented by them in conferences.
  • The institution aids the faculty to undertake research, epidemiological survey, attend and organize CDE programs.
  • The institution provides on duty and academic leave for the faculty to participate in research work, conferences, seminars, workshops and training sessions.
  • Staffs preparing for exams are granted leave.
  • College hosted the ICD an international conference at Hyatt Regency on 17,18 December 2016, ISP Colloquium a PG convention along with ISP. We have also supported other organisations and departments in conducting conferences and support them financially like Forensic odontology conference at Chennai, IDA Conference, Global dental Meet at Chennai on 5, 6 November 2015, Pedodontia Conference at Chennai conf, ISDR/IDA, AOMSI , Andaman conference, TNIPS, and also conduct preconference courses.
  • The institution and Tagore Medical College have all facilities like research lab, central lab, central research facilities, and animal lab, and we have signed an MOU to utilize their facilities. MOU also has been signed with Tagore Engineering college for research activities.
  • Infrastructure, logistics, and equipments are available and also made available for research activities.
  • incentives are given for the staff for international and national publication in indexed journals with high impact factors. Promotions and increments are based on their research, publications and students guidance.
  • About 3 lakh rupees were spent on research activities every year. Equipments were purchased for about 30 lakhs during the past 3 years for research purposes and reference materials are available in the library in the form of books, journals and e journals.
  • Also the institution has instituted 4 awards to students, every year for the best research work.
  • The institution conducts regular CDE programs and eminent speakers, research persons and faculties are invited to the college. This initiative helps build the research temper in the college.
  • The institution has provided the researchers with the clinical material, laboratory facilities, consumable and non-consumable materials and technical man power free of cost.
  • We have conducted programs, on research methodology and statistics for the staff and students. Our affiliated university also conducts research programs and the institution encourages the faculty to attend these programs.
  • Research linkages with other institutions, universities and centres of excellence. (national and international). The institution has research linkages with University of Malaya, Mahasa University, Tagore Medical College, Jerusalem Engineering college, Tagore Engineering College, Madras University- Biochemistry department, IIT, and with Global Hospitals.
  • MOU’s are also signed with University of Malaya and University of Mahasa in Kuala Lumpur for research activities and student exchange program.
  • Providing travel grant for attending national/international conference and workshops. Travel grants are given to faculties and students presenting papers in national and international conferences.
  • Staffs and students are made to do a certificate courses at NPTEL like Health Research Fundamentals and Introduction to Research

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