Tagore dental College & Hospital is in existence from 2006 at the current location. It caters to the suburban and rural population in and around the college, Vandalur, Tambaram, Chengelpet, Kelambakkam etc. All types of dental treatments including advanced treatments and surgeries are done in the college and surgeries at Tagore Medical College. Emergency services are offered at the hospital at night also where duty doctors are posted.
Dental Clinics started functioning initially with only diagnosis and medications in the oral medicine and dental radiology department. After comprehending the safety measures required during this unprecedented period, all the departments started functioning, providing essential oral health care to patients following all the safety precautions and disinfection protocol as per NABH guidelines supervised by Bio- safety committee of the institution.
The faculty and the post graduate students were briefed and illustrated about the essential safety measures that have to be followed while treating patients. Initially treatment procedures were restricted to emergency management of dental pain predominantly. Later all routine procedures have been undertaken with utmost precautions. Hand hygiene by washing, use of sanitizers and temperature check are mandatory for all patients before registering. Hand sanitizers are provided in all departments. All staffs were provided with protective gear to treat patients. The Bio-safety committee provided necessary guidance and training for the faculties, non-teaching staffs and PG students.
The institution follows the directives of the state government, mandates by the university and ordinances from the DCI and is functioning smoothly for the benefit of the students and patients.