DENTISTRY is the branch of medicine that is involved in the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of diseases, disorders and conditions of the oral cavity, maxillofacial area, adjacent and associated structures, and their impact on the human body. Dentistry is necessary for good overall health of an individual. The supporting team in a dental setup, which includes dental assistants, dental hygienists, dental technicians and dental therapists, aid in providing oral health services.
The dental wing of R. L. Jalappa Hospital was established in the year 1995 as a service providing department The department plays an important role in society which provides preventive, restorative and curative clinical services i.e., comprehensive care to the public. Urbanization, increasing levels of education and standard of living, and better health consciousness has made the dental department an important discipline in the medical college.
The Dental Department at RLJalappa Hospital is a tertiary care center providing services at affordable cost to all sections of society in and around Kolar District. The department is run by specialists providing quality treatment. The hospital is strategically located on the national highway providing treatment for road traffic accident cases with maxillofacial injuries. Patients can avail treatment in the hospital under various government schemes if they have the necessary documents.