J.S.S. Dental College & Hospital, Mysore

About J.S.S. Dental College & Hospital, Mysore

J.S.S. Dental College & Hospital, Mysore has committed itself to become a center for excellence in Dental Education and a world leader in the field of Dental Sciences including hospital practice with the objective of strengthening the health care of the country. ‘JSS Dental College and Hospital’ is located in the city of Mysore, Karnataka State, South India. Mysore is known for palaces and gardens and is about 150 kms from Bangalore. Easily reachable both by roads and railways. The Dental College was established in 1986-87 and is at present conducting BDS and MDS courses in nine special divisions, and Post Graduate Diploma in five specialities.

The College is recognized by both the Dental Council of India and the Government of India. It is affiliated to the Jagadguru Sri Shivarathreeshwara University (JSS University) from 2008-09. Earlier it was affiliated to the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka, from 1996-97 and it was affiliated to the University of Mysore from 1986-87. The college is located in a JSS Medical Institutions Campus spread across over 38 acres. 5 acres of the total land is exclusively demarcated for the Dental College. Separate hostel facilities are provided for both the boy and girl students.

J.S.S. Dental College & Hospital, Mysore: Vision

To strive for excellence in dental education, practice, community service and research.

J.S.S. Dental College & Hospital, Mysore: Mission

To develop and to raise dental professionals in advancing oral health.

Departments at J.S.S. Dental College & Hospital

  1. Oral Medicine & Radiology
  2. Paedodontics & Preventive Dentistry
  3. Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  4. Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics
  5. Public Health Dentistry
  6. Periodontology
  7. Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge
  8. Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics
  9. Oral Pathology and Microbiology

Facilities at J.S.S. Dental College & Hospital

Dept. of Oral Medicine & Radiology

  • Digital  Dental Radiography
  • Radiovisiography (CCD)
  • Digident ( PSP)
  • TMJ Mutisectional Radiography
  • Automatic  processors (intraoral & extraoral )
  • Radiography printer
  • Radiographic Duplicator
  • Pain Management :
    • Soft Laser (non Surgical) and TENS

Special Research Interests:

Diagnosis & Management of Oral Mucosal lesions &  TMJ Disorders, HIV – oral manifestations

Dept. of Paedodontics & Preventive Dentistry

  • Radiovisiography
  • Fibrooptic Diagnostics
  • Air Abrasion for Minimal Intervention
  • Hydrosoldering unit , Vacuum molding unit

Special Research Interests:

  • Cleft Lip & Palate, Traumatic  dental injuries
  • Free treatment Programmes :
  • School Based Programmes for special Children
  • Oral Health Preventive Programme- JSS Free Residential School

 Dept. of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

  •  Operation Theater with Ventilator, Fibro endoscope
  •  Craniofacial Trauma
  •  Orthognathic Surgery
  •  TM Joint Rehabilitation
  •  Reconstructive Surgery for maxillofacial deformity
  •  Dental Implants(DRDO)

Special Research Interests:

Cleft Lip & Palate

Dept. of Periodontology

  • Digital Radiography
  • ElectroSurgery
  • Perio Cosmetic Surgery
  • Perio  Regenerative Grafts
  • Iontophoresis

Special Research Interests:

Local Drug delivery systems in Periodontal diseases

Dept. of Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics

  •  Esthetic Dentistry care
  •  Dental Radiography
  •  Radiovisiography
  •  Endo diagonstic Aids
  •  Metal, all ceramic and acrylic Coronal restorations
  •  Simulative Phantom head laboratory

Special Research Interests:

Endo-Perio problems

Dept. of Prosthodontics, Crown & Bridge and Dental Materials

  •  Oral Rehabilitation Prosthesis
  •  All Ceramic Prosthesis
  •  Nickel chrome, Metal ceramic Restoration
  •  Cast Prosthesis
  •  Injection molded Flexible Prosthesis
  •  Maxillofacial Prosthesis
  •  Implant Prosthesis
  •  TMJ clinics & Sleep Apnoea Appliances

Special Research Interests:

Evaluation of the Dental Materials.

Dept. of Public Health Dentistry

  •  Mobile dental Van clinic with dental chair and  accessories
  •  Portable  Dental  Chair
  •  Compressor free ultrasonic scaler.

Special Research Interests:

Preventive programmes for dental caries and Periodontal diseases and oral cancer detection.

  • Programmes for old age homes, home for destitute and orphans  And  special children
  • Minimal Intervention restorative care for the community.

Dept. of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics

  • Craniofacial  & dentoalveolar Growth Care
  • Mini Screw Micro implants
  • Hydrosoldering unit
  • Biostar vacuum molding unit
  • Computerized  PHP Cephalogram analyser

Special Research Interests:

  • Cephalometric growth studies
  • Periodontics for Adult Orthodontics
  • Orthodontics in Orthognathic Surgeries

Dept. of Oral Pathology and Microbiology; Oral and Dental Anatomy, Physiology & Histology

  •  Basic Hematological  Investigations
  •  Biopsy  Services
  •  Research Microscope  with  Camera & CCTV

Special Research Interests:

Multistage carcinogenesis of premalignant and malignant  oral epithelial cells.


Separate hostels for boys and girls are available on the same campus.
Gymnasium and Reading room facilities are separately available in each of the Hostels.


Adequate facilities available.

Clinical Departments & Labs Facility

All the departments are provided with staff rooms, sterilization room, computer room, reception room, laboratory, store room, seminar room and clinics for both U.G. & P.G courses separately.

Courses offered at J.S.S. Dental College & Hospital

BDS                                 100 Seats

Dental Degree/Diploma

Serial No. Course Duration of the Course Total Intake
Postgraduate Degree in Dental
1 MDS Oral & Maxillofacial surgery 3 years 4
2 MDS Oral Medicine & Radiology 3 years 4
3 MDS Periodontology 3 years 4
4 MDS Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics 3 years 4
5 MDS Paediatric & Preventive Dentistry 3 years 4
6 MDS Conservative & Endodontics 3 years 5
7 MDS Prosthodontics & Crown & Bridge 3 years 5
8 MDS Public Health Dentistry 3 years 2
9 MDS Oral Pathology and Microbiology 3 years 2
PG Diploma in Dental
1 PG Diploma in Periodontology 2 years 1
2 PG Diploma in Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics 2 years 2
3 PG Diploma in Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge 2 years 1


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