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Dental Mechanic -Career and Job Prospects of Dental Hygienist Mechanic Course

Updated on June 21, 2011

What is the Opportunities in Dental Health Industry?

Now a days the people are more beauty conscious, in addition to that sweet conception has also increased and so Dental health care industry is an upcoming fast growing industry. Let the permanent teeth be the same all the time and the curves, ups and downs be natural as it is-this was the thought of public in old times. Dentists were thought to be one to approach to pluck the teeth, when severe tooth ache occurs due to tooth decay. Gradually this concept changed. They corrected projected teeth and made tooth removal as a last option. They made a routine to fill the cavity as the first step to protect a teeth.
Artificial dentures will not only help you to live with a beautiful smile but also to grind and chew the food properly. With this change in concept there are lots of opportunities in Dental Health Industry.

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Who is a Dental Hygienist and Mechanics

Dental Hygienist and Mechanics are the helpers of dentist in diagnosing and treating dental disorders.

They have the responsibility to provide the technical support to the dentist and to design artificial dentures which suits to the patients face and gum.

They can also work in the marketing field of dental equipments and have opportunities in India and abroad.

Main Subjects to Study

The dental subject included in these courses are

  • Anatomy-General+Dental
  • Physiology+Histology-General and Dental
  • Pathology+Bacteriology- General+Dental
  • Dental Radiology
  • Food+Nutrition- Dental Hygiene
  • Oral Profilayusis
  • Dental Hygiene+Oral Profilancid
  • Dental Health Education
  • Social + Public Health Dentistry
  • Preventive Dentistry
  • Dental Ethics+Jurisprudence
  • Operative Room Technic+Chairside Assistant

Dental Mechanic Courses in Kerala

  • Trivandrum Medical College offers courses in Dental Vigil, Dental Hygienist and Dental Mechanic. 
  • Calicut Dental College offers a Dental Mechanic Course.

 The entrance exams for the admission in different Paramedical courses offered by Medical Colleges, Dental Colleges, Public Health Laboratories, Trivandrum Priyadarshini Para Medical Science Institutes and recognized unaided institutes will be announced in the month of August, September and will be published together.

The applications must be submitted to the Directorate of Medical Education DMLT ,DRP ,DOA ,DMC ,DOTT ,DCV -the announcement for these courses will be done together.

Dental Mechanic-Hygienist Courses are being offered by eight private institutes at Karnataka. The College of Dental Surgery in Manipal Kasturba Medical College is one among these Institutes.

Vellore Christian Medical College also conducts a diploma course in Dental Assistant.

Dental Courses in TamilNadu

At TamilNadu, in addition to the Chennai Government Hospital (TamiNadu Govt.Dental College+Hospital,Opp.Fort Railway Station,Chennai) the following private institutes also offer approved Dental Courses.

  •  Vinayaka Missions Sankarachariya 
Dental College,
44- Second Agraharam,
Salem -636 001
 Ragas Dental College
116, Dr. Radhakrishnan Sali,
Chennai- 600004

  •  Sri. Balaji Dental College & Hospital 
Valacheri Main Road Balaji Nagar
Narayanapuram, Chennai- 601301

  •  Saveetha Dental College and Hospital 
No.112, Poonamelle High Road
Velappanchavadi, Chennai -600077

  •  Meenakshi Ammal Dental College and Hospital 
Alapakkam Road, Maduravoyal
Chennai- 602102

  • Rajah Muthih Dental College and Hospital 
Annamali Nagar- 808002
Tamil Nadu

  • Martin College of Dental 
Senier & Research Centre
No. 6 &7, Bileakhalli Gate
Bannerghata Road
Bangalore- 560076

  •  V.S. Dental College and Hospital 
K.R. Road, V.V. Puram
Bangalore -560004


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      LensMan999 4 years ago from Trans-Neptunian region

      Hi Tattoo and Fixodent,

      Thanks a lot for your commnets.

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      Fixodent Lawsuits 7 years ago

      There are a lot of opportunities in the field of Dental Health Care Industry. Gone are those days that teeth are nothing but no art. Today, braces and teeth whitening products flock in any dental clinic/s. These will surely give credit to those who are aspiring to become a dental health care professional.