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Dr Harvansh Singh Judge Institute of Dental Sciences, Panjab University Chandigarh

  • In view of the imminent need for providing a public funded quality education and health care and open avenues for research in the field of oral health, Dr Harvansh Singh Judge Institute of Dental Sciences was established in April’2006 under the aegis of Panjab University. The institute aims at providing oral health care facilities to the public and training to the students at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
  • The institute attends a large number of patients everyday in its various clinics. A fully equipped diagnostic lab is functional at the institute which carries out bio-chemical, histopathological and microbiological tests at the institute itself. The institute runs BDS and MDS courses in five specialities namely Prosthodontics, Orthodontics, Periodontics, Conservative Dentistry and Oral Surgery.
  • Faculty members are involved in various clinical and basic sciences research projects. The major focus area of the institute is to provide good and affordable dental treatment in various specialities to general public, carry out clinical and bench research including surveys, diagnostic and randomized controlled clinical trials, conduct outreach programs to enhance oral health awareness in population.
  • The institute works in collaboration with other institutes like PGIMER, GMCH-32 etc. The dental institute has been ranked Number One in the region consecutively for three years (2012-2014) by ‘The Tribune’ The dental Institute has been granted research funding by government agencies like DST, UGC, IUSSTF and by industry as well. The publication profile of the dental institute is amongst the best in the country and includes publications in high impact factor journals like Journal of Immunology, Cytokine, and Circulation.