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APDCH was started in 2005 as a Constituent of the Adhiparasakthi Charitable, Medical, Educational and Cultural Trust (ACMEC), which was established in 1978 by Arul.Thiru. Padmashri Bangaru Adigalar. APDCH is located in the holy land of Melmaruvathur almost 100 kilometers south of Chennai along NH-45. BDS program with the intake of 100 seats was approved by ministry of Health and Family welfare, Govt.of India, Dental Council of India and is affiliated to Tamilnadu Dr.M.G. R Medical University, Chennai. APDCH got its final BDS recognition in the year 2010.

Post-Graduation Courses were started in 2015-2016 in Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Prosthodontics Crown and Bridge, Periodontics, Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Oral pathology and Microbiology. All the PG programs got its final Recognition in 2018. In Current academic Year 2021-2022 PG program in Pedodontics has been started with three seats.

APDCH was established with a noble cause of providing affordable dental care to the downtrodden and weaker section of the society and also to provide education with social, cultural and spiritual values; the motto being “Your smile Our pride” and “Learn and Lead.” In this journey of sixteen years APDCH catered the dental needs of more than a million people, eleven batches of BDS and three batches of MDS students have successfully graduated and are currently serving dental needs of the society.

APDCH received accreditations like ISO 9001:2015, NAAC with CGPA of 2.65 on four-point scale at ‘B’ Grade since 2015 and we are one among few dental institutions to have NABH (2020 - 2023) accreditation. This is the result of our commitment to maintain quality standards in imparting dental education and patient services.

APDCH went paperless in 2017 using the most advanced high end digital Hospital and College Information System (HIS and CIS). It has been indigenously developed for Students, Staff, Parents and with Community access.

APDCH Students are fortunate to get in campus training with exposure to patients of 1000 bedded multispecialty medical hospital of Melmaruvathur Adhiparasakthi Institute of Medical Science & Research a member of ACMEC Trust.

We APDCians whole heartedly welcome you to experience the ambience, serenity of sowed land, good connectivity, pollution free environment, distraction free surroundings conducive for learning, excellent infra structure, accessible medical college, surplus patients, experienced teaching faculties and excellent library facilities. Upgradation with the latest equipments and technologies like CBCT, CAD CAM and 3D printing undoubtedly makes APDCH a regional leader and global player in Dentistry.