||Chettinad dental college and research institute(NAAC Accredited "A" grade institution) being a global center of excellence in learning, teaching, research, health care and service to the community has been established in the year 2007 by the visionary organization, Raja Sir Muthaiah Chettiar Charitable trust. Our institute is an undergraduate college with 100 BDS seats, affiliated to Tamil Nadu Dr.MGR medical university, Chennai and recognized by the Dental council of India.
The Chettinad Dental College and Research Institute is located in the Chettinad Health City in Kelambakkam on the Old Mahabalipuram road, otherwise known as Rajiv Gandhi Salai or the IT Highway. This stretch of road from Madhya Kailash temple on Sardar Patel road to Chettinad Health City is a 20km long toll road, with numerous hubs of the IT industry and several multinational companies located along it. It is one of the fastest growing roads in Asia, with at least 50 educational institutions and many residential complexes in the vicinity. The area between this OMR Road and GST Road is the area marked for the future expansion of Chennai.
Our mission is to become the most preferred institution of choice of students, faculty and the general public. Our vision is to achieve global leadership of excellence in dental education and research by prioritizing our values as follows, namely integrity, transparency, quality, team work, execution with passion and human touch and working towards national development.