The mission of this department is to impart community based knowledge and skills to the undergraduate students of BDS. The Department has excelled in not only providing the basic knowledge of Community Dentistry but also, has pioneered community based research in various fields of Public Health importance. The faculty members and students have published numerous articles in indexed journals. The department conducts field visits. Students are evaluated at regular intervals and regular counselling is provided. The department collaborates with various public and private health institutions and field level organizations where students receive hands on training and exposure in the field.