RD Dental College


Formerly, VSPM Dental College and Research Centre

Recognized by Dental Council of India, Affiliated to Maharashtra University of Health Science, Nashik

(NAAC Accredited with B+)

RD Dental College & Research Centre, Nagpur


RD Dental College & Research Centre, Nagpur; a constituent of VSPMAHE, started by visionary Shri Ranjeetbabu Deshmukh in 1996, is situated at Digdoh Hills, Hingna, Nagpur. VSPMAHE is a non-profit organization that works with the purpose of making education a trusted means for achieving the socio-economic development of the rural people in the Central India region. The initiatives of VSPM society are providing educational and healthcare facilities in the Central India region.

The college is spread on a sprawling area of 7.5 acres. The campus in general and college, in particular, is well equipped with world-class infrastructure for students, employees & patients for optimal training and healthcare. The classrooms and seminar halls are equipped with smart boards and ICT facilities.

The green campus provides a superlative environment for students away from the hustle and bustle of the city yet not too far away at the same time. RD DCRC is affiliated to MUHS, Nashik and recognized by the Dental Council of India The institute at present offers a BDS program with 100 undergraduate seats and an MDS program in 7 specialties with 32 seats. Along with this, a Ph.D. program in six subjects and fellowship programs in Implantology are also offered.

The institute provides a favorable and ingenious oral healthcare environment, catering rural population with a community-oriented curriculum and promotes learning with best educational practices and sound academics. The HSET (health science education technology) unit is the pride of the institute in terms of teaching and learning resources, one of the first established units in the state. Its aim is to deliver quality education by conducting modules on academic leadership, basic and advanced teacher training and Research Methodology.

The Institute has various clinical skill models with structured programs to provide the students with first hand simulated clinical experience. Several classrooms and beyond classroom activities are conducted using ICT enabled tools. The institute has highly qualified and dedicated full-time staff ensuring adequate student-teacher ratio.

The institute has kept up with changing facets in oral healthcare provision and dental education. Along with regular treatment, highly advanced diagnostic and treatment facilities are provided to serve the rural population. The college also provides extension services through satellite clinics and camps.

In today’s rapidly growing universe of demand for healthcare services, RDDCRC stands as a model by functioning in all aspects of excellence, encompassing clinical expertise, academic training, and innovations in oral healthcare through research, blended with technological advances. In addition, faculty development with impeccable professional ethics, enriched with a sense of social responsibility, ultimately providing dental and public health practices of the highest standard.  Complementing this is the unwavering commitment to education and knowledge. Since inception, RDDCRC promotes excellence in dental teaching, research, and oral healthcare combined with community service through a sustained functional model. These assets have remarkably transformed the functioning of RDDCRC that began with a thatch roof structured college with limited facilities in 1996 to a premier dental institute at present.


RD Dental College and Research Centre envisions to become a center for quality dental education and health care of international repute by creating dental healthcare professionals with sound academic knowledge and clinical skills, impeccable professional ethics, evidence-based scientific temper and confidence for global competence, to serve humanity with empathy, dedication, and sincerity.


To achieve our vision of academic excellence and global competence in oral health care we strive towards:
• Nurturing highly efficient professionals with high moral values by fostering an environment to promote student-centric teaching with innovative practices and conducive research milieu.
• Providing affordable, quality, evidence-based oral health care to the needy, rural and all marginalized sections of the society.
• Serving the community following an all-inclusive approach and thus contributing toward national growth and development in the field of oral health care.