Kannur Dental College is a part of “Knowledge Village” located in the sprawling 220 acres campus at Cinnamon Estate , Anjarakandy, Kannur district Kerala . A 600 bedded medical college, Engineering college, College of nursing and Pharmacy college are associated with the Knowledge Village which is run by Prestige educational group. Kannur dental college was started in 2005-2006 by admitting 50 students to the B.D.S. Programme. It is recognized by the Dental Council of India and has been permitted for 100 students intake since 2012. The Dental Council of India has also permitted to start Post Graduation (Master of Dental Surgery course) in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery, Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Pedodontics, Periodontics, Prosthodontics, Orthodontics and Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology from 2013 . Kannur Dental College is affiliated with the Kannur University and also with Kerala University of Health Sciences. Kannur Dental college is associated with University of Gothenberg , Sweden for students and faculty exchange programme..
Kannur Dental College & Hospital is well equipped with sophisticated dental chairs and other modern equipments and has increased the infrastructural facilities to cope with the latest developments in dentistry including an state of art casting and ceramic Laboratory ,R.V.G. System and Intra oral camera facilities, a full fledged implant clinic with complete set of latest equipments and internationally renowned Implant systems available for implant treatment, VIP evening clinic, Library with latest books and journals and staff sections etc.
An integrated approach combining extensive clinical practice with rigorous course work promotes a better understanding of dentistry and its relationship to overall health. High quality training facilities are available in all specialities in dentistry such as Orthodontics, Prosthodontics, Conservative Dentistry, Paediatric Dentistry, Oral Medicine and Radiology, Periodontics & Implantology, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Oral Pathology & Microbiology, and Community Dentistry. A great deal of emphasis is placed on community oriented dental outreach programmes. Kannur Dental College extends the knowledge of oral health by encouraging and assisting faculty in the pursuit of innovative research and encourages the qualities of ethics, human values, and character that mark the true oral health professional. The hospital-KDC is catering to the needs of rural public in and around Kannur district through routine dental camps and school health dental programmes. Apart from normal academic curriculum the college has monthly clinical society meetings and has also conducted many CDE programmes aiming at high standards in the academics.