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Nishtar Institute of Dentistry, Multan

Overview

Nishtar Institute of Dentistry (NID) is a tertiary care dental setup that provides dental health care facilities primarily to the city of Multan and generally to the entire Southern Punjab region. It also attracts the patients from adjoining areas of interior Sindh, Baluchistan and Khyber Pakhtoon Khwah. This institution took a humble start in 1974 as the “Dental Section” of Nishtar Medical College and Hospital, Multan. After it became autonomous in 2008, it was shifted in a newly constructed purpose built facility on the District Jail Road opposite to the Circuit House.

The spacious and elegant multi story campus is located in the heart of the city which provides easy access to its patients. The building enjoys a peculiar place among the health care facilities of Punjab due to its state of the art design and modern architecture. Sufficient space has been provided to all the clinical and non-clinical departments, laboratories, lecture halls, auditorium, museum, library and computer resource center. In order to keep pace with the modern technology, newer techniques have been adapted, latest equipment and instruments have been acquired in conformity with the international standards.

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Objectives

Our primary objectives are to provide quality standard education to our students and best health care facilities to the patients. Our highly qualified and experienced faculty members  strive to impart up to date knowledge to the students and provide them training  in their clinical work. In order to further improve the academic atmosphere, efforts are being made to officially start various continuing education programs, seminars and workshops for the benefit of students and staff alike. The entire faculty shares a common dream to make this institution a center of excellence in dentistry on national and international level.

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Activities

There are exciting advances in dental research and practice, and our facilities and curriculum is positioned to incorporate new ideas and new technology into our educational program. Moreover, many co-curricular activities such as annual dinner, annual sports, Seerat-un-Nabi conference and debate competitions are also being held for the welfare of students.

Programs offered

Undergraduate Programs:

  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS)
  • Bachelor of Science in Dental Technology (BSc Dental Technology)

Post graduate programs:

  • Operative Dentistry:
    • MDS
      FCPS
      MCPS
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery:
    • MDS
      FCPS
      MCPS (Oral Surgery)

Diploma Courses:

  • Dental Nursing Diploma

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Achievements

This institution has been formerly remained the Dental Section, Nishtar Medical College & Hospital, Multan since 1973-74. Foundation stone of this beautiful building was laid down in 2004 and completed in 2008. The institution in addition to BDS also holds classes for BSC Honors in dental technology, courses for dental nurses and dental technicians. There are post graduate classes for MCPS, FCPS and MDS in the departments of Conservative Dentistry and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. This institution has produced 34 batches accounting for 1060 graduates of dental surgery, so far, a substantial number of which are currently serving in and outside the country. Last year more than 60 thousand patients visited for their dental problems and the numbers are continuously increasing.

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