KLE Society started the Institute of Dental Sciences in Bangalore in the year 1992.
The Institute, in the past 15 years has grown in leaps and bounds and has morphed into the Institute that we see here today. The college to meet the growing demands of infrastructure and quality moved to the spanking new premises in Yeshwanthpur in the year 1997.
The College and hospital are situated on the Bangalore-Tumkur Highway (National Highway-4). Being located in a predominantly industrial area, the hospital and the clinics cater to a floating population of about 1,500,000—2,000,000 people. The college is only one of the two teaching hospitals within a radius of 15 km in Bangalore city and so has a good volume of patients to cater to.
KLE Dental College Bangalore is affiliated with Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, Karnataka and all the dental programs in this dental college are approved/recognised by the Dental Council of India (DCI).
The college has a faculty with expertise, many of whom are recognized authorities in their respective fields. The staff is especially committed to clinical training, working extensively and intensively with students on a one-to-one basis for total patient care.
The vision of KLE Dental College Bangalore is "To Provide an excellent active learning experience and nurture the new generation of Dental professionals to meet the emerging challenges by learning the latest in the field of Oral health care; encompassing, academics, clinical and research arenas and employing this knowledge to serve mankind."
The mission of KLE Institute of Dental Sciences is "To Develop a unique centre of excellence for learning all facets of dentistry which will generate dental professionals of global standards to render high-quality dental care, teaching and research, with an integrated and ethical approach in pursuit of oral health care for all."