Yenepoya Dental College in Mangalore was instituted in the year 1992 and is a constituent of the Yenepoya University that enjoys a deemed to be University status. The University is headed by an eminent doctor Dr. Sripathi Rao, a former Executive Member in DCI and the Yenepoya Dental College has state of the art dental clinics and extremely well equipped labs. Apart from offering courses in all the specialities of dentistry, YDC, Mangalore also has a mobile dental van that is ultra modern.
The University enjoys a lot of respects and is esteemed in the dentistry circles and so the Yenepoya Dental College admissions fill up quickly and get over very soon. The fee structure of the Yenepoya Dental College is quite expensive as it is a constituent of a deemed university, but given the amenities and quality of education and the easy availability of loans, students join the college undeterred by the lofty fee structure.