The state of Maharashtra has been initiating several health initiatives to improve the health of its people consistent with the national objective of universal health coverage. Oral health is an important component of overall health and lack of awareness and accessibility are major factors that make people neglect oral health.
The government is seized of this problem and has been associating with dental institutions in the state to create awareness and initiate preventive programmes.
There are quite a few dental colleges in the state and dental professionals have been taking care of oral health at the district hospitals. Additionally, jointly with Maharashtra State Dental Council, the State Health Ministry has been attempting to improve the deployment of dental healthcare service providers on the basis of the system developed by the Indian Dental Association to correct the dentist population ratio for better delivery of services.
The registration application form should be accompanied with Xerox attested copies of University Passing Certificate, Nationality Certificate and Internship Completion Certificate by University, Two Passport Size Colour Photographs, Single Stamp Size Colour Photographs (2’x2’) cms and a Registration fee of Rs.500/- (Rupees Five Hundred Only) by Cash / Demand Draft / Pay Order in the name of Registrar Maharashtra State Dental Council, payable in Mumbai preferably drawn on any Nationalized Bank.
Registration application forms are available in the office of Council and also on Council’s website www.msdcmumbai.org.in at download section.
The names of the Dentists, who fail to renew their registration between 1st January to 31st March every year as mentioned below, shall stand removed from the register .
However the names of such Dental Practitioners can be re-entered in the register, if he/she pays prescribed renewal fees, together with a Restoration name fee of Rs. 100/- there of, as provided in the Dentists Act, 1948.Renewal of registration available online and offline.In Online renewal user login in with his given credential and then pay prescribed fee by using Internet Banking / Credit Card / Debit Card.Online Payment Gatway charges are added in fees.offline renewal done at office at office hours and office working days.