Dental Council of India is a Statutory Body incorporated under an Act of
Parliament viz. The Dentists Act, 1948 (XVI of 1948) to regulate the Dental Education
and the profession of Dentistry throughout India and it is financed by the Govt.
of India in the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (Department of Health) through
Grant-in-aid. The General Body of the Dental Council of India representing various
State Governments, Universities, Dental Colleges, Central Government, etc.