Rashid Latif Dental College, established in 2017, is a prestigious institution approved by the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) in 2018. It is affiliated with the University of Health Sciences (UHS) and is located at 35 KM Ferozepur Road in Lahore.
The college is purpose-built to 75 students. With over 100 dental units and a dental skill lab equipped with 25 phantom head units, it provides state-of-the-art facilities for practical training. Additionally, the college is attached to Arif Memorial Teaching Hospital for Medical Sciences, which boasts more than 600 beds, allowing students to gain practical experience in a clinical setting.
Rashid Latif Dental College offers comprehensive education in both basic medical and dental sciences. The basic medical sciences departments, including anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, pharmacology, and general pathology are taught in modern lecture halls equipped with audiovisual aids, Google Classroom, an auditorium, dissection halls, and skill labs. Similarly, the basic dental sciences departments, such as oral biology, dental materials, oral pathology, oral medicine, community dentistry, and behavioral sciences, have dedicated laboratories with all the necessary equipment. To facilitate effective learning, the college provides air-conditioned tutorial rooms with audiovisual aids, ensuring a conducive environment for students. The clinical medical sciences departments, including general medicine and general surgery, have 20 dedicated beds specifically allocated for dental students, allowing them to gain hands-on experience in patient care.
The faculty at Rashid Latif Dental College comprises fully qualified and registered professionals recognized by PMDC and UHS. They are not only experienced in their respective fields but also actively engaged in research, with their scientific articles being published in medical and dental journals. They also actively participate in local and international medical and dental conferences, ensuring that students receive the latest knowledge and exposure to advancements in the field.
The college places great importance on providing comprehensive resources to its students. It has a purpose-built library and digital library to facilitate knowledge transfer. Moreover, a dedicated computer lab equipped with the latest technology is available to students for their academic needs. Recognizing the importance of a holistic education, Rashid Latif Dental College encourages extracurricular activities for the social, physical, and mental well-being of its students. Opportunities are provided for participation in music and drama clubs, fostering creativity and personal growth. The college also offers outdoor facilities for sports such as football, cricket, volleyball, and basketball, promoting a healthy and active lifestyle.
Transportation facilities are provided regularly from Hameed Latif Hospital to Rashid Latif Dental College, ensuring convenient access for students and faculty.
For accommodation needs, the college offers separate hostel facilities for boys and girls on campus. Additionally, a dedicated cafe is available to cater to the food requirements of students and staff.
Rashid Latif Dental College is committed to providing an excellent learning environment, top-notch facilities, and a holistic educational experience for its students. With its qualified faculty, cutting-edge resources, and emphasis on research and extracurricular activities, the college prepares students to become skilled dental professionals and contribute to the advancement of dental healthcare
The dental graduate should have achieved the following competencies:
Prof. Dr. Asif Ali Shah welcoming and Encouraging the students.