BDS is a 5-years undergraduate program and the only approved professional dental course in India.
Malabar Dental College and Research Centre had started BDS course affiliated to the University of Calicut in 2007 with a maximum occupancy of 50 seats. Later, in 2010, the college got affiliated to the Kerala University of Health Sciences, with the same number of seats. In 2014, the number of seats was increased from 50 to 100, paving a way for many to pursue dentistry from Malabar. The first 100 students batch graduated in 2019 with excellent results.