Bapuji Dental College was founded in the year 1979 by Mr. Shamanur Shivashankarappa. Guided by great visionaries in Indian Dentistry, the college has grown in leaps and bounds and recently celebrated its silver jubilee in 2004. The college is now headed by Dr. K Sadashiva Shetty, one of India’s leading face in orthodontics. If the infrastructure is the body of an institution, the teaching staff form the soul for it. Bapuji is blessed with a sound soul and body. Armed with many years of teaching and research experience, Bapuji possesses one of the brilliant set of faculty in India.