||The Chettinad Dental College and Research Institute was established in the year 2007 by the Rajah Sir Muthiah Chettiar Charitable trust. It has an annual admission capacity of 100 students in the BDS course as permitted by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India; and approved by the Dental Council of India.
The Chettinad Dental College & Research Institute is affiliated to The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Guindy, Chennai.
The Chettinad Dental College and Research Institute is located in the Chettinad Health City in Kelambakkam on the Old Mahabalipuram road, otherwise known as Rajiv Gandhi Salai or the IT Highway. This stretch of road from Madhya Kailash temple on Sardar Patel road to Chettinad Health City is a 20km long toll road, with numerous hubs of the IT industry and several multinational companies located along it. It is one of the fastest growing roads in Asia, with at least 50 educational institutions and many residential complexes in the vicinity. The area between this OMR Road and GST Road is the area marked for the future expansion of Chennai.