The Srinivas Institute of Dental Sciences, Mukka, a unit of A. Shama Rao Foundation inaugurated its Urban Dental Health Center at the Srinivas Pandeshwar campus Mangalore. The centers aim is to provide quality dental treatments at affordable rates to the people. The objective also being to render dental services to people bringing in affordable treatment of high quality to promote oral health as a part of the social responsibility of the institution and the foundation at large. The center is the extention of the institutes Department of Public Health Dentistry’s peripheral centers. The President of the A. Shama Rao Foundattion, C. A. A. Raghavendra Raoinaugurated the center on 4th October 2014 in the presence of Prof.(Dr.) Manoj Varma, Dean, SIDS, Dr.P S Aithal, Prncipal (SIMS), Mr. Anil Kumar, Principal (VIHS) and Dr. Ajay K G, (PRO). Dr. Priyadarshini H R (HOD), Dr. Benette Fernandes and Dr. Kelvin Pais were put incharge of the centers development. he comemnced the working of the clinic with the treatment of staff on the occasion of Vijayadashami. The center is a fully equipped dental clinic with consultation facility provided for speciality treatment.