SRM Dental Collegelays emphasis on research activities. The institution encourages, supports and provides necessary facilities and also provides seed money to carry out research activities. Projects of the faculty members have been financially supported by the University which lead to publication of good papers and also project proposals for the financial support from different funding agencies. The students are also encouraged and provided financial assistance to carry out innovative projects with societal applications.

Active research is being carried out in different areas including Material biology, Orthodontics, Maxillofacial surgery, Microvascular surgery, Dentofacial orthopaedics, Maxillofacial prosthodontics, Regenerative therapy in Conservative endodontics, Periodontics,Implantology, Oral microbiome, Genomics, Proteomics, Developmental biology, radiation biology, Pedodontics, community dentistry.

Students and Faculty members seeking to pursue a doctorate degree choose their area of specialization, select an appropriate guide in their area of research and apply to the SRM University. The university medical research department regulates the PhD programs .

PhD Program is conducted in two modes

  • Internal /External Part time – Duration – 4 years
  • Internal/External Full time – Duration – 3 years