Christian Dental College is part of the Christian Medical College Ludhiana Society, which was established in the year 1992 with the untiring efforts of Dr. J. L. Joshi. By 1992, the College was affiliated to Punjab University and the first batch of 20 students was admitted. In 1997, the Dental Council of India granted its recognition to the College. The student intake was raised to 40 admissions per year from 1988
Affiliation was shifted to Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Faridkot, Punjab in July 1999. Christian Dental College is the first private dental college in the state of Punjab to start the MDS course in the subject of Pedodontia and Preventive Dentistry in the year with four admissions per year.
It is a professional institution where a student is trained according to the needs of the society to become a competent dental surgeon. A student, here, is provided with deep knowledge to treat dental and oral aliments with the help of five-year comprehensive course of Bachelor of Dental Surgery (B.D.S).
Christian Dental College has a private management and is approved by Dental Council of India. Each department at Christian Dental College has a dedicated team of faculty members who train students by organizing academic lectures, projects, workshops and hands on training.
It has separate Girls and Boys Hostels with standard quality of food and lodging facilities. Students can also stay on their own near by residential areas. Standard cost of living here goes around Rs. 6000 (Rent-Rs. 2500+ Food Rs. 2500+ Transportation Rs. 1000) per month.