I am happy to write this message for the KLE Academy of Higher Education and Research, Deemed-to-be-University’s, V. K. Institute of Dental Sciences, Belagavi, Karnataka. Established in 1985, KLE’s V. K. Institute of Dental Sciences (VKIDS) is a premier Dental College in the country imparting high-quality UG, PG and Post Doctorate Education, not only to the students from this part of the country but from across India & also Internacional Students. The college is known for its experienced, committed & caring faculty, excellent infrastructure with all the modem gadgets for teaching & training as well as patient care. KLE & VKIDS are known for its robust, updated, need-based and student-friendly curricula. The Teaching-Learning activities are student-centered & student-friendly with ample opportunities for interactivity and hands-on learning. The technology is used widely for imparting instructions & strategies like blended learning, flipped classroom, simulation-based training, etc. were already in practice and were Immensely beneficial to students particularly in this COVID 19 pandemic. The students here also get ample opportunities to learn the fine art of dentistry, special sessions are conducted on Communication Skills, Ethics, Professionalism, Introduction to Research & Scientific writing among others. The dental college hospital serves the needy, underserved population in the city of Belagavi & surrounding areas with quality dental treatment across all the specialties at very nominal costs or at no cost. The hospital not only serves as an excellent patient care facility but also for teaching & training of dental students and with ample clinical workload, students get wide experience of seeing and treating all the dental conditions.