Vinayaka Mission's Sankarachariyar Dental College is a premier professional college established in 1986 in Salem
. It is recognized by the Dental Council of India and affiliated to the Tamil Nadu Dr M G R Medical University
. Courses include Bachelor of Dentistry (BDS) and Master of Dentistry (MDS). It is equipped with facilities such as chairs exclusively for the diagnosis and treatment of patients suffering from various types of dental diseases and a research wing for finding new types of treatment for diseases.