12th International BDS students seminar on basic medical sciences was conducted on 8th December 2018 at Saveetha Dental College & Hospitals.This international seminar is very unique as it gives a platform for dental students to enrich their knowledge in basic medical sciences.  The chief guest of the day was Dr. Yeshwanth Kumar Venkataraman, Honorary Consulate, Embassy of Republic of El Salvador, India. The program was felicitated by Dr. Deepak Nallaswamy, Director of Academics, Saveetha Dental College and Dr. Sheeja Varghese, Dean, Saveetha Dental College. The seminar was attended by 850 delegates from around the globe. The delegates presented papers, eposters and participated in quiz competitions. The scientific presentations were conducted in various halls judged by eminent subject experts from various dental colleges across the country. Awards were given for best  scientific presentations and quiz by Dr. S. Senthil Kumar, Principal, College of Allied Health Sciences, Sri Ramachandra Medical College & Research Institute.