Department of Public Health Dentistry had conducted a CDE on “Current Research and Community Based Dental Education”, on 13th March 2018. Two International speakers, From University of Kwazulunatal(UKZN), Durban, South Africa, visited the institution and delivered Guest lectures. Dr.Shenuka Singh, the Acting Dean of College of Health Science, gave a brief insight about the health care services in south Africa and highlighted on the Current research projects and PG training at UKZN. This was followed by the Dr.Ilana Moodley, prof. in Community Health Dentistry department gave a lecture on Community Based Dental Education at UKZN. The faculties of Saveetha Dental College and Post Graduates, who were interested in widening their horizon of research participated and benefited from the lectures. The program ended with official meeting of Team from Department of Public Health Dentistry with the International delegates in discussing about potential collaborative activities from research and academic front.