The Tellicherry branch of IDA was inaugurated on 5th February 2005 by the National President of IDA,Dr.Bhagwant Singh. Dr. Alias Thomas, President of IDA Kerala State installed the President, Dr.P.K.Ratnakaran and his team of office bearers. Earlier Tellicherry was part of the Malabar branch and later when North Malabar branch came into being,it came under that branch.
Presently dental surgeons of Tellicherry,Panoor,Koothuparamba,Mahe and Badagara are members of the branch. There are 64 members in the branch at present