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MDS

M.D.S. - Masters of Dental Science

Master of Dental Surgery is a postgraduate degree in Dentistry. The duration of the Master of Dental Surgery is three-years. There is  equipping of two-years MDS course for candidates who have completed a Post Graduate Diploma course recognised by DCI. MDS degree as recognised by Dental Council of India (DCI) is offered in many specialisations including Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge, Periodontology, Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Orthodontics and Oral Medicine and Radiology. MDS issues candidates with training in different controls in dentistry. The main impartial of the programme is to instruct students to become registered dental specialists. 

The Master of Dental Surgery course additionally aims to develop research skills, advanced clinical skills. For surgeries such as dental implants, artificial replacements, treating Jaw and Gum related diseases and surgeries, correcting misaligned/dispositioned teeth and jaw, treating dental tissues, facial diseases diagnosis and surgeries and also, cosmetic treatments.

Course Highlight:

Degree

Masters

Full Form

Master of Dental Sciences

Duration

Course Duration of Master of Dental Sciences [MDS] is 3 Years.

Age

21

Minimum Percentage

50%

Subjects Required

Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English.

Average Fees Incurred

INR 1.45 L - 11.25 L per annum

Similar Options of Study

MS, MD, DDS

Average Salary Offered

INR 8 L per annum

Employment Roles

Dentist, Oral / Maxillofacial Surgeon, Training & Development Manager, Administrative Coordinator, Administrative / Office Manager, Research Fellow, Drug Safety Associate, Research Scientist etc.

Placement Opportunities

Private and Government Dental Hospitals, Clinics, Dental Healthcare Facilities, Dental Research Centres etc.

Eligibility Criteria :

Entrance Exams:

Skillset

Ability to work in Critical and Dynamic Environment

Dedication towards professional commitments and medical ethics

Desire for knowledge and learning new research

Scientific Research and Development Skills

Sharp Memory and Prompt Approach

Communication and Interpersonal Skills

Counselling and caring skills

Approachable and Empathetic skills

Medical writing skills

Patience and Perseverance

Syllabus:

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Orthodontics

Periodontics

Conservative Dentistry

Applied Basic Sciences

Applied Basic Sciences

Applied Basic Sciences

Conservative Dentistry including preventing dentistry

Maxillofacial Surgery

BioMechanics& Various Tissue Changes in Techniques and Treatments in Orthodontics

Diagnosis, Treatment and Preventive in Periodontology and Implantology

Dentistry Material

Minor Oral Surgery and Trauma

Basic in Orthodontics, Diagnosis and Radiology

Recent Advances in Periodontics

Endodontics

Recent Advances in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Recent Advances in Orthodontics

 

Recent Advances in Conservative Dentistry

Specializations:

The specializations that can be chosen by the candidate who is pursuing the Master of dental surgery have various specializations

Colleges:

SI.No.

Name of the College

City

1

AIIMS 

New Delhi

2

Armed Force Medical College 

Pune

3

Kasturba Medical College 

Mangalore

4

JIPMER 

Puducherry

5

Maulana Azad Medical College

New Delhi

6

Madras Medical College

Chennai

7

Lady Hardinge Medical College

New Delhi

8

ChhatrapatiShahujiMaharaj Medical University

 

9

BJ Medical College

Ahmedabad

10

Sharda University

Greater Noida

Career Options and Job Prospects:

Employment in the following areas –

Job Profiles:

Top Recruiters:

The top recruiters for medical and health sciences degree holders are majorly Hospitals, Medical Research Centres, and Pharmaceuticals etc.