SPECIALITIES RECOGNIZED FOR M.D.S. COURSE

1. PROSTHODONTICS AND CROWN & BRIDGE

Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge and Oral Implantology is that branch of Dental art and science pertaining to the restoration and maintenance of oral function, health, comfort and appearance by the replacement of mission or lost natural teeth and associated tissues either by a fixed and removable artificial substitutes.

2. PERIODONTOLOGY

Periodontology and Oral Implantology is the science dealing with the health and diseases of the investing and supporting structures of the teeth and oral mucous membrane.

3. ORAL & MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY

Oral & Maxillofacial surgery and implantology deals with the diagnosis and surgical and adjunctive treatment of diseases, injuries and defects of the human jaws and associated oral and facial structures.

4. CONSERVATIVE DENTISTRY AND ENDODONTICS

Conservative dentistry deals with prevention and treatment of the diseases and injuries of the hard tissues and the pulp of the tooth and associated periapical lesions.

5. ORTHODONTICS AND DENTOFACIAL ORTHOPEDICS

Orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics deals with prevention and correction of oral anomalies and malocclusion and the harmonizing of the structures involved, so that the dental mechanisms will function in a normal way.

6. ORAL PATHOLOGY AND MICROBIOLOGY

Oral Pathology deals with the nature of oral diseases, their causes, processes and effects. It relates the clinical menifestation of oral diseases to the physiologic and anatomic changes associated with these diseases.

7. PAEDODONTICS AND PREVENTIVE DENTISTRY

Paedontics and preventive dentistry deals with prevention and treatment of oral and dental ailments that may occur during childhood.

8. PUBLIC HEALTH DENTISTRY

Community Dentistry is the science and art of preventing and controlling Dental diseases and promoting Dental Oral health through organized community efforts.

9. ORAL MEDICINE AND RADIOLOGY

Oral Medicine is that specialty of dentistry concerned with the basic diagnostic procedures and techniques useful in recognizing the diseases of the oral tissues of local and constitutional origin and their medical management.

Radiology is a science dealing with x-rays and their uses in diagnosis and treatment of diseases in relation to orofacial diseases.

EXAMINATION SCHEME FOR M.D.S

Examinations for M.D.S. are held after completion of three years of study. Examination scheme includes both theory and practical/clinical exam.

PROSTHODONTICS AND CROWN & BRIDGE

I Applied Aanatomy, Physiology, Pathology and Dental Materials

II. Removable prosthodontics and oral implantology

III. Fixed Prosthodontics

IV. Essay

PERIODONTOLOGY

I Applied Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Pathology and Pharmacology

II. Etiopathogenesis

III. Clinical Periodontology and Oral Implantology

IV. Essay

ORAL & MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY

I Applied Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology

II. Minor Oral Surgery and Trauma

III. Maxillofacial Surgery and Oral Implantology

IV. Essay

CONSERVATIVE AND ENDODONTICS

I Applied anatomy, Physiology, Pathology and Dental Materials

II. Conservative Dentistry & Aesthetic Dentistry

III.Endodontics

IV. Essay

ORTHODONTICS & DENTOFACIAL ORTHOPAEDICS

I Applied Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology, Genetics Physical anthropology & Dental Material

II.Diagnosis and treatment planning

III.Clinical Orthodontics and Mechanotherapy

IV. Essay

ORAL PATHOLOGY & MICROBIOLOGY AND FORENSIC ODONTOLOGY

I Applied Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology and Research Methodology

II. Oral Pathology, Microbiology and Oncology

III.Laboratory Techniques and Diagnosis

IV. Essay

PAEDIATRIC & PREVENTIVE DENTISTRY

I Applied Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology, Microbiology, Nutrition and Dietics

II. Clinical Paediatric Dentistry

III. Preventive and Community Dentistry as applied to Paediatric Dentistry

IV. Essay

ORAL MEDICINE & RADIOLOGY

I Applied Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology, and Pharmacology

II. Diagnosis, Diagnostic methods & imageology and applied oral pathology

III. Oral medicine, therapeutics and laboratory investigations

IV. Essay

PUBLIC HEALTH DENTISTRY

I Applied Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology, and Research methodology

II. Public Health

III. Dental  Public Health

IV. Essay