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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Paedontics and preventive dentistry deals with prevention and treatment of oral and dental ailments that may occur during childhood.
Community Dentistry is the science and art of preventing and controlling Dental diseases and promoting Dental Oral health through organized community efforts.
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
I Applied Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Pathology and Pharmacology
III. Clinical Periodontology and Oral Implantology
ORAL & MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY
I Applied Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology
II. Minor Oral Surgery and Trauma
III. Maxillofacial Surgery and Oral Implantology
CONSERVATIVE AND ENDODONTICS
I Applied anatomy, Physiology, Pathology and Dental Materials
II. Conservative Dentistry & Aesthetic Dentistry
ORTHODONTICS & DENTOFACIAL ORTHOPAEDICS
I Applied Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology, Genetics Physical anthropology & Dental Material
II.Diagnosis and treatment planning
III.Clinical Orthodontics and Mechanotherapy
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
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
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
PUBLIC HEALTH DENTISTRY
I Applied Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology, and Research methodology
II. Public Health
III. Dental Public Health