Master of Dental Surgery is a Post Graduation course which is mostly used in its abbreviated form- M.D.S. The specialization of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics is a part of dentistry which is completely focused on study about treatment of caries, discolored, malformed, fractured or nonesthetic teeth. The part Endodontics deals with treatment of periradicular and pulp diseases, management and treatment of teeth pain, etc.
Candidates also get training for treatment and prevention of injuries and disease related to pulp ad hard tissues of teeth and near by periodical lesions.
Candidates holding B.D.S. degree (Bachelor of Dental Surgery) from a recognized college are eligible for this course. The minimum qualifying marks are 55% for most of the institutes and need to be confirmed by candidates at the time of application submission.
All the reputed institutes and government institutes conduct entrance examination for this course and candidates performing well gets short listed for admission.
Some private institutes may take direct or merit based admissions. Candidates need to submit their application form as a first step for admission.
The duration for this course is 3 regular years and the curriculum includes theoretical and surgical/ practical sessions equally to enable better understanding of candidates.
Further Study options
After successful completion of this course, candidates having interest in research can pursue PhD in Dentistry. This course makes them conduct research and get in depth knowledge about their subject. The job prospects are also better after completion of PhD.
The course stats with basic topics like Applied anatomy of head, neck, face, etc, conservative dentistry, endodontics, etc. The course also provides opportunity to have clinical trials of disease treatments and management to the candidates.
This course teaches about restoration, maintenance and rehabilitation of dentition. The course also makes them learn through proper teaching methodologies and assessment tools.
These candidates can get employment in areas like Government and private hospitals, Military health services, research and medical colleges, etc. They can also a dentist in their own clinic.
The top designations they can have are lecture, professor, medical coordinator, dental operations manager, dental lab technician, medical writer, training manager, Orthopedist, etc.
They can also join companies providing dental implant services.
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