People address the course 'Master of Dental Surgery' as M.D.S in regular use. The specialization of Oral Medicine & Radiology is related to the diseases of the oral part of our body and it's surrounding area. It also deals with the oral and dental treatment of medically compromised patients, oral manifestation of systemic diseases, etc.
Candidates learn to have patient’s history, investigations, clinical examination, radiographic examination, medical management of lesions and diagnosis.
Candidates get trained for using various diagnosis procedures, instruments and techniques related to medical management.
Candidates completed their 5 years of Bachelors of Dental surgery with at least 55% of marks from a university recognized/ affiliated/ Accredited by Dental Council of India are eligible for this course. They should also have completed their 1 year compulsory internship before enrolling for this course.
Candidates are advised to check the age criteria carefully before submitting their application form.
Admission procedure includes submission of duly filled application form. It should be enclosed with all other required documents like previous qualification certificates, age proof, residence proof, a short written paper like research paper review, etc.
Most of the institutes conduct entrance examinations for admission in M.D.S and candidates performing well in the same will easily get admission for this course.
The duration for this course is 3 regular years. This includes theoretical studies, practical experiments and even hands on training of candidates.
Further Study options
This course gives an idea about the research process hence candidates interested in pursuing higher studies after this course can go for PhD. Through PhD, they will be able to conduct their own research on the topic selected by them (after approval of their guide).
The course starts with study about Applied anatomy, pathology, physiology and pharmacology. Then it teaches about Oral medicine, Laboratory investigations, related techniques, therapeutics, etc. Specifically, candidates learn about Radiology, Imageology and Applied oral Pathology.
The course includes clinical writing by students, practical sessions which give them hands on training and lastly the viva voice.
It targets the candidates who are willing to study about dental and maxillofacial diseases, oral medicine and radiology.
After completion of this course, candidates are well prepared to work in Dental Hospitals, Research and Medical Colleges, Government Social Welfare programs and organizations, Private clinics and Military Healthcare Programs.
They can also start their own clinics.
M.D.S Oral Medicine & Radiology Admissions for 2018 - 2019 Academic Year
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