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M.D.S. Orthodontics

Master of Dental Surgery in Orthodontics

Do you want to make your career in the field of dentistry? Do you want to deal with correcting irregularities of the teeth or jaws in order to enhance both the function and appearance of mouth and face? Then, you should study M.D.S. Orthodontics course. Here, you will get complete information about the course.

Course Name: M.D.S. Orthodontics
Stream: Healthcare & Medical Science
Course Category: Dentistry
Duration: 3 years

Eligibility Criteria

  • The minimum qualification for pursuing M.D.S. Orthodontics course is a Bachelor of Dental Surgery (B.D.S.) degree or an equivalent qualification recognized by the Dental Council of India.
  • They should also have completed their internship program at the end of the B.D.S. course.
  • Candidates not possessing a recognized dental qualification should secure the prior approval of his qualification by the (DCI) Dental Council of India before he can be admitted to the M.D.S. Orthodontics course in any university.
  • The age limit is mostly 21 years of age. The selection of students to M.D.S. Orthodontics course is based on the merit of candidates and for the determination of merit; All India Common Entrance Test (AICET) is conducted by various dental colleges or by the agency specified by the University Grants Commission (UGC).
  • Some colleges and universities conduct an entrance examination to provide admission to their M.D.S. Orthodontics degree course.

The duration of M.D.S. Orthodontics course is 3 years.

M.D.S. Orthodontics 2019 - 2020 Admissions/Application Enquiry


M.D.S. Orthodontics - Colleges & Admission Notifications

Find the list of colleges offering M.D.S. Orthodontics course. Check out individual college websites to know more about the admission for 2019 - 2020 academic year. You may download the application form and course details from the official college website.

College NameUniversityState
AB Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences , Mangalore, KarnatakaRajiv Gandhi University of Health SciencesKarnataka
Al-Badar Rural Dental College and HospitalRajiv Gandhi University of Health SciencesKarnataka
Dr. MGR Educational and Research InstituteM.G.R. Educational and Research InstituteTamil Nadu
Govt. Dental College KottayamKerala University of Health SciencesKerala
H.k.e Society's Dental CollegeRajiv Gandhi University of Health SciencesKarnataka
J.S.S. Dental College & HospitalJagadguru Sri Shivarathreeshwara University (JSS UniversityKarnataka
M S Ramaiah Dental College & HospitalRajiv Gandhi University of Health SciencesKarnataka
MM College of Dental SciencesMaharishi Markandeshwar UniversityHaryana
Shri K. M. Shah Dental CollegeSumandeep Vidyapeeth University Gujarat
Sree Balaji Dental College And HospitalBharath UniversityTamil Nadu

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What does M.D.S. Orthodontics deal with

M.D.S. Orthodontics represents the branch of dentistry that is concerned with correcting irregularities of the teeth or jaws in order to enhance both the function and appearance of mouth and face.

Essential skills of M.D.S. Orthodontics

  • M.D.S. Orthodontics is a discipline that requires accuracy, dedication, commitment and strong vision.
  • Those desiring to become M.D.S. Orthodontics should have an eye for detail, should be able to communicate effectively with the patients, must work well with their hands and must be able to perform operate advanced technological tools.
  • M.D.S. Orthodontics must have good hand eye coordination, good time management skills, analytical and logical thinking.

Future scope of M.D.S. Orthodontics

  • Plenty of opportunities exist for M.D.S. Orthodontics. They can get employed in the dental department of private and government hospitals. Job opportunities also exist in armed forces, railways and in research fields.
  • For those desirous to get into academic field can do so by becoming professor or lecturer in dental colleges or universities.
  • They can also open up their own dental clinic.
  • Interested candidates can go for further higher degrees in the related field such as M.Phil and Ph.D.
  • Orthodontics also have employment opportunities in the medical laboratories wherein they are required to study diagnostic records such as dental / medical histories, pictures of patient’s face and teeth, plaster model of teeth and X-Rays.

M.D.S. Orthodontics Admissions for 2019 - 2020 Academic Year

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