MDS in Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry

Medicine & Allied Healthcare
  • Duration
    3 Years
  • Level
  • Programme
  • Study Mode
    Full Time

Course Description

Master of Dental Surgery (MDS) with specialization in Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry is a post-graduation program in the field of Dentistry. It manages the entire oral health needs of a child from his birth to his adolescence. Applicants get training for instructional connection and even get the introduction to a wide range of real-life clinical situations through this program. It is essentially an age-defined speciality to satisfy both far-reaching and essential remedial and preventive oral health care needs of infants and children. The program begins with basics of Physiology and Anatomy. It instructs about Pathology, Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Microbiology as a basic part. The later part obviously turns out to be more particular and instructs about psychology, child growth, interceptive orthodontics, a complete growth of facial skeleton etc. Applicants also learn about applied basic Sciences, Clinical Pedodontics, and Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Preventive and Public health Dentistry etc. Students keep themselves updated with all the modern advances in the field of Pedodontics through this program. Candidates must be able to comprehend or understand child behaviour, nervousness and anxiety and be able to impart and oversee children demonstrating apprehension and moderately disruptive behaviour utilizing behavioural and pharmacotherapeutic strategies and furthermore determinations and plan appropriate therapy for basic oral health issues and problems in children. They might be in charge of ordering supplies, scheduling appointments, discussing billing with patients, and numerous general office tasks. After completion of this program, students willing to continue their studies may go for PhD.


The candidates need to have completed a Bachelor degree in Dental Science (BDS) from a recognized University with an aggregate of 55% marks.


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