Master of Dental Surgery
Dentistry is a branch of medicine that especially deals with the oral care. The course is aimed at creating dentists who are well trained and educated in diagnosis, treatment and prevention of dental or other oral diseases and also observe the rules and regulation of the Dental Council. MDS has specialization course, and one can choose following specialisation like oral medicine diagnosis oral and maxillofacial surgery, prosthodontics, community dentistry, pedodontics and many more.
Master of Dental Surgery is a postgraduate course in Dentistry and commonly referred to as MDS. Duration of the course is 3 years offered in dental colleges and universities. On successful completion of this course, the candidate is awarded with a master’s degree in dentistry.
While following the coursework, candidates study about all the aspects related to dental discipline and it mainly includes traditional as well as cosmetic dental treatments and surgical procedures. Some of the topics that included in the coursework are applications of molecular diagnostics, community dentistry, oral & maxillofacial pathology, oral pathology, orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics, Oral Medicine & Radiology etc.
On completing this coursework successfully, candidates have loads of work options in front of them. They can get a private job of a dentist and can serve in the government hospitals as well. Starting own dentistry is another option that is quite popular, especially in urban India.
To be eligible for Master of Dental Science course, aspirants must acquire a bachelor’s degree in dental science or any equivalent qualification is also accepted. To get admission in the course the candidate is required to qualify nationwide Dental Postgraduate Entrance Test. This nationwide entrance it quite popular among the country and the dentist who are willing to do mater's will give their best to crack the few available seats for doing a post graduate course in dentistry. The EDUPROV 's team of experts assist you with entrance exams and help you in getting admission into the course. With Career Guidance in EDUPROV, you can become the one among the few who can crack the entrance and admission.
Advertisements notifying dates for the latest entrance exams are published online and in all leading newspapers. The centers for the exams are generally set up all across India. The seats are assigned to qualified candidates as per their merits in the dental postgraduate entrance exam. Just like the guidance for clearing the entrance exam, we also provide guidance for admission through counselling by providing the details of the institutions and the facilities available in the institutions depending upon the availability for the rank of the candidate.
Scope of the course:
Along with the increased awareness of dental health, the scope of Master of Dental Science course has also enhanced to higher levels. In the modern era, the lifestyle has changed a lot and with this there is an increase in dental problems among people and that makes the dental profession a bright career option with endless opportunities of work.
Due to the reasonable prices, India has become a hot destination for dental treatments which means there is a plethora of job opportunities in this field. Additionally, more and more people are becoming concerned about their oral health and they need professional dental care services to fulfil their oral health requirements. With such an extended scope in this field, still there is a concentration of dentists and dental clinics in India. Students can set up their own dentistry to provide services to the community.
The candidates can easily get the jobs in abroad. They can work in the capacity of dentist directly after completing the coursework or can try jobs in abroad after a few years of practice. Also, they can get jobs in academic dentistry field as well.