MDS Oral Medicine and Radiology

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MDS Oral Medicine and Radiology


Duration: 3 Year(s)


Total Seats: 3

Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara University, Dharwad


Dharwad, Karnataka, India


Course TypeMaster

Course Specialty

Oral Medicine


Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara University


    • The Master of Dental Surgery (MDS) degree is a postgraduate academic and clinical program in dentistry. It is designed for dental professionals who have completed their
    • Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) or an equivalent dental degree and wish to specialize in a specific area of dentistry.
    • MDS programs offer various specializations or branches of dentistry, allowing students to focus on a specific area of interest. Common specializations include Prosthodontics, Orthodontics, Periodontics, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Conservative Dentistry, Pedodontics, and Oral Medicine and Radiology, among others.
    • The MDS curriculum includes advanced coursework, clinical training, and research components. Students delve deeper into the theoretical and practical aspects of their chosen specialization, gaining expertise in diagnosis, treatment planning, and advanced clinical procedures.
    • Clinical training is a crucial component of MDS programs. Students work under the guidance of experienced faculty members, providing specialized dental care to patients in their chosen field. The clinical training allows students to hone their skills and gain hands-on experience in their area of specialization.
    • MDS programs often require students to conduct research in their chosen field and submit a thesis. Research is a vital aspect of the program, contributing to the advancement of dental knowledge and evidence-based practices.
    • Dentistry is an evolving field, and MDS graduates may choose to engage in continuous education and professional development to stay updated on advancements in their specialized area of dentistry.
    • Obtaining an MDS degree represents a significant level of expertise and specialization in the field of dentistry.

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Through NSP/SSP


    • Pass in BDS degree from a university recognized by Dental Council of India (DCI).
    • Internship completion and should have obtained permanent registration with the State Dental Council.

Minimum Education

BDS (Bachelor Of Dental Surgery)
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