COURSE DESCRIPTION


B.D.S. or Bachelor of Dental Surgery is an undergraduate Dentistry course. The duration of Bachelor of Dental Surgery course is 4-5 years of study with internship and without internship, Manipal College of Dental Sciences offers the course in the mentioned formats. The B.D.S. course is divided into 2 or more semesters. The course can be pursued either as a Full Time Graduate Course or Part Time Graduate Course i.e. through Correspondence or Distance Education depending upon one’s choice. After M.B.B.S., Bachelor of Dental Surgery is one the most sought after course in the field of medical science. B.D.S. enables one to become a Dentist. Dental Courses comprise didactic lectures, demonstrations, group discussions, seminars, clinical work and conferences. Aspiring candidates learn about various forms of treatment including Surgical Procedures, Dental materials, Dental anatomy & Oral histology, Oral Pathology, Community Dentistry, Pedodontics, Oral Medicine & Radiology etc. which are some of the topics that are generally taught. There are various Dental Schools and Dental Colleges which impart the education of bachelor in dentistry.


Bachelor of Dental Surgery Eligibility

  • Dental School Requirements include H.S.C. (10+2) with English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology with at least 50% marks. Admission to graduate courses in dentistry is through a general, nationwide competitive examination.
  • Entrance Examinations are conducted in major cities all over India. Advertisements are given, regarding issue of Application forms for Common Entrance Examination, important dates etc., in all leading newspapers all over India are also notified. The All India Pre-Medical/Pre-Dental Entrance Exam conducted by the CBSE is common for both the M.B.B.S. and the Bachelor of Dental Sciences (BDS). The allocation of institutions is based on merit.
  • Other than the centrally run medical institutions there is at least one dental college in most states, where admission is governed by domiciliary status. But to be eligible for practice, one must ensure that the course chosen is approved by the Dental Council of India.

Bachelor of Dental Surgery Course Suitability

  • Candidates who have a passion for serving humanity are the most suitable for pursuing the course. B.D.S. is meant for strong minded people who can bear ghastly sights and smells.
  • To diagnose trainees will have to conduct physical examination which will expose one to obnoxious smell from both medicine and patient's mouth.
  • One should be mentally prepared to keep this fact in mind before opting for this course. Surgery requires patience and a calm mind. Certain surgeries require physical stamina which is often lacking in girls. Girls need to acquire that stamina.

How is Bachelor of Dental Surgery Course Beneficial?

  • Dentistry Schools enable one to work as Dentist in government or Private Hospitals or open up his/her own dental clinic, to serve the society.
  • Apart from being a service to humanity, career in the field of dental science is one of the most lucrative options in the present time.
  • B.D.S. produces a Dentist who is socially acceptable and is able to work safely and effectively on patients in diagnosis, prevention and treatment of dental and oral disease.

COURSE ELIGIBILITY


Dental School Requirements include H.S.C. (10+2) with English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology with at least 50% marks. Admission to graduate courses in dentistry is through a general, nationwide competitive examination.
  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery Syllabus

    Syllabus of BDS offered by various universities and colleges in India.

       BDS I

    Sr. No.

    Subjects of Study

    1

    General Human Anatomy including Embryology and Histology

    2

    General Human Physiology and Biochemistry, Nutrition and Dietics

    3

    Dental Anatomy, embryology and Oral Histology

    4

    Dental Materials

    5

    Preclinical Prosthodontics and Crown and Bridge

       BDS II

    1

    General Pathology and Microbiology

    2

    General and Dental Pharmacology and Therapeutics

    3

    Dental Materials

    4

    Preclinical Conservative Dentistry

    5

    Preclinical Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge

    6

    Oral Pathology & Oral Microbiology

       BDS III

    1

    General Medicine

    2

    General Surgery

    3

    Oral Pathology & Microbiology

    4

    Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics

    5

    Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

    6

    Oral Medicine and Radiology

    7

    Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics

    8

    Pediatric & Preventive Dentistry

    9

    Periodontology

    10

    Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge

       BDS IV

    1

    Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics

    2

    Oral Medicine and Radiology

    3

    Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry

    4

    Periodontology

    5

    Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

    6

    Prosthodontics and crown & bridge

    7

    Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics

    8

    Public health dentistry

       BDS V

    1

    Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

    2

    Prosthodontics and crown & bridge

    3

    Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics

    4

    Public health dentistry

    5

    Internship - Every candidate will be required, after passing the final BDS examination, to undergo one year paid rotating internship in a dental college.

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