COURSE DESCRIPTION


M.D.S. Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry or Masters in Dental Surgery in Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry is a postgraduate Dentistry course. Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry is an age defined specialty that provides both primary and comprehensive preventive and therapeutic oral health care for infants and children through adolescence, including those with special health care needs. Course helps to Identify and differentiate between normal and abnormal somatic dento - facial and psychological growth and development and to promote physical, mental, psychological and dental health of the child, to note any aberrant alterations in development of child, to improve the dental health in accord to the general health and to encourage the dental profession at all levels to ensure that the younger generation in future will require less dental treatment. 


M.D.S. Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry Course Eligibility                       

  • B.D.S. with minimum 55% marks
  • Some reputed colleges and universities conduct entrance examination for admission to Degree course.

M.D.S. Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry Suitability

  • They should be able to understand child behaviour and anxiety and be able to communicate and manage children showing apprehension and moderately disruptive behaviour using behavioural and pharmacotherapeutic techniques and also helps to diagnose and plan appropriate therapy for common oral health problems in children.
  • They must also have the ability to speak with patients over the phone if necessary.
  • They may be responsible for scheduling appointments, ordering supplies, discussing billing with patients, and other general office tasks.

M.D.S. Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry Syllabus

Syllabus of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry as prescribed by various Universities and Colleges.

Sr. No.

Subjects of Study

1

Allied Clinical Sciences

2

Structured short notes in Anatomy and Physiology

3

Structured short notes in Biochemistry, Pharmacology Pathology and Microbiology

4

Child Psychology, Growth and development of Facial Skeleton including preventive and interceptive Orthodontics

5

Clinical Pedodontics

6

Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Preventive and Public Health Dentistry

7

Applied Basic Sciences

8

Clinical Pedodontics

9

Child Psychology, Growth and Development and Interceptive Orthodontics and Preventive Dentistry

10

Recent Advances in Pedodontics

How is M.D.S. Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry Course Beneficial?

  • It is beneficial to provide treatment for mental, physical and emotionally handicapped children and also for the medically compromised patients and recognize and manage medical emergencies commonly encountered in children and adolescent undergoing treatment.
  • The course is also beneficial for further studies such as Ph.D. etc.
  • Candidates can join jobs in government and private dental institutions, attachment with hospitals, polyclinics, multi-specialty clinics, Private practice, defence services, and healthcare panels of different companies.

COURSE ELIGIBILITY


B.D.S. with minimum 55% marks
  • M.D.S. Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry Syllabus

    Syllabus of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry as prescribed by various Universities and Colleges.

    Sr. No.

    Subjects of Study

    1

    Allied Clinical Sciences

    2

    Structured short notes in Anatomy and Physiology

    3

    Structured short notes in Biochemistry, Pharmacology Pathology and Microbiology

    4

    Child Psychology, Growth and development of Facial Skeleton including preventive and interceptive Orthodontics

    5

    Clinical Pedodontics

    6

    Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Preventive and Public Health Dentistry

    7

    Applied Basic Sciences

    8

    Clinical Pedodontics

    9

    Child Psychology, Growth and Development and Interceptive Orthodontics and Preventive Dentistry

    10

    Recent Advances in Pedodontics

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