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A Detailed View of Bachelor of Dental Surgery Degree(BDS)

BDS or Bachelor of Dental Surgery is the most popular medical course after MBBS. It is a professional degree which helps the aspirant to become a successful Dental Surgeon. The course focuses and gives training for dental surgery and dental hygiene to the aspiring candidates. Bachelor of Dental Science is the only course where the BDS syllabus is framed by Indian health care is recommended in India. Dental Care is a very important part of the human body and hence BDS course prepares future doctors to help patients take good care of their oral hygiene.

BDS Eligibility Criteria 

  • The aspiring candidate must have passed the 10+2 qualifying exam or an equivalent degree with a minimum of 50% aggregate from a recognized institute.
  • They must have studied the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, and Biology compulsorily in their 10+2.
  • In almost every college offering this course, the admissions are based on the result of NEET conducted by NTA. The student must clear the cut-off of the exam to be eligible for admission.
  • If the students manage to qualify the entrance examination, they need to appear for the counselling sessions organized by the colleges.

BDS Admission Procedure

  • The admission to any good medical college requires a strong academic background, especially at the 10+2 level.
  • The students must also clear the entrance exams NEET conducted by NTA with excellent marks to get into these colleges.
  • Once attained the cut-off, then one must mandatorily attend the counselling sessions which are usually organized in three rounds.

BDS Syllabus

1st YEAR:

 

  • General Anatomy
  • Embryology and Histology
  • General Human Physiology
  • Dental Anatomy and Embryology
  • Oral Histology
  • General Biochemistry 

2nd YEAR:

  • Dental Materials
  • General Pathology and Microbiology
  • General Pharmacology and Therapeutics
  • Pre-Clinical Prosthodontics & Crown & Bridge
  • Preclinical Conservative Dentistry
  • Dental Pharmacology and Therapeutics

3rd YEAR:

General Medicine

General Surgery

Oral Pathology & Microbiology

Conservative Dentistry And Endodontics

Oral And Maxillofacial Surgery

Oral Medicine And Radiology

Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics

Pediatric & Preventive Dentistry

Periodontology

Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge

 

4th YEAR:

Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics

Oral Medicine and Radiology

Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry

Periodontology

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge

Conservative Dentistry And Endodontics

Conservative Dentistry And Endodontics

Public Health Dentistry

 

5th YEAR: Mandatory Internship

SPECIALIZATION FIELDS: 

  • Public health Dentistry
  • Oral Medicine & Radiology
  • Paedodontics & Preventive Dentistry
  • Oral Pathology & Microbiology
  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Periodontology
  • Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics
  • Prosthodontics, Crown& bridge
  • Conservative Dentistry & Endodontic

There are a lot of medical colleges which provide this degree, some top dental colleges are – SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Kattankulathur, Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Manipal, University School of Management Studies, New Delhi, Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore, and many more. Average fee various from INR 1 to 6 Lakhs Per Annum. Education World Society is always present here to cater to your needs. Any aspirants can contact us, as we provide Free consultation and also help in Direct Admissions to various medical colleges of the top rank.

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