Dentistry deals with teeth, gums, hard and soft
Tissues of the oral cavity. Today, dentistry is not
Restricted to treating just tooth decays, but also
Includes cosmetic dental procedures to
Improve a person’s appearance.
The introduction of new fields likes periodontal
(Care of gums and the diseases), oral pathology
(Diagnosis for diseases that affect the mouth)
And orthodontics (straightening and aligning teeth and jaws) are also part of the BDS course
Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS)
Master in Dental Surgery (MS)
10+2 with PCB
A student needs to appear in NEET to get admission in Bachelor in Dental Surgery Course.
Maulana Azad Dental College and Hospital, New Delhi
Faculty of Dentistry, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.
Govt. Dental College, Medical Campus, Rohtak
Govt. Dental College, Medical Campus, Rohtak,Hyderabad.
Govt. Dental College and Hospital, Vijayawada.
SKILLS REQUIRED FOR DENTAL - BDS
Oral and maxillofacial surgeons need a blend of skills and personal qualities which include:
Drive and enthusiasm (the key requirements for all surgeons)
Good organizational ability and good communication skills (key for all doctors)
The ability to lead and manage a team effectively (the key to all consultants)
A high degree of manual dexterity
Good hand-eye co-ordination, excellent vision and visual-spatial awareness
The ability to think in three dimensions
The ability and interest to manage a wide spectrum of conditions
Physical stamina to cope with the demands of surgery
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES FOR DENTAL - BDS
Diagnosing oral diseases.
Promoting oral health and disease prevention.
Creating treatment plans to maintain or restore the oral health of their patients.
Interpreting x-rays and diagnostic tests.
Ensuring the safe administration of anesthetics.
Monitoring growth and development of the teeth and jaws.