Specializations To Study MDS

The field of dentistry is not just limited to teeth but it comprises other aspects of the oral cavity including gums, bone, and other supporting structures. A post-graduate degree program in dental surgery provides training in different disciplines of dentistry that helps in the development of advanced clinical and research skills. There are numerous post-graduate degrees in dentistry that can be pursued according to the specialization of interest. These specializations can be done in Post-graduation: a three-year program MDS.

Top specialization in MDS

Community Dentistry: This branch focuses on the ways of controlling diseases in the oral cavity and spreading awareness amongst the public for their welfare.

Operative Dentistry and Endodontics: This branch deals with various infections of the teeth (specifically pulp) and their cure by RCT. It also includes smile designing with veneers and laminates.

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery: This branch focuses on exodontia and treatment of various pathologies of oral cavity and structures related to it by surgical intervention.

Oral Medicine and radiology: This branch focuses on the diagnosis of diseases of oral cavity via clinical and radiological techniques.

Oral Pathology: This branch focuses on the pathologies of oral cavity.

Orthodontics: This branch focuses on the correction of maloccluded teeth

Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry: This branch specifically focuses on the treatment of children below the age of 14 years.

Periodontics: As the name suggests, this branch focuses on the treatment of diseases or infections related to periodontium (gums, bone, PDL).

Prosthodontics: This branch focuses on restoring the missing teeth by fixed or removable prosthesis.