WHAT IS DENTISTRY ?

A programme in Dentistry trains a student in treating people of oral diseases, maintaining their oral health by diagnosis, prevention, and healing of cavities, dentures , gum related diseases. This programme also covers cosmetic dentistry which is an emerging trend nowadays for restructuring, shaping, teeth whitening, smile enhancement etc. The programme not only offers specialisations in oral health and diseases but also covers general human anatomy for better understanding of the oral health. In this programme, students also study about preventing oral diseases in society. Besides, students are offered practical training by organizing dental checkup and awareness camps in community places as well as rural areas.
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ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

UG  ProgrammePassed in 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English as main subjects

PG ProgrammeMust hold Bachelor degree in Dental Surgery from any recognised Dental College/University

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SCOPE OF DENTISTRY

  • Work as a dental specialist, assistant, dental lab technician, Dental Hygienist in government or private Hospitals

  • Start practicing at private clinics

  • Teach as a professor or lecturer at Dental Colleges/Hospitals 

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COURSE SUBJECTS

  • Community & Preventive Dentistry
  • Conservative Dentistry/Crown & Bridge
  • General Human Anatomy
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Oral Biology
  • Oral Pathology and Oral Medicine
  • Orthodontics
  • Periodontology & Periodontics
  • Principles of Anesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine
  • Principles of Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging

CAREER OPTIONS AFTER DENTISTRY

Dentist
Dentist
Salary : 2 L INR - 3.5 L INR
Degrees: B.D.S

COURSE LEVEL DETAILS

  • Course Fees
    Maximum Fees 35 Lakhs Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Chennai
    Minimum Fees 0.068 Lakhs Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences, New Delhi
    Degree Offered in UG
    B.D.S
    Other Bachelors [Science]
  • Course Fees
    Maximum Fees 31.5 Lakhs Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai
    Minimum Fees 3 Lakhs Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Chennai
    Degree Offered in PG
    M.D.S.
    Other Masters [Science]

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Rishab BhutaniLast Seen: 2 days 17 hours agoJoined on: 13-Oct-2018Education Interest: MedicineEducation Level: Class 12

Can we study abroad after completing our BDS from India? If yes please tell the procedure.

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Shivani Bhatt 19 hours ago

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Shivani BhattLast Seen: 18 hours 37 min agoJoined on: 01-Sep-2016Education Interest: Business and ManagementEducation Level: Graduate & Above
Hi Rishab, Yes, you can continue higher education after pursuing BDS in India. I suggest deciding the country in which you want to pursue your higher education in. Each country has its own r...Read More

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Rupin Verma 18 days ago

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Rupin VermaLast Seen: 2 weeks 4 days agoJoined on: 04-Apr-2018Education Interest: MedicineEducation Level: Class 12

Dentistry courses in vancouver canada

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Ruchika ChauhanLast Seen: 18 hours 36 min agoJoined on: 09-Apr-2018Education Interest: MBAEducation Level: Graduate & Above
Hello Rupin,The Vancouver College of Dental Hygiene offers Dental Hygiene course. The Vancouver College of Dental Hygiene is part of Canada’s largest private educational facility. You can go through...Read More
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Rimita Roy 1 month ago

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Rimita RoyLast Seen: 3 weeks 3 days agoJoined on: 17-Aug-2018Education Interest: MedicineEducation Level: Class 12

Can a girl would become a dentist of Indian Army ??

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Keshav Sahani 1 month ago

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Keshav SahaniLast Seen: 1 month 1 week agoJoined on: 05-May-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation

Hello,

Yes, a girl is also eligible to become a dentist of Indian Army.

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Keshav Sahani

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raj R 2 months ago

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Raj RLast Seen: 1 month 3 weeks agoJoined on: 28-Aug-2018Education Interest: MedicineEducation Level: Class 12

Best dental college at bangalore

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Ruchika Chauhan 2 months ago

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Hello,I am mentioning the names of decent Dental Colleges-Government Dental College and Research Institute, BangaloreRajiv Gandhi University Of Health Sciences, BangaloreMS Ramaiah Dental College and ...Read More
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Shaina Mehra 3 months ago

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Shaina MehraLast Seen: 1 month 3 weeks agoJoined on: 19-Jun-2018Education Interest: MedicineEducation Level: Class 12

Are sumandeep vidhyapeeth & parul university a good colleges?

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Muskan pandey 3 months ago

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Muskan PandeyLast Seen: 2 months 1 week agoJoined on: 21-Mar-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation
Dear friend , Parul university is a good college. College has good infrastructure and quality of education. College has good fee structure. College provide good placement to students. You should ta...Read More

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