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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Rajnish Dilip KawarkheLast Seen: 1 hour 41 min agoJoined on: 19-Jun-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Class 10 or below

How can i apply for this course

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Pavleen kaur 8 days ago

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Pavleen KaurLast Seen: 1 week 1 day agoJoined on: 11-Jun-2018Education Interest: MedicineEducation Level: Class 12

In sc category minimum marks for b.d.s in neet ug punjab

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sunil singh 9 days ago

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Sunil SinghLast Seen: 1 week 1 day agoJoined on: 08-Jul-2017Education Interest: MedicineEducation Level: In Graduation

Till what rank bds admission is done

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Pratyusa Das 10 days ago

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Pratyusa DasLast Seen: 2 hours 26 min agoJoined on: 23-Jun-2017Education Interest: MedicineEducation Level: Class 12

UR, marks 386,AIR 88273,can I get govt.quota BDS seat in private dental college in Westbengal.Pl.say.

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Yuktha SrivastavaLast Seen: 2 days 5 hours agoJoined on: 24-Jun-2017Education Interest: MedicineEducation Level: In Graduation
Hello,

You may get in state quota. Chances are not very very high. But do apply for all the government college in West Bengal

All the best
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bharath nandan 11 days ago

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Bharath NandanLast Seen: 1 week 3 days agoJoined on: 21-Dec-2013Education Interest: MedicineEducation Level: In Graduation

Sir i have asked same question previously and I didn't get my sufficient answer to my question, so pls answer my question

My question is that my marks in NEET is 348 and I am from AP and OBC candidate can I get seat in government dental college or private college and I want to know about the veterinary seat from aipmt f... Read More

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Sweety TripathiLast Seen: 1 day 1 hour agoJoined on: 05-May-2014Education Interest: MedicineEducation Level: Class 12

Hello

To get an idea of college which you will get through neet try this college predictor.i am sharing the link below

https://medicine.careers360.com/articles/neet-college-predictor