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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kashyap galia 22 days ago

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Kashyap GaliaLast Seen: 3 weeks 18 hours agoJoined on: 25-Nov-2018Education Interest: MedicineEducation Level: Class 12

What is the Cutoff for get admission in government college?

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Yogita Punjabi 21 days ago

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Yogita PunjabiLast Seen: 2 hours 12 min agoJoined on: 13-Nov-2018Education Interest: MedicineEducation Level: Graduate & Above
Hello Kashyap The cutoff changes every year and so it would be difficult to tell you regarding it. But if you belong to the general category and applying through 85% state quota seats, then you need ...Read More

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NAMRATHA DUSA 2 months ago

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NAMRATHA DUSALast Seen: 1 month 3 weeks agoJoined on: 25-Oct-2018Education Interest: Study AbroadEducation Level: Graduate & Above

Why dentistry is not included in the fields? I have just completed my BDS degree and wanted to know more how to explore in my career .

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Ruchika Chauhan 2 months ago

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Ruchika ChauhanLast Seen: 1 day 14 hours agoJoined on: 09-Apr-2018Education Interest: ManagementEducation Level: Graduate & Above
Hello,After BDS you can pursue higher studies and opt for MDS. NEET MDS exam is conducted for admission to MDS  course through 50% All India Quota seats, state quota seats and Armed Forces Medica...Read More
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Rishab Bhutani 2 months ago

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Rishab BhutaniLast Seen: 1 week 2 days 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 2 months ago

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Shivani BhattLast Seen: 1 week 2 days 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 3 months ago

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

Dentistry courses in vancouver canada

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Ruchika Chauhan 2 months ago

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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 3 months ago

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Rimita RoyLast Seen: 2 weeks 4 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 3 months ago

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Keshav SahaniLast Seen: 3 months 6 days 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