The B.D.S Program

 

BDS Total intake of students/year – 60

The Bachelor of Dental surgery( B.D.S.)degree program prepares students to begin professional dental practice immediately after graduation.

 

The undergraduate dental shall be a of four and a half years duration in addition to one year compulsory rotating internship.
The medium of Instruction and examinations of BDS course will be in English .

During the first year of study, emphasis is placed on the basic sciences, the biological foundation of the dental profession. Dental technique courses also are part of the curriculum,

The second year builds on the basic science courses. During this time, students will be learning restorative and preventive dental care for patients in a pre- clinic atmosphere

Third year is a year of clinical rotations from one specialty to another in all dental specialties. These in-depth studies occur in concentrated five-week periods. At the end of the third year of study, students will have developed skills in every area of dentistry.

During the fourth year of the program, these skills are integrated in the Dentistry Clinics. Management skills are emphasized as students practice in a simulated office setting, providing comprehensive dental care to patients. There also are many programs available outside the college, including a Satellite clinic and hospital attachment.

Subjects of study
First Year
a) General Human Anatomy including Embryology and Histology
b) General Human Physiology and Biochemistry, Nutrition and Dietetics
c) Dental Materials
d) Dental Anatomy, Embryology and Oral Histology
e) Preclinical Conservative Dentistry
f) Preclinical Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge

Second Year
a) General Pathology and Microbiology
b) General and Dental Pharmacology and Therapeutics
c) Dental Anatomy, Embryology and Oral Histology
d) Dental Materials
e) Pre clinical Conservative Dentistry
f) Preclinical Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge
g) Pre clinical Orthodontics
h) Oral Pathology & Oral Microbiology

Third Year
a) General Medicine
b) General Surgery
c) Oral Pathology and Oral Microbiology
d) Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics
e) Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
f) Oral Medicine and Radiology
g) Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics
h) Paediatric & Preventive Dentistry
i) Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge
j) Periodontology
k) Public Health Dentistry

Final Year -Part I (One Year programme)
a) Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics
b) Oral Medicine & Radiology
c) Public Health Dentistry
d) Periodontology
e) Prosthodontics & Crown and Bridge
f) Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics
g) Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
h) Paediatric & Preventive Dentistry

Final Year- part II (Six months programme)
a) Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge
b) Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics
c) Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
d) Paediatric & Preventive Dentistry

 

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