Master of Dental Surgery in Periodontics

Master of Dental Surgery in Periodontics

Master of Dental Surgery in Periodontics is a post-graduate course that deals with the study and treatment of diseases of the supporting and investing structures of the teeth including the gums, periodontal ligament, cementum, and alveolar bone. A professional who practices Periodontics is known as Periodontist.

Course Details

Duration: The duration of M.D.S in Periodontics is 3 years.

Eligibility: M.D.S. in Periodontics can be pursued by those who have completed their Bachelor’ degree in Dental Surgery (B.D.S) approved by Dental Council of India.

Course Fees: For M.D.S. in Periodontics course fees, contact us.

Further Study Opportunities: M.D.S. in Periodontics is beneficial to pursue higher studies such as Ph.D., etc.

Role of Periodontic Specialists

  • Periodontic Specialists treat patients who have gum diseases and other issues in the bones and gums surrounding the teeth.
  • They may also perform cosmetic procedures which include tissue reductions or grafts to alter the way a person’s smile looks.
  • They are also involved in non-surgical tasks like developing treatment plans, placing implants and providing preventive care.

Scope of M.D.S in Periodontics

  • Those who have completed M.D.S. in Periodontics can work in government and private dental institutions attached with hospitals, multispecialty clinics, polyclinics, defense services, health care units of different companies.
  • They can set up their own private clinic.
  • They can work as consultants, professors, dental surgeons, oral pathologists, dental hygienists, medical representative, etc.

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