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M.D.S. (Orthodontics)(Master of Dental Surgery in Orthodontics)

Course Information

M.D.S. (Orthodontics)(Master of Dental Surgery in Orthodontics)

3 Years
Course Type

Post Graduation

Course Details

M.D.S. (Orthodontics)
Master of Dental Surgery in Orthodontics

M.D.S. Orthodontics or Master of Dental Surgery in Orthodontics is a postgraduate Dentistry course. M.D.S. Orthodontics is concerned with the study and treatment of malocclusions, the meaning of this term in colloquial language is improper bites, which might be due to the disproportionate jaw relationships, tooth irregularity or both. The duration of the course is three years and it is career originating in nature that opens many jobs for them after its passing.

M.D.S. Orthodontics Eligibility

  • The minimum qualification for this course is Bachelor of Dental Surgery (B.D.S) or an equivalent qualification recognized by the Dental Council of India. Candidate not possessing a recognized Dental qualification for the above purpose should secure the prior approval of his qualifications by the Dental Council of India before he can be admitted to the M.D.S. course of any University in India.
  • The Age Limit is mostly 21 years of age. The selection of students to M.D.S. is based on the merit of the candidate and for the determination of merit. All India Common Entrance Test (AICET) is conducted by various Dental Colleges or by the agency specified by the University Grants Commission, New Delhi.
  • Some reputed colleges and institutes do conduct entrance examination to get admission to their M.D.S. (Orthodontics) degree course.
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