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

Course Information

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

2 Years
Course Type

Post Graduation

Course Details

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

Masters in Dental Surgery in Periodontics or M.D.S. Periodontics is a three year post graduate programe.  Periodontics is a branch of dentistry that deals with diseases of the supporting and investing structures of the teeth including the gums, cementum, periodontal membranes, and alveolar bone. Periodontal diseases are bacterial infections that destroy the attachment fibers and supporting bone that hold the teeth in the mouth. Course helps to prevent the occurrence, if not curb the actual spread of damage already caused by the infection.

Some of the common treatment modalities carried out by the periodontists  are: 

  • Scaling and root planning
  • Curettage
  • Gum surgeries
  • Cosmetic gum surgeries
  • Alveolar bone Surgeries 

Masters in Dental Surgery in Periodontics Eligibility                       

  • BDS with minimum 55% marks.
  • Some reputed colleges and institutes do conduct entrance examination to get admission to Degree course.
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