MDS in Periodontics


About MDS in Periodontics

Periodontology or Periodontics is the specialty of dentistry that studies supporting structures of teeth, as well as diseases and conditions that affect them. The supporting tissues are known as the periodontium, which includes the gingiva (gums), alveolar bone, cementum, and the periodontal ligament. A professional who practices this specialty field of dentistry is known as a periodontist.
Periodontics is a branch of Dentistry which deals with the prevention, cure and maintenance of supporting structures of teeth such gums, alveolar bone, cementum etc. If a person wants to pursue a specialization programme in Periodontics he / she can enroll into a post graduate programme in Periodontics. MDS in Periodontics is a three-year post graduate degree programme. During the course, the students are taught about the diseases, which affect the periodontium, such as tooth loss, alveolar bone loss, accumulation of bacterial bio-film on teeth and gums etc.

A periodontist is a dentist who specializes in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of periodontal disease, and in the placement of dental implants. Periodontists are also experts in the treatment of oral inflammation. Periodontists receive extensive training in these areas, including three additional years of education beyond dental school. They are familiar with the latest techniques for diagnosing and treating periodontal disease, and are also trained in performing cosmetic periodontal procedures.

Many dental colleges in Bangalore offer MDS in Periodontics. One planning to enroll into this programme must possess a graduate degree in Dental Surgery (BDS) from an institute recognized by the Dental Council of India. All medical colleges offer admission to students on the basis of their scores in national or state level centralized entrance exam. After successfully completing MDS in Periodontics programme, one can always go for a job at government or private hospitals. Check out the list of colleges offering MDS in Periodontics course in Bangalore.
Dental Colleges in Bangalore offering MDS in Periodontics are listed below:

List of Dental Colleges in Bangalore

AECS Maaruti of College Dental Sciences and Research Centre
Babu Jagjivan Ram Dental College, Bangalore
Bangalore Institute of Dental Sciences, Bangalore
DA Pandu Memorial RV Dental College and Hospital, Bangalore
Dayanand Sagar College of Dental Science, Bangalore
Dr. Syamala Reddy Dental College Hospital and Research centre
Government Dental College & Research Institute, Bangalore
KLE Society’s Institute of Dental Sciences, Bangalore
Krishnadevaraya College of Dental Sciences and Hospital
Mathrusri Ramabai Ambedkar Dental College & Hospital
MS Ramaiah Dental College, Bangalore
RajaRajeswari Dental College & Hospital, Bangalore
Sree Sevalal College of Dental Sciences & Hospital (SSCDCH)
Sri Venkateshwara Dental College and Hospital, Bangalore
Sri Rajiv Gandhi College of Dental Sciences & Hospital, Bangalore
The Oxford Dental College and Hospital, Bangalore
Vokkaligara Sangha Dental College, Bangalore
Vydehi Institute of Dental Sciences and Research, Bangalore

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