About MDS in Prosthodontics
Prosthodontics, also known as dental prosthetics or prosthetic dentistry, is the area of dentistry that focuses on dental prostheses. Prosthodontics is a field of dentistry, which involves the study of designing, fabricating and installing oral prosthetics. A person who aspires to pursue the specialization course can enroll into post graduation programme in Prosthodontics. MDS in Prosthodontics is a three-year post graduate degree course, during which a student learns about overall oral cosmetic restoration. There are a number of institutes which offer MDS in Prosthodontics as a specialization course.
Maxillofacial prosthetics (Oral and Maxillofacial Prosthodontics) is a sub-specialty (or super-specialty) of Prosthodontics. It is the only recognized sub-specialty of all dental specialties by the American Dental Association. All Maxillofacial prosthodontists are prosthodontists first and then attain a fellowship training (1 year) exclusively in Maxillofacial prosthetics that includes oral surgical and prosthodontic treatments. Maxillofacial prosthodontists treat patients who have acquired and congenital defects of the head and neck (maxillofacial) region due to cancer, surgery, trauma, and/or birth defects. Maxillary obturators, speech-aid prosthesis (formerly called as Pharyngeal/soft palate obturators) and mandibular-resection prostheses are the most common prostheses planned and fabricated by Maxillofacial prosthodontists. Other types of prostheses include artificial eyes, nose and other facial prostheses fabricated in conjunction with an anaplastologist.
Colleges with MDS in Prosthodontics in Bangalore
For enquiries about MDS in Prosthodontics admission, submit the Admission Enquiry form