MDS in Prosthodontics


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

AECS Maaruti of College Dental Sciences and Research Centre
Bangalore Institute of Dental Sciences, Bangalore
DA Pandu Memorial RV Dental College and Hospital, 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
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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