MDS in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery


About MDS in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Oral and maxillofacial surgery is surgery to treat many diseases, injuries and defects in the head, neck, face, jaws and the hard and soft tissues of the oral (mouth) and Cranio-maxillofacial (jaws and face) region. It is an internationally recognized surgical specialty.
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is a branch of dentistry, which is concerned with a particular region of body, especially mouth, jaw, face, skull and tissues of maxillofacial region. MDS in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is a three-year post graduate degree programme, during which a student learns about many surgical techniques for e.g. Facelift, rhinoplasty, pediatric maxillofacial surgery, Dentoalveolar surgery etc.

An oral and maxillofacial surgeon is a regional specialist surgeon treating the entire craniomaxillofacial complex: anatomical area of the mouth, jaws, face, skull, as well as associated structures. Depending upon the jurisdiction, maxillofacial surgeons may require training in dentistry, surgery, and general medicine; training and qualification in medicine may be undertaken optionally even if not required.

To get admission in MDS in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, one must possess a MBBS or BDS degree from a recognized University. Many colleges offer this course and they offer admission to candidates who appear and excel in centralized entrance exams of national level. After completion of this post graduation degree, one can become a part of a government medical institute or a private hospital, else he / she can open an independent dental clinic. Explore the list of colleges offering MDS in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in India.

Dental Colleges in Bangalore offering MDS in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery are listed below:

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