BDS: Orthodontics

SDM College of Dental Sciences & Hospital
In Dharwad

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  • Bachelor
  • Dharwad
  • Duration:
    5 Years

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Where and when

Starts Location
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Sattur, 580009, Karnataka, India
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Course programme

BDS: Orthodontics

The college offer number of courses, one of the course is BDS: Orthodontics. This course is offer under the department of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics.
The Department of Orthodontics is situated in the top left wing of the dental school on the Second floor with a Clinical Section, Seminar Room, Laboratory, Computer Section, Photography, Records Room, Post Graduate Students' room and Offices for the faculty. The Department is well equipped with 30 Dental chairs units and has all the laboratory equipments and materials required for various purposes such as Vacuum Molding Unit, Archmate, Electropolishing device, Hydrosolder, Light curing Units, Welders etc.

The department is the first in the country to have a formal lingual orthodontic training as a part of the postgraduate curriculum. Each Post-Graduate has to compulsorily treat a minimum of 2 lingual orthodontic cases.

The formal undergraduate training program commences in the 3rd year B.D.S. with lectures and practical exercises, and continues to final year 1st term - a total duration of 18 months. During the one month clinical posting, students have the opportunity of examining the patient, arrive at a diagnosis with the aid of Models and Radiographs, and plan suitable treatment. In addition 1st year BDS students have clinical postings once in a week so as to familiarise them with orthodontics. They also have Orthodontic material lecture classes.

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