Master of Dental Surgery (Pedodontics & Preventive Dentistry

Sibar Institute of Dental Sciences
In Guntur

Price on request
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  • Master
  • Guntur

At the conclusion of the course the students shall have a knowledge of the basis of public health, preventive dentistry, public health problems in India. Nutrition, Environment and their role in health, basics of dental statistics, epidemiological methods. National oral health policy with emphasis on oral health policy.

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Where and when

Starts Location
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522509, Andhra Pradesh, India
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Course programme

The Sibar Institute of Dental Sciences offers Master of Dental Surgery (Pedodontics & Preventive Dentistry) to its students. The course structure for it is as follows:

1) First year MDS:

* 5 seminars in basis sciences subjects
* Case-history taking, learning different criteria, and instruments used in various oral indices including W.H.O. proforma
* Carrying out school dental health education and other school based preventive programmes
* Visit to water purification plants and sewage treatment plants, milk dairy, primary health center and submitting reports.
* To conduct 10 journals clubs
* Basic training in computers
* Library dissertation work

2) Second year MDS:

* 10 seminars in dental public dentistry topics
* assessing oral health status of various target groups of population planning. Dental manpower and financing dental health care for the above groups.
* Planning comprehensive oral health care for school children.
* Planning international dental care for school children
* Use of preventive measures such as topical application of fluoride and art and fissure sealants 10 cases each .
* Submission of minimum of 2 term papers on a selected topic.
* Asserting and guiding final BDS students during their clinical posting, field programmes and health education.
* Taking lectures for IIIrd year BDS students on selected topics
* Conducting 10 journal clubs

3) Third year MDS:

* Seminars on recent advances in preventive dentistry
* Critical evaluation of scientific articles on minimum of 10 articles.
* Exercise on solving community health problem a minimum of 10 problems
* Practice of epidemiological indices used in public health dentistry
* Dental health education training of schoolteachers, social workers health workers, posting at dental satellite centers.
* Completion and submission of dissertation

Before completing the 3 rd year MDS. A student must have attended two national conferences, presenting two scientific papers, publication of article in a journal.

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