MDS Orthodontics

Maharastra University of Health science
In Nashik

Price on request

Important information

  • Master
  • Nashik

Important information

Where and when

Starts Location
On request
Vani Road, Mhasrul, 422004, Maharashtra, India
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Course programme

The program outlined, addresses both the knowledge needed in Orthodontics and allied Medical
specialities in its scope. A minimum of three years of formal training through a graded system of education
as specifies, will equip the trainee with skill and knowledge at its completion to be able to practice basic
Orthodontics and have the ability to intelligently pursue further apprenticeship towards advanced
Spread of the Curriculum
Six months teaching of basic subjects including completion of pre -clinical exercises 2 ½ years of coverage of
all the relevant topics in Orthodontics, clinical training involving treatment of patients and submission of
dissertation. These may be divided into blocks of 6 to 8 months duration each, depending on the training
policies of each institution.
I. Applied Anatomy
 Prenatal growth of head:
Stages of embryonic development, origin of head, origin of face, origin of teeth
 Postnatal growth of head:
Bones of skull, the oral cavity, development of chin, the hyoid bone, general growth of head,
face growth.
 Bone growth:
Origin of bone, composition of bone, units of bone structure, schedule of
Ossification, mechanical properties of bone, roentgen graphic appearance of
 Assessment of growth and development:
Growth prediction, growth spurts, the concept of normality and growth increments of growth,
differential growth, gradient of growth, methods of gathering growth data. Theories of growth
and recent advances, factors affecting physical growth.
 Muscles of mastication:
Development of muscles, muscle change during growth, muscle function and facial
development, muscle function and malocclusion
 Development of dentition and occlusion:
Dental development periods, order of tooth eruption, chronology of permanent tooth
formation, periods of occlusal development, pattern of occlusion.
 Assessment of skeletal age
The carpal bones, carpal x -rays, cervical vertebrae