M.D.S. Oral Pathology or Master of Dental Surgery in Oral Pathology is a postgraduate Dentistry course. Oral Pathology is a branch of dentistry that is concerned with the diseases of the teeth, oral cavity, and jaws, and with the oral manifestations of systemic diseases. It is a science that investigates the causes, processes and effects of these diseases. The course includes research, diagnosis of diseases using clinical, radiographic, microscopic, biochemical or other examinations, and management of patients. The duration of the course is three years and it is career orienting in nature that opens many job scopes for them after its completion in many fields.
M.D.S. in Conservative Dentistry is 3-year post-graduate course, sub-divided into 6 semesters of 6 months each. The discipline essentially involves the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases of the teeth, gums, and other related structures of the mouth.
M.D.S. Periodontics or Master of Dental Surgery in Periodontics is three years postgraduate programme. Periodontics is a branch of dentistry that deals with diseases of the supporting and investing structures of the teeth including the gums, cementum, periodontal membranes, and alveolar bone. Periodontal diseases are bacterial infections that destroy the attachment fibers and supporting bone that hold the teeth in the mouth. The course helps to prevent the occurrence, if not curb the actual spread of damage already caused by the infection.
M.D.S. Prosthodontics or Master of Dental Surgery in Prosthodontics is a postgraduate Dentistry course. The Course includes Dentists diagnose, prevent, and treat problems with teeth or mouth tissue. They remove decay, fill cavities, examine x-rays, place protective plastic sealants on children’s teeth, straighten teeth, and repair fractured teeth. They also perform corrective surgery on gums and supporting bones to treat gum diseases. The duration of the course is three years and it career originating in nature and opens many jobs for them.
M.D.S. Orthodontics or Master of Dental Surgery in Orthodontics is a postgraduate Dentistry course. M.D.S. Orthodontics is concerned with the study and treatment of malocclusions, the meaning of this term in colloquial language is improper bites, which might be due to the disproportionate jaw relationships, tooth irregularity or both. The duration of the course is three years and it is career originating in nature that opens many jobs for them after its passing.
BDS stands for Bachelor of Dental surgery. it is a clinical field of surgery associated with mouth and dealing with the injuries related to teeth, jaw, and gums. It is a 5 year undergraduate degree program in dentistry to prepare students for successful career as a dental health practitioner.
Azeezia College of Dental Sciences and Research is one of the finest dental institutions in Kerala which commenced in the year 2004. The Dental College is the first venture of Podikunju Musaliar Memorial Charitable & educational Trust established in 2001 and chaired by Shri. Abdul Azeez. The annual intake of students in the institution is 100 for UG course and 22 students for PG program. The college is affiliated to Kerala University of Health Sciences and is recognized by the Dental Council of India.
The college has 270 well equipped dental chairs to fulfill the needs of the Undergraduates and Postgraduates in every branch of dentistry. There are specially designed laboratories and teaching facilities such as lecture halls, auditoria and departmental seminar rooms and departmental libraries which make this a well recognized institution in the country. In addition to the state of the art designated dental operation theatres, the vast diagnostic facilities that are available at the medical centre are also readily accessible for the students and faculty of the dental college. Several hundred patients who visit the dental college and hospital every day appreciate the comprehensive care provided.