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.
MDS in Conservative Dentistry & Endodontic is three year Postgraduate program. It is the branch of dentistry which deals with the treatment of diseases and injuries that originate in the teeth. In this type of medication, diseased or fractured teeth are restored with materials that are biologically acceptable. Endodontics is the science of prevention and treatment of pulp and periradicular diseases.
MDS in Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge is a 3 year postgraduate degree program. MDS in Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge is a specialty which deals with restoration of oral function developing restoration as well as maintenance of oral function, making comfortable denture and substitution of natural teeth as well as related tissues by settled or removable artificial substitutes. These restorations involve crowns, bridges as well as veneers.
The Course helps to educate orthodontists who are proficient at treating the broad scope of occlusal and dento-facial malocclusions. Special emphasis is placed on diagnosis and treatment planning, growth and development, biomechanics, and occlusion, using research to help develop critical thinking and writing skills while making a significant contribution to the scientific literature. The course helps to focus on the alignment of the teeth and the dental arches: the maxilla and the mandible. The practice of this specialty includes diagnosis, prevention, interception, and correction of malocclusion and other abnormalities of the developing or mature oro-facial structures.
MDS in Periodontics is a 3 year postgraduate program. This branch of dentistry deals with diseases of the supporting and investing structures of the teeth including the gums, cemented and periodontal membranes, and alveolar bone. Periodontics is the area of dentistry that focuses on the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases of the tissues that support or surround the teeth, such as the gum tissue and the jaw bones. It also involves the upkeep of the health, function, and looks of the dental tissues.
MDS in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery is a 3 year Postgraduate program. Oral and maxillofacial surgery is one of the specialties of dentistry to treat many diseases, injuries and defects in the head, neck, face, jaws and the hard and soft tissues of the oral (mouth) and maxillofacial (jaws and face) region. MDS in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery course involves the diagnosis, surgical and adjunctive treatment of ailments, wounds, and deformities of the human jaws and related oral and facial structures.
MDS in Oral Pathology is a 3 year postgraduate program. Oral Pathology and Microbiology is a specialized branch of dentistry that deals with the nature, characteristics, cause, effects, and diagnosis of diseases that affect the oral and maxillofacial regions. It studies the teeth structure and facilitates appropriate maintenance of the same. Students enrolled to the course are trained to deal with the nature of oral diseases, their causes, and effects, and administer suitable treatment.
A long cherished dream of a Dental College at Madurai, the temple city came into validity in the year 2007 with great efforts of Madura & Ramnad Diocese Bishop Rt. Rev. Dr. A. Christopher Asir. The college is recogonised by the Dental Council of India and Ministry of Health, New Delhi and it is affiliated to Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University. The College was inaugurated by the then Honourable Health Minister of Tamilnadu on 21.09.2007. The classes for the first batch of 50 students commenced from 29.09.2007.
The Dental Hospital attached to the College is run by the specialists from various branches of Dentistry. All basic treatments like extraction of teeth are done at free of cost. All forms of ailment are managed by the concerned qualified specialists with modern equipments. A multi-storied building is available to accommodate all clinical departments under one-roof.
The Christian Mission Hospital, Madurai is a 150 bedded multi-speciality hospital with out-patient departments, in-patient services, 24 hour emergency services, critical care services, day and night pharmacy, licensed blood bank and highly qualified medical professional. CSI College of Dental Sciences and Research is attached to this hospital.
Since its inception, CSICDSR has been focused in delivering quality education to its students by providing guidance and opportunity for hands on experience. As the institution is located in the heart of the city and most of the minor treatments are at free of cost in the dental hospital has a very good patient inflow.