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.
MDS in Periodontology and Implantology is the dental specialty that focuses on prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the gingiva, or “gums” and other surrounding tissues. The Department of Periodontology & Oral Implantology educates the under graduate students in the didactic and clinical applications necessary to perform the entire spectrum of periodontal procedures. Periodontists believe that personal good oral hygiene behaviors are best taught to and practiced by age-specific and social groups through oral health education. Periodontal medicine perceives good oral health as an open gateway to good general systemic health, and documents the many links to general systemic health affected by the destructive presence of inflammation and oral infection from bacteria.
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 Paediatric and Preventive Dentistry is a 3 year postgraduate program essentially involving subjects of study such as paediatric development and improvement, child psychology and management, disease causality and prevention, and related paediatric restorative techniques and modalities. The course prepares eligible candidates to advice and counsel parents, treat dental injuries such as chipped teeth, cavities, gum diseases and other infections in the mouth.
M.D.S. Oral Pathology & Microbiology or Master of Dental Surgery in Oral Pathology & Microbiology is postgraduate Dentistry course. The Course includes the study which deals with the nature, identification, and management of diseases affecting the oral and maxillofacial regions. It is the science which investigates the causes, process and effects of these diseases. Oral pathology department is to provide basic knowledge of Normal Dental Anatomy and Histology and its pathological form for improved understanding of the oral diseases and increased skill in its diagnosis. The course is career providing in nature that opens many opportunities for them after its completion.
Royal Dental College is managed by the Royal Education Foundation, a trust formed by a team of socially committed professionals from various fields with a vision to undertake various educational, social and cultural activities for the benefit of society. The trust Chairman, Mohammed Ismail Kunju Haji is a well-known social activist, with vast experience in managing educational institutions, orphanages and other social organizations. The college was established in 2003 and has grown from an undergraduate level to a postgraduate institution in the past fourteen years.