M.D.S. Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics or Master of Dental Surgery in Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics is a postgraduate Dentistry course. Conservative Dentistry deals with prevention and treatment of disease and injuries of the teeth, here, diseased or fractured teeth are restored with restorative materials that are biologically acceptable and aesthetically pleasing. Whereas Endodontics deals with prevention and treatment of pulp and periarticular diseases and this specialty particularly strives to save an infected tooth and maintains its integrity in the dental arch. The course is an important one that offers many career scopes for the candidates after its successful completion.
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. 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.
MDS in Pedodontics is a 3-year postgraduate program. This is a paediatric branch of dentistry that deals with diseases of the supporting and investing structures of the teeth including:
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.
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.
Sri Sankara Dental College was established in 2006 with an annual admission of 50 students under the Management of S.R.Educational and Charitable Trust. The main object of the Trust is to establish and uplift the society through Professional and other Educational Programs. SSDC is spread over an area of 10 acres. It is located in close proximity to Akathumuri back waters at a distance of 5 kms. from Varkala.The college presently has an annual BDS uptake of 100 students and post graduate courses in 5 Specialties’.