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MDS in Pediatrics and Preventive Dentistry | in Dental Sciences

Pediatric dentistry encompasses a variety of disciplines, techniques and procedures to modify and adapt to the special needs of infants, children and adolescents. Pediatric Dentistry is an “Age Defined” specialty. In this department, students perform all types of preventive and comprehensive dental procedures in children up to the age of 14 years. Further, a child friendly environment is provided considering the variable behavior needs of the growing children and thus instilling in them a positive attitude towards dentistry.

Objective

  • Developing competency in the prevention and management of oro-facial health problems of children and adolescents.
  • Instilling the ability to provide comprehensive oral health care for patients with emotional, intellectual, or psychological disabilities.
  • Providing an understanding of the biological basis for pediatric dentistry and the application of scientific knowledge to clinical practice.
  • Developing practical administrative skills to provide efficient provision of dental health care.
  • Developing an understanding of general concepts and principles of pharmacology, anesthetic drugs, pre-operative patient assessment, monitoring, recordkeeping, discharge instructions, and best practices for managing complications.
  • Developing competency with a number of restorative materials as well as isolation techniques and digital film technology.

Outcome

  • After passing, the student must be able to differentiate abnormal from the normal development of the human body. Further the student must be able to assess the behaviour of the child for necessary dental procedures.
  • The student must possess the skills to diagnose the disease as well as the nature and psychological status of the child and plan appropriate therapy.
  • The student must possess the skills to effectively communicate with the parent(s).
  • Must be able to implement a scientifically-based, effective program of primary prevention for children and adolescents.
  • Render restorative care for teeth whose structural integrity has been compromised.
  • Treat pulpally affected teeth
  • Supervise the developing occlusion in such a manner that selected malocclusion can be prevented and/or intercepted with appropriate therapy.
  • Provide dental care for mentally, physically and/or emotionally disabled children.
  • Recognize and refer patients whose conditions are beyond his/her competency and qualifications to competent specialists to provide the required care

Curriculum

Pedodontics

Pediatric dentistry deals with the diagnosis and treatment of infants and children up to 14 years of age including those with special healthcare needs. This includes the preventive, prophylactic, restorative, rehabilitative and counseling treatment modalities. Department of Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry was established in the year 2000 and under graduate (B.D.S.) recognized on 04/01/2005. Post-Graduation was started in the year 2006 and recognized on 01/02/2010. Ph.D started in 2012

Laboratories

Sr. No.

Name of Lab

Description

1

Research Lab Provides basic infrastructure to post graduate students and faculty members involved in clinical and advanced research

2

Undergraduate Clinic Undergraduate students and interns are trained in basic oral healthcare procedures on child patients

3

Postgraduate Clinic Postgraduate students are trained to treat child patients for all basic and advanced oral health care procedures with behavioural management.

Academic Activities | Maharishi Markandeshwar (Deemed to be University), Mullana

Name of Eminent Guest Speaker

Organisation

Topic

Date

Lars Anderson

Professor, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Chairman, Dept. of Surgical Sciences, Faculty of Dentistry, Kuwait University, Kuwait

Traumatic injuries- IADT management guidelines

21/10/2014

Felix Magri

Professor, Foundation for Oral Health School Instructors, University of Zurich, Canton of Zurich, Switzerland

50 years of oral health promotion throughout  Swiss schools 

16/09/2014

Dr Arthur Kemoli (International speaker) and Dr. K Gauba (National speaker)

Chairman, Dept. of Paediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics, University of Nairobi, Kenya

Severe early childhood caries

 

13/02/2014

 

 

MDS in Pediatrics and Preventive Dentistry:Admissions are made on the basis of merit of NEET examination conducted by the authorised agencies of the Central Govt. and through Counselling

Career Opportunities
  • Can work as an Academician with provision of teaching Jobs in 317 dental Institutes across India.
  • Opportunity to work as a Consultant Pedocontist to Dental Hospitals and Medical Centres with Dental Unit and other Dental Clinics for specialized Dental Pediatric cases.
  • To become an entrepreneur to establish a clinic.
  • Government jobs in department of health and family welfare and to carry out research work.
  • Jobs in public sector undertaking (PSU) and Jobs in Indian Army Corps.
  • Opportunity to relocate in Foreign Countries after passing equivalent examination or studying condensed courses in Dentistry therefore spending considerable less number of years than usual.
  • Opportunity to work as a Product specialist in various Pedodontic product companies.
  • Opportunity to work as a Conscious Sedation specialist and research on materials for prevention of dental diseases in children.

Fees

Course Course Fee 
Indian (INR) International (USD)
Tuition Fee Development Fee
MDS in Pediatrics and Preventive Dentistry
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Note:

  1. The Fee will have to be deposited at the time of Counselling.
  2. University Charges will be extra as per University norms.
  3. Fee once paid shall not be refunded under any circumstances.
  4. There will be an annual increase of 7% in tuition fee.
  5. Students Fund for all the students is Rs.2,000/- p.a.
  6. Life time Alumni Membership fee is Rs. 4,000/-.
  7. Hostel & Transport Charges will be extra.
  8. Students who wish to leave the Institute mid-stream, will have to deposit the fee for the remaining period of the course as per judgement of the Hon'ble Supreme Court in the case of Islamic Academy of Education and others Vs State of Karnataka & PA lnamdar case.