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MDS in Pediatric & 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.


  • 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, preoperative 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.


  • 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 behavior 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



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

Facilities | Maharishi Markandeshwar (Deemed to be University), Mullana


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

Name of Eminent Guest Speaker




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 the NEET examination conducted by the authorized agencies of the Central Govt. and through Counselling

Career Opportunities

  • Can work as an Academician with the provision of teaching Jobs in 317 dental Institutes across India.
  • Opportunity to work as a Consultant Pedocontist in Dental Hospitals and Medical Centres with Dental units and other Dental Clinics for specialized Dental Pediatric cases.
  • To become an entrepreneur to establish a clinic.
  • Government jobs in the department of health and family welfare and to carry out research work.
  • Jobs in public sector undertaking (PSU) and Jobs in the Indian Army Corps.
  • Opportunity to relocate to Foreign Countries after passing an equivalent examination or studying condensed courses in Dentistry, therefore, spending considerably 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 materials for the prevention of dental diseases in children.


Course Course Fee 
Indian (INR) International (USD)
Tuition Fee Development Fee
MDS in Pediatrics and Preventive Dentistry
6,10,000 (Annual Fees) -


  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. One time refundable security - 50,000(Rs)
  5. One time registration Charges Non refundable - 40,000(Rs)
  6. Hostel & transport charges will be extra.

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