Master of Dental Surgery (M.D.S.) Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics
in Farooqia Dental College and Hospital, Mysuru
Course detail and Structure
The MDS in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics deals with the practices involved in straightening and aligning of teeth. The course takes a theoretical and practical approach towards biomechanics, treatment planning, occlusal and dentofacial malocclusion. It is a highly specialized field that focuses on the alignment of teeth and dental arches of both the maxilla and the mandibles. As a result, the students learn various techniques and procedures required to give people beautiful smiles.
MDS in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics
MDS's eligibility criteria in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics require candidates to complete their BDS by securing a minimum of 55%. Moreover, the candidate must also qualify in NEET MDS to apply to the college.
Placement and Career
- Dental Assistant
- Dental hygienist
- MDS Coordinator
- Public health specialists
Job wise Analysis
An orthodontist needs to analyze jaw and other dentofacial abnormalities. If there are any abnormalities in the jaw development and tooth position, then the orthodontist creates a proper treatment plan for the patient. They design various orthodontic appliances like space maintainers, retainers, lingual and labial archwires, etc. They also collaborate with other medical and dental professionals to plan the treatment procedure of the patients.