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Master of Dental Surgery (MDS) Orthodontics

in KVG Dental College and Hospital, Dakshina Kannada

per year/ sem





3 Years


Full Time

Course detail and Structure

Master of Dental Surgery (MDS) in Orthodontics is a 3-year postgraduate program offered by the institute for the eligible BDS candidates. The Orthodontics course imposes knowledge and skills to solve various oral health issues. The program is also concerned with correcting the multiple irregularities present in teeth and jaws, which can either be by birth or some accident.


Minimum Eligibility to Apply

Master of Dental Surgery (MDS) in Orthodontics

Candidates should have a BDS degree from a college affiliated to any university established in India and recognized by the DCI and the Government of India. They should have completed a rotatory internship on or before the 30th of April in the year of admission.

Placement and Career

  • Orthodontist

  • Medical Assistant

  • Public Health Specialists

  • Sales Representatives

  • Dental Consultant

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Rs. 5,86,612

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An orthodontist is a speciality of dentistry that mainly focuses on the alignment of teeth and dental arches. The principal responsibility includes examining, diagnosing and treating dental malocclusion and oral cavity anomalies. They are primarily responsible for realigning and straightening the teeth and jaws by using orthodontic retainers and braces. They fit patients with dental appliances and prepare treatment records for their oral health.

Rs. 5,86,612

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