Master of Dental Surgery (M.D.S.) Periodontology
in Sharavathi Dental College and Hospital, Shivamogga
Course detail and Structure
Masters of Dental Surgery in Periodontics at Sharavathi Dental College and Hospital is a 3 year, postgraduate-level course that is offered by the institute. The course deals with the supporting and investing structures of the teeth including gums, periodontal membranes, alveolar bone etc. Some of the main subjects of the study include applied anatomy, preventive periodontology, clinical periodontology etc. The study includes structural, functional and environmental factors. Topics such as assessment, aetiology, pathology, histopathology and role of inflammation in periodontal disease are included during the study.
Masters of Dental Surgery in Periodontics
Candidates should have a BDS degree from a college recognised by the DCI and the Government of India and affiliated to any university established in India and completed a rotatory internship on or before the 30th of April in the year of admission.
Placement and Career
- Dental Surgeon
- Dental Assistant
- Oral Pathologist
- Public Health Manager
Job wise Analysis
A periodontist is a dentist who specializes in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment of periodontal disease, and placement of dental implants. They are also experts for treating oral inflammation. Periodontists perform thorough clinical examinations, measuring the depth of gum pockets and checking for gingival bleeding. Periodontal surgery may be necessary in more severe cases of periodontitis, some of the periodontists also insert dental implants to replace the lost teeth.