M.D.S. (Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics) Master of Dental Surgery in Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics
M.D.S. Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics or Masters in Dental Surgery in Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics is a post graduate Dentistry course. Conservative Dentistry deals with prevention and treatment of disease and injuries of the teeth, here, diseased or fractured teeth are restored with restorative materials that are biologically acceptable and esthetically pleasing. Whereas Endodontics deals with prevention and treatment of pulp and periradicular diseases and this specialty particularly strives to save an infected tooth and maintains its integrity in the dental arch. The course is an important one that offers many career scopes for the candidates after its successful completion.
Those who want to train themselves in the restoration, rehabilitation and maintenance of the dentition, to promote a conducive learning environment through appropriate leaching methodologies and assessment tools are good suit for it.
Candidates those who want to develop a critical mind for reading and understanding scientific literature and manufacturer's advertising claims.
Applicants willing of joining government organizations like Public Health Foundation of India or other government and private-owned dental hospitals also are good match for it.
Students those who want to undertake independent research and to develop an attitude towards practice of innovative treatment protocols also are suitable for it.
How is M.D.S. Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics Course Beneficial?
The course is beneficial to the diagnosis and treatment of squeal of dental caries and includes the techniques and procedures to restore the teeth to full function & appearance in an aesthetically pleasing manner with as little loss of healthy tooth structure as possible.
It also provides knowledge regarding to perform root canal treatment and associated surgical procedures to rid the tooth of its offending malady; the treatment provided include various fillings, root canal treatment surgical endodontics, endodontic implants, bleaching, & management of traumatized teeth.
The Course is also beneficial for further studies such as Ph.D. etc. as it gives good and solid base for it.
In the case of candidates with interest towards teaching profession, they can look for jobs as lecturers in government/ private dental colleges.