BDS in Periodontics is a 5-year graduation in dentistry. MDS in Periodontics is a 3- year postgraduate program in dentistry. This branch of dentistry deals with diseases of the supporting and investing structures of the teeth including the gums, cemented and periodontal membranes, and alveolar bone.
The course’s curriculum covers the concepts and processes involved in identifying the techniques aimed at preventing the occurrence of and curing the spread of damage already caused by oral infection.
Students enrolled in the course are offered the opportunity to contribute as qualified dentists to the field of health care. Some of the treatment methods carried out by Periodontists include scaling and root planning, gum surgeries, curettage in dentistry, and alveolar bone surgeries.
A General Dentist may be able to treat gingivitis, the mildest version of gum disease, but more advanced forms of the disease call for a visit with a Board-certified Periodontist. Equipped with extensive training and expertise, Periodontists can step in to perform surgical and non-surgical procedures to address periodontal diseases.
Must have a recognized degree of BDS awarded by an Indian University in respect of recognized Dental College.
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FEES AND FUNDING
As declared by the fees fixation committee of Government of Karnataka