SPECIALITIES RECOGNIZED FOR M.D.S. COURSE
Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge and Oral Implantology is that branch of Dental art and science pertaining to the restoration and maintenance of oral function, health, comfort and appearance by the replacement of mission or lost natural teeth and associated tissues either by a fixed and removable artificial substitute.
Periodontology and Oral Implantology is the science dealing with the health and diseases of the investing and supporting structures of the teeth and oral mucous membrane.
Oral & Maxillofacial surgery and implantology deals with the diagnosis and surgical and adjunctive treatment of diseases, injuries and defects of the human jaws and associated oral and facial structures.
Conservative dentistry deals with prevention and treatment of the diseases and injuries of the hard tissues and the pulp of the tooth and associated periapical lesions.
Orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics deals with prevention and correction of oral anomalies and malocclusion and the harmonizing of the structures involved so that the dental mechanisms will function in a normal way.
Oral Pathology deals with the nature of oral diseases, their causes, processes, and effects. It relates to the clinical manifestation of oral diseases to the physiologic and anatomic changes associated with these diseases.
Paedontics and preventive dentistry deals with prevention and treatment of oral and dental ailments that may occur during childhood.
Community Dentistry is the science and art of preventing and controlling Dental diseases and promoting Dental Oral health through organized community efforts.
Oral Medicine is that specialty of dentistry concerned with the basic diagnostic procedures and techniques useful in recognizing the diseases of the oral tissues of local and constitutional origin and their medical management. Radiology is a science dealing with x-rays and their uses in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases in relation to orofacial diseases.