Conservative Dentistry Top Colleges, Syllabus and Jobs/Career Scope

Conservative Dentistry is concerned with the prevention and treatment of diseases and injuries that originate in the teeth. In this type of medication, diseased or fractured teeth are restored with materials that are biologically acceptable. Endodontics is the science of prevention and treatment of pulp diseases. This specialty pertains to saving infected teeth and maintaining their strength and integrity in the dental sector.

Conservative Dentistry covers the techniques and procedures employed in restoring ailing teeth to full function and appearance. The course trains candidates in performing root canal treatments and associated surgical procedures to rid the tooth of maladies. The course’s curriculum covers subjects such as fillings, root canal treatments, surgical endodontics, endodontic implants, bleaching and management of traumatized teeth


Highlights


Course NameConservative Dentistry
Course LevelMDS in Conservative Dentistry (Post Graduate)
Duration
3 years
Examination Type
Semester System
Eligibility
  1. The student should have completed his/her BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)degree recognized by the Dental Council of India with a minimum aggregate score of 55%.
  2. Some colleges offer admission through entrance exam selection process
Top RecruitersHospitals, Clinics, Consultancy Services, Dental Colleges, Multi-Specialty Clinics, Indian Council of Medical Research
Top Job/Career ProfilesDentist, Oral Surgeon, Dental lab Technician, Orthopedist, Defense Services, Multi-Specialty Clinics, Polyclinics  etc.



Eligibility


CourseEligibility
MDS in Conservative Dentistry (3 years)
  1. The student should have completed his/her BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)degree recognized by the Dental Council of India with a minimum aggregate score of 55%.
  2. Some colleges offer admission through entrance exam selection process



Top Recruiters

  • Fortis Healthcare
  • MAX Healthcare
  • Care Hospitals
  • Indian Council of Medical Research
  • Apollo Hospitals
  • Kailash Hospital
  • Defense Services
  • Healthcare Panels (Companies)
  • Multi-Specialty Clinics
  • Polyclinics
  • Private Practice


Admission Process

The process of admission to the course may vary across institutes. Some institutes conduct their own entrance exams for admission, while some select students on the basis of their score at the level of graduation, completed from a recognized college/university.

Most colleges/universities in India base their criterion of selection on the candidate’s performance in a relevant national-level entrance exam.


Syllabus Course


Year 1

Applied Anatomy of Head and Neck
Conservative Dentistry
Endodontics


Year 2

Conservative Dentistry
Endodontics
Essay


Year 3

Clinicals
Clinicals
Clinical Exercise III
Viva Voce


Skills Required

  • Good communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Innovative skills
  • Helping nature
  • Caring nature
  • Good manual dexterity and a steady hand.
  • Good Knowledge in the field of oral science


Top Entrances


Career


Job/Career ProfileJob DescriptionAverage Salary/Year
Dentist
A dentist removes tooth decay, fills cavities, and repairs fractured teeth. They diagnose and treat problems with patients' teeth, gums, and related parts of the mouth. They provide advice and instruction on taking care of the teeth and gums and on diet choices that affect oral health.
3-6 lakhs
Oral Surgeon
An Oral Surgeon follows procedures that include repairing injuries due to facial trauma, reconstruction to correct birth defects, and treatment of malignant cysts and tumors in the mouth and neck area.
5-7 lakhs
Dental lab Technician
They replace partial or total loss of natural teeth by constructing partial or full dentures, which are either metal or non-metal. They restore natural teeth by fabricating crowns and bridges. Also, they correct dental irregularities by manufacturing fixed or removable teeth appliances.
2-4 lakhs
Orthopedist
An Orthopedist focuses on the diagnosis, care, and treatment of patients with disorders of the bones, joints, muscles, ligaments, tendons, nerves, and skin
8-10 lakhs


FAQ's


Q: Which are the good colleges to pursue PG in Conservative Dentistry?

A: Some of the top good colleges are mentioned below:


Q: What is Conservative Dentistry?

A: Conservative Dentistry is concerned with the prevention and treatment of diseases and injuries that originate in the teeth. In this type of medication, diseased or fractured teeth are restored with materials that are biologically acceptable. Endodontics is the science of prevention and treatment of pulp diseases.


Q:  What is the starting salary in a career in Conservative Dentistry?

A: The average starting salary is around 3.5 to 4 Lakhs per annum


Q: What is the minimum qualification required for a course in Conservative Dentistry?

A: The minimum qualification is mentioned below:

  1. The student should have completed his/her BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)degree recognized by the Dental Council of India with a minimum aggregate score of 55%.
  2. Some colleges offer admission through entrance exam selection process


Q: What are the top entrances for a degree in Conservative Dentistry?

A: The top entrances are mentioned below:


Q: Who are the top recruiters in the field of Conservative Dentistry?

A: Some of the top recruiters are mentioned below:

  • Fortis Healthcare
  • MAX Healthcare
  • Care Hospitals
  • Indian Council of Medical Research


Q: What is the top career scope in the field of Conservative Dentistry?

A: The popular career/job profiles are mentioned below:

  • Dentist
  • Oral Surgeon
  • Dental lab Technician
  • Orthopedist


Q: What is the Admission Process for Conservative Dentistry?

A: The process of admission to the course may vary across institutes. Some institutes conduct their own entrance exams for admission, while some select students on the basis of their score at the level of graduation, completed from a recognized college/university.

Most colleges/universities in India base their criterion of selection on the candidate’s performance in a relevant national-level entrance exam.


Q: What is the duration of a course in Conservative Dentistry?

A: The duration of the course is 3 years


Q: Can I get direct admission into a course in Conservative Dentistry?

A: There are institutes where there is direct admission which is based on the candidate's performance at the entrance exam. But there are also some institutions or universities that provide direct admission on merit basis.


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