MDS in Prosthodontics & Crown and Bridge

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Overview

This program is designed to train competent dentists who can diagnose and rehabilitate clinical situations pertaining to partial and complete edentulism with removable or fixed prosthesis including implants. Students will be trained to learn procedural and operative skills in removable, fixed, maxillofacial and implant prosthodontics. Postgraduates are expected to acquire advanced knowledge in all facets of Prosthodontics with higher order skills in analysis, critical evaluation, professional clinical application, the ability to solve complex problems, think rigorously and independently and teat the patients with empathy. The program also provides a strong platform to facilitate academics, research and clinical practice.

Objective

This program will train surgeons with a high degree of competence in prosthodontics, crown and bridge, maxillofacial and implant dentistry, with an emphasis on prevention of edentulism. The program helps – 

  • To develop a scientific temper for scientific research into fundamental and applied prosthodontics. 
  • To strengthen clinical decision making abilities.
  • To enhance their understanding of etiology, clinical manifestations and differential diagnosis of common oral diseases affecting teeth and surrounding structures that could result in edentulism.
  • To impart the ability to diagnose and plan treatments for patients with both partial and complete edentulism.
  • To critically analyse various treatment options and deliver it efficiently based on evidence-based dentistry.
  • To train students in various procedures for oral rehabilitation with the most appropriate prosthodontic modality.
  • To contribute to social needs and to work with empathy with geriatrics. 
  • To have a career in clinical prosthodontics, academics and research.

Highlights

  • Modular teaching

    All teaching learning delivery, including assessment, is defined for every module and as according to DCI requirements

  • Credit-based System

    Learning experience is measured using a credit system for transparency and clarity in the global platform

  • Importance to Formative Assessment

    Periodic assessment assists in both self-improvement and sets goals for achievement. It also helps in program evaluation and feedback for improvement

  • Focus on development of transferrable skills

    Importance is given to communication skills and leadership, which help in transferring learning to action in society

  • Research Focus

    Student research skills are honed and scientific curiosity nurtured, especially since evidence-based dentistry is the backbone of clinical practice

  • Application based learning program Uses application-based learning.
  • Provides interdisciplinary opportunities across engineering, medicine and management faculties.
  • Offers internship, training and placement support with various worldwide universities and industries.
  • Incorporates expert guest lectures from various institutions and industries.
  • Conducts studies in small batches to encourage in-depth learning.
  • Involves Group Projects and a Dissertation as output.

  • We offer accommodation in student hostels on our campus, and even offer third-party off-campus hotels where necessary to ensure students can focus on what matters the most. 
  • Our on-campus facilities include WiFi any time of the day, 24/7.
  • From a host of eateries and laundry facilities, we ensure that students have access to all facilities.
  • We encourage students to participate in co-curricular activities on campus which include sports and cultural events, both at a university level and a faculty level.
  • We help students focus on independent and sponsored research with projects and a dissertation

Structure

Study Domains

  • PSTM

    Programme Specialisation Teaching Module

    Includes a vertical and horizontal integration of the topics of the specialty

  • RM

    Research module

    In addition to classes in Research Methodology, this is a module designed to teach how to conceptualise and execute a research project and disseminate research findings

  • FCM

    Faculty Common Modules

    Courses that add value for all round development of the dental specialist

  • EL

    Elective

    Includes training and a research project in an institution in India or abroad and a teacher training module

Course Progression

Course Credits Study Domain
Preclinical Phase

PGPROS01 Theory Practicals

24 Programme Specialisation Teaching Module PSTM
Clinical photography

PGFCM01 Theory Practicals

1 Faculty Common Modules FCM
Basic and advanced life support

PGFCM02 Theory Practicals

1 Faculty Common Modules FCM
Personality Development and Soft Skills

PGFCM03

1 Faculty Common Modules FCM
Ethics and Professionalism

PGFCM04

1 Faculty Common Modules FCM
Research Methodology

PGRM01

2 Research module RM

Key

  • Theory
  • Tutorials
  • Practicals

Course Credits Study Domain
Clinical Phase Basics – 1

PGPROS02 Theory Practicals

24 Programme Specialisation Teaching Module PSTM
Short term project/Group project

PGRM02 Theory Practicals

6 Research module RM

Key

  • Theory
  • Tutorials
  • Practicals

Course Credits Study Domain
Clinical Phase Basics – 2

PGPROS03 Theory Practicals

24 Programme Specialisation Teaching Module PSTM
Teacher Training Module

PGEM01

1 Elective EL
Library Dissertation

PGRM03

4 Research module RM
Conference presentation

PGRM05

1 Research module RM

Key

  • Theory
  • Tutorials
  • Practicals

Course Credits Study Domain
Clinical Phase Advanced - 1

PGPROS01 Theory Practicals

24 Programme Specialisation Teaching Module PSTM
Training in any other institution in India or Abroad

PGEM02 Theory Practicals

3 Elective EL
Dissertation

PGRM04 Theory Practicals

8 Research module RM

Key

  • Theory
  • Tutorials
  • Practicals

Course Credits Study Domain
Clinical Phase Advanced - 2

PGPROS05 Theory Practicals

24 Programme Specialisation Teaching Module PSTM
Dissertation

PGRM04 Theory Practicals

10 Research module RM
Journal publication

PGRM06

1 Research module RM

Key

  • Theory
  • Tutorials
  • Practicals

Course Credits Study Domain
Clinical Phase Advanced - 3

PGPROS06 Theory Practicals

20 Programme Specialisation Teaching Module PSTM

Key

  • Theory
  • Tutorials
  • Practicals

Details

Programme specialisation Teaching Module (PSTM) 1 — 6

There are two components to this. Component 1 (Continuous Evaluation of Module CEM) for PSTM 1 – 6 includes theory assessment, assignment, clinical assessment, and viva voce.

Component 2 (Programme End Exam CEE) has a theory component, clinical component, pedagogy and viva voce.

Theory component

  • Paper 1 (Applied Basic Sciences): Applied anatomy, Embryology, Growth and Development Genetics, Immunology, Anthropology, Physiology, Nutrition and Biochemistry, Pathology and Microbiology, Virology, Applied Pharmacology, Research Methodology and Biostatistics, Applied Dental Anatomy, Histology, Oral Pathology & Oral Microbiology, Adult and Geriatric psychology. Applied dental materials
  • A written exam at the end of the first year of 3‑hours

Part II

  • Paper 1: Removable Prosthodontics and Implant Supported Prosthosis (Implantology), Geriatric Dentistry and Cranio-facial Prosthodontics
  • Paper II: Fixed Prosthodontics, Occlusion, TMJ, and Aesthetics
  • Paper III: Descriptive and analysing type question
  • A written examination the end of the third year which consists of Paper I, Paper II, and Paper III, each of 3‑hours duration. Paper I and Paper II consist two long answer questions carrying 25 marks each and five questions carrying 10 marks each. Paper III involves answering 2 out of 3 essay questions carrying 50 marks, and questions are on recent advances.

Clinical Component

A structured clinical exam for different exercises assessed for 200 marks.

  • Case discussion and management of a patient in need of dentures for balanced occlusion, including facebow transfer and tracing or impression for implant supported overdenture, including abutment selection (70 marks)
  • Case discussion and performing 3 unit fixed partial dentures, die preparation and wax pattern fabrication (70 marks)
  • Surveying and RPD designing for a given case (60 marks)

Pedagogy and Viva voce Component

A structured viva voce exam for 80 marks and pedagogy for 20 marks conducted during a clinical exam

Research, Faculty Common and Elective Modules

These modules will be assessed as per the norms as specified in the module specification. The assessment for these modules is through tests, presentations or any other method as specified in the module specification

Careers

  • Researcher

  • Specialist Dental Surgeon

  • Clinical Practice

  • Diagnostician

  • Prosthodontist and Implantologist

  • Dental lab supervisor

Admissions

Eligibility

Candidates must have a recognised degree of Bachelor’s in Dental Surgery awarded by a University or institute in India and registered with the State Dental Council. The Candidate must have obtained a provisional or permanent registration and undergone compulsory rotatory internship for a year in an approved and recognised dental college

Application Process

Students seeking admissions are required to appear and qualify in the National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET-MDS) conducted on all India basis.

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PGET Code: D10

All admissions are done through centralised common counselling by the Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA). For details visit: www​.kea​.kar​.nic​.in/​p​g​e​t​2​0​1​9.htm

Foreign/​NRI students seeking admissions are also required to qualify NEET examination conducted on all India basis.

Fees & Scholarships

Government Seats:

  • As per Government of Karnataka for Indian nationals

University Seats:

  • Rs 10,71,800 per annum for Indian nationals

Eligibility

  • The Council may, on payment of the prescribed fee for registration, grant temporary registration for the duration of the post-graduate training restricted to the dental college/​institution to which he or she is admitted for the time being exclusively for post-graduate studies: Provided further that temporary registration to such foreign national shall be subject to the condition that such person is duly registered as medical practitioner in his/​her own country from which he/​she has obtained his/​her basics dental qualification and that his/​her degree is recognized by the corresponding state dental council or concerned authority
  • Equivalence certificate by Association of Indian Universities
  • Should have proof of proficiency in English with a minimum TOEFL score of 8

Application Process

Students seeking admissions are required to appear and qualify in the National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET-MDS) conducted on all India basis.

https://​nbe​.edu​.in,

https://cdn3.digialm.com//EForms/configuredHtml/1815/63027/Index.html

PGET Code: D10

All admissions are done through centralised common counselling by the Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA). For details visit: www​.kea​.kar​.nic​.in/​p​g​e​t​2​0​1​9.htm

Foreign/​NRI students seeking admissions are also required to qualify NEET examination conducted on all India basis.

Fees & Scholarships

NRI/ Foreign Students:

USD 20000 + Other fee Rs.71800 per annum 

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