Dentistry is a course that is opted for by the people who have studied Biology in their intermediate level of education. This course is related to the oral health and hygiene. However, there is special entry requirements; and amongst myriads of dental schools worldwide, a numerous professional degrees are being provided. As far as India is concerned, dentistry training is provided through a BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery) course that ranges for five years. The course though is only for 4 years, after which internship for 1 year is done. As far as dental education is concerned, there were 291 colleges in India out of which 39 are run by the Government while 252 are availed by the Private Sector. So, figures suggest a yearly intake of 23,690 graduates approximately.
Post the degree in Bachelor’s, Master’s degree is what students seek for. Post-graduate training takes three years to get completed and is given in the concerned specialty. MDS or Master of Dental Surgery is offered in the following subjects: Prosthodontics, Periodontics, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Conservative Dentistry & Endodontic, Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics, Oral Pathology & Microbiology, Community Dentistry, Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry & Oral Medicine Diagnosis and Radiology. Dental admission in India or Dental education in the country is being regulated by a national council, called, the Dental Council of India.
Bangalore, as we all know, is metropolitan city that has been growing since it got founded. This city is quite great for the people who do want to explore their selves in various arenas of life and profession alike. Dentist is also one of the professions who do get a lot of support from this part of the country. Various colleges are here; to name a few dental colleges in Bangalore: AJ institute of Dental Sciences, Al Badar Dental College & Hospital, Al Ameen Dental College and others. So, to become a health care expert explore this profession!