Department of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics
|Program||Level of study||Annual Intake||Duration Of Study|
|PG||M. D. S.||08||3 years|
Postgraduate Residency Program:
- The goal of Orthodontics residency programme is to provide advanced education in the subject to highly qualified graduate dentists who are interested in a career of specialized practice, teaching and research.
- The programme requires a minimum of three academic years for completion. A high level of advanced clinical skills and completion of a curriculum broadly representative of basic and applied science is required. Original research and a dissertation in any of the related fields are required. The principles of scientific research design and evaluation are emphasized.
- The programme devotes a considerable portion of time to advanced basic science courses specially organized to serve as a prerequisite to the thorough understanding of the clinical problems in Orthodontics. In the clinical area, the student is exposed to different therapeutic philosophies through independent study, demonstrations and practice.