About Course

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery) is a professional undergraduate degree course in the field of dentistry. The duration of the BDS course in India is 5 years, which includes 4 years of academic study and 1 year of mandatory internship.

During the BDS course, students learn about various aspects of dentistry, including oral anatomy, pathology, diagnosis, treatment planning, and various dental procedures. The course curriculum includes both theoretical and practical components, which are designed to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of dentistry.

Year 1:

  • General Human Anatomy including Head and Neck
  • General Human Physiology and Biochemistry
  • Dental Anatomy, Embryology, and Oral Histology
  • Basic Bioinformatics
  • General and Dental Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Year 2:

  • General Pathology and Microbiology
  • Dental Materials
  • General and Dental Pharmacology and Therapeutics
  • General and Dental Radiology

Year 3:

  • General Medicine
  • General Surgery
  • Oral Pathology and Oral Microbiology
  • Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics

Year 4:

  • Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics
  • Prosthodontics and Crown and Bridge
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Periodontology

Year 5:

  • Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry
  • Public Health Dentistry
  • Oral Medicine and Radiology
  • Forensic Odontology

Course Fees

On average, the fees for the BDS course in India range from around Rs. 50,000 to Rs. 6 lakhs per year. Government colleges may charge lower fees compared to private colleges. However, the fees may also vary depending on the state or union territory where the college is located

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