BDS Course Details
Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) course is 4 year degree course and 1 year Internship course which is run under the aegis of Dental Council of India which was constituted on 12th April 1949 under an Act of Parliament - the Dentists Act, 1948 (XVI of 1948). The Dental Council of India runs under the aegis of Department of Health, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India, New Delhi.
After M.B.B.S., Bachelor of Dental Surgery is one the most sought after course in the field of medical science. B.D.S. enables one to become a Dentist. Dental Courses comprise didactic lectures, demonstrations, group discussions, seminars, clinical work and conferences.
As the population of the country is becoming more literate by the day the importance of dental care and cosmetics is now seeing the light of dawn. More and more people are now turning to dentists to get there treatment done.
While there is only one human body, two eyes, two ears, one nose but there are 32 teeth; each of them as important as any other organ and vulnerable to disease as individual organs.
Considering the increased population in our country and the ratio set by WHO between the population and the Dentists, more number of Dental Surgeons are required in the country.
This offers an excellent professional opportunity to those who have both scientific background and artistic bend of mind, because Dentistry is a mixture of scientific knowledge and artistic skills.