PROGRAM

Postgraduate

FIELD

School of Dental Science

DURATION

3 year

LANGUAGE

English

MDS-Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry

The M. D. S. in Pedodontics & Preventive Dentistry is a three year Postgraduate program.  This is a branch of dentistry which looks after the comprehensive oral health needs of children from birth till adolescence. The training includes didactic interaction & exposure to all kinds of real life clinical situations & is based on evidence-based information and utilizes problem-based learning among others.

Program Overview

MDS -Pedodontics & Preventive Dentistry is a three-year post-graduate programme that deals with the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of all aspects of dental diseases related to deciduous and permanent teeth. The coursework of the programme sheds light on the entire oral health needs of a child from their birth to adolescence. It trains students' in assessing the patients' by examining vital signs and rectifying the issue in a comprehensive manner.

The programme includes subjects like Periodontology, Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics, Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthodontics and more. Aspirants under this programme, gain hands-on industry experience in Sharda's Parent Hospital. Final assessments are made based on their performances. Graduates of this programme will be able to contribute to evaluation, planning and implementation at different levels of the dental care system.

2 Years

of working experience

GOALS OF THE PROGRAM

This program aims to prepare dental surgeons who can help the growth and development of a child in physical, mental and emotional intelligence and prevent oral diseases. Students are trained to work with ease on the stomatognathic system in conjunction with the entire body and to understand the etiology of oral diseases that commonly affects the children. This program emphasises the need for behaviour management in the dental treatment of these children. The specific aims are

  • To help students understand the growth and development of the stomatognathic system and overall aspects of the child.
  • To enhance the understanding of the common oral diseases affecting the teeth and the supporting tissues of children through adolescent years, especially the etiology, clinical manifestations and differential diagnoses.
  • To evaluate treatment options and deliver them efficiently using evidence-based dentistry.
  • To analyse the behaviour of children both in the clinical setup and outside in order to inculcate good dental behaviour.
  • To train students in using instruments and techniques for various procedures for oral rehabilitation.
  • To provide opportunities for a career in pediatric dentistry.

ADMISSION CRITERIA

  • BDS or equivalent from institutions recognized by the government of Nepal
  • Registered in Nepal Medical Council
  • Registered in the respective medical council of the applicant's own country for foreign candidates
  • One year experience
  • Candidate should score a minimum of 50% (Pass Marks) in the Entrance Examinations conducted by Medical Education Commission for being eligible to be on the merit list

CANDIDATE SELECTION PROCESS

Eligible candidates should appear for the entrance exam conducted by IOM (It is conducted tentatively on the month of Bhadra according to Nepalese calendar), Exam section and the merit list will be published based on the marks secured in the entrance examination. The candidate selection and admission will then be done following the guidelines set by IOM (on merit basis and post-counseling sessions held by IOM).

Please check notices on website of IOM ( www.iom.edu.np ) for regular updates.

FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

International students should have an eligibility certificate from the concerned authority of their country, a valid student visa (if visa is required to stay in Nepal) and eligibility certificate issued by IoM or Ministry of Education of Nepal.

To get the admission in in this programme, along with all other academic documents and proof of nationality, Indian candidate should also submit eligibility certificate issued from Medical Council of India (MCI), New Delhi, India before admission.

ADMISSION PROCEDURE

After fulfilling the aforementioned criteria, students have to visit CMC College along with the guardians and have to present the original copies of all the academic certificates. Thereafter, students have to fill up necessary documents and agreement papers as per the rules and requirements of CMC.

MEDICAL FITNESS

Successful candidates will have to undergo medical test by a Medical Board constituted by the College and must be declared fit for final admission.

Exam Format

  • Single best response type with Multiple choice questions
  • Four options (A, B, C, D)
  • No. of questions - 200
  • Recall: Understanding: Application – 30:50:20
  • Duration – (3 hours including one-time voluntary toilet break)

Weightage

S.No.SubjectsMarks
Clinical Dental Sciences Subjects
1Oral Medicine and Radiology (10+5)15
2Oral and Maxillofacial15
3Periodontics15
4Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics (7+8)15
5Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics15
6Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry15
7Prosthodontics and Maxillofacial Prosthetics (Removable Prostho + Fixed Prosthodontics + Maxillofacial Prosthetics) (8+6+1)15
8Public Health Dentistry + Community Medicine and Biostatistics (5+5)10
9Oral Pathology and Microbiology10
10Dental Implantology5
Sub-Total 130
Basic Medical Sciences
11Anatomy5
12Physiology5
13Pathology5
14Pharmacology5
15Biochemistry5
16Microbiology5
 Sub-Total30
17Oral Biology5
18Dental Materials5
19Forensic Odontology5
20General Medicine5
21General Surgery5
22Anesthesia5
23NMC CPD Topics (Medical ethics, rational use of drugs, infection prevention, BLS/ACLS, communication skills, medical emergencies in dental practices and practice management in dentistry)10
Total 200

 

DRESS CODE

Students should be in the prescribed dress code of the institute in college/hospital premises. No student will be allowed to enter the college compound without proper uniform in college days. CMC believes appropriate dressing is important for creation of positive learning environment.

Students of Nursing (Master of Nursing, Bachelor of Nursing and BSc Nursing) *

  • Shirt (Light-Cream, Hawk-Design No. 34)
  • Tie (As MBBS-Students’)
  • Pant (Blue Black-Jelbrow or Blue Black-BSLA)
  • Black Shoe

[*Dress-code for Nursing Students while in clinical practice at hospitals– ]

Students-MBBS/BDS

  • Shirt (Sky Blue)
  • Tie
  • Pant (Blue Black-Jelbrow or Blue Black-BSLA)
  • Black Shoe
  • White Socks

Dress-code for Nursing Students while in clinical practice at hospitals – Dark Blue Scrub

Students-BSc MIT

  • Shirt (Light-Purple, Hawk-Design No. 69)
  • Tie
  • Pant (Blue Black-Jelbrow or Blue Black-BSLA)
  • Black Shoe
  • White Socks

Students-BMLT

  • Shirt (Light Greenish/ Ash, Hawk-Design No. 32)
  • Tie (As MBBS-Students’)
  • Pant (Blue Black-Jelbrow or Blue Black-BSLA)
  • Black Shoe
  • White Socks

*College will announce the date for winter and summer dress. 

CONTACT DETAILS

Email : admission@cmc.edu.np
Hospital
Bharatpur-10, Chitwan
Phone:+977 056-532933

College
Kailashnagar, Bharatpur-5, Chitwan
Phone:+977 056-520172