IGIDS, SBV

Indira Gandhi Institute of Dental Sciences (IGIDS)

A Constituent College of

SRI BALAJI VIDYAPEETH (SBV), PUDUCHERRY

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Curriculum

UNDER GRADUATION IN BDS and POST GRADUATION IN MDS

The current Undergraduate programme can accommodate 100 students who are trained in basics of this specialty and they will be equipped with knowledge and skill through intensive training to carry out basic treatment in this specialty at the end of the course. They have the first three years of preclinical training in a preclinical laboratory with the centralized gas connection which caters to accommodate 119 students. The undergraduate programme has 19 subjects distributed for over 4 years. Prosthodontic subjects like Dental Materials, Pre Clinical Prosthodontics and Prosthodontics, and Crown & Bridge are taught in the second and final year respectively. The Internship Programme of the final year equips the students to carry out simple Prosthodontics procedures on their own.

The Masters’ programme M D S in Prosthodontics has an admission of three per year. All the postgraduates are trained by professors and senior teachers and are guided and taught to perform specialized procedures in Maxillofacial Prosthodontics and Implant Prosthodontics apart from conventional removable and fixed replacements independently.  They are also motivated to develop the skills needed to perform research and device innovative treatment strategies for the benefit of the patients.

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