Prosthodontics is the dental specialty pertaining to the diagnosis, treatment planning, rehabilitation and maintenance of the oral function, comfort, appearance and health of patients with clinical conditions associated with missing or deficient teeth and/or maxillofacial tissues using biocompatible substitutes. The course shall be of three years duration.
A strict division of the subject may not be possible and some overlapping of subjects is inevitable. Students should be prepared to answer overlapping subjects.
The concept of health care counseling shall be in corporated in all relevant areas.
Applied general anatomy of the head and neck, oral and dental anatomy and histology
Applied general and oral physiology, pharmacology and therapeutics, general and oral pathology and microbiology, microbiology
Research methodology, biostatistics
Medical emergencies & management
Ethics in dentistry
Applied dental material sciences
Removable prosthodontics and oral implantology
Fixed partial prosthodontics, occlusion, tmj and aesthetics
Prosthodontic treatment modalities
Scheme of Examinations
Written Examination (Theory)
Paper-I: Applied Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology and Dental Materials
Paper-II: Removable Prosthodontics and Oral Implantology
Paper-Ill: Fixed Prosthodontics