M.DS in Orthodontics


The course of Orthodontics at the master level is a dental area course that deals in with the health and medicine category. The course relates to pedagogic anatomy, growth and development of skull, facial skeleton, dentition and occlusion, malocclusion, preventive and interceptive orthodontics. The course has a huge demand in India as the career prospects associated with it is indeed very lucrative. The course also relates to prenatal counseling about proper oral hygiene for mother and postnatal care of the child.

Eligibility Criteria:

The admission to MDS courses are generally based on an entrance test. The student should have passed his/ her BDS degree i.e., Bachelor of Dental Surgery to be eligible for MDS in Orthodontics. The candidates that are having two to three years of job experience are given privilege during the final admission.

Course Outlook:

MDS i.e., Master of Dental Surgery in Orthodontics is a post graduation course. The course is of three year full time duration.

Job Prospects:

After completing MDS in Orthodontics one can work in the government as well in the private dental hospitals. One can also opt for the post of lecturer in Orthodontics department in various institutes. They can also opt for the research institutes and medical colleges as researchers.  They can also apply for the job in medical services of the army, navy, air force, under the ministry of defense.

Best Places to Pursue:

Tamilnadu Dr. M. G. R Medical University, Chennai

Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Manipal, Karnataka

Dayanand College of Dental Sciences, Bangalore



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10 Responses to “M.DS in Orthodontics”

  1. 10

    i am doing second year bds .i’m interested in doing mds orthodontics pls guide me how to prepare for entrance exam.and if i had an opportunity to go abroad is it fare.

  2. 9
    Kunaal agarwal:

    My rank in comedek entrance exam is 451. I wish to jion MDS for Orthodontics. What are chances. Any other route to get in

  3. 8
    tanuj choudhari:

    plz give me info. about collegs

  4. 7
    smitta soni:

    i have done my BDS from pacific dental college, udaipur. now i want to do diploma course in orthodontics from govt. dental college, delhi. will you please tell me the whole procedure for the same…….?

  5. 6
    smitta soni:

    i want to do diploma course from govt. dental college, delhi. may i know the complete procedure for the same..!

  6. 5
    khan zaki:

    ms/mds seat in govt medical colleges imn maharashtra

  7. 4

    sir i want to do my PG in chennai…iam doing my internship in andhra pradesh. can u tell me the procedure to geta seat in chennai colleges …………plz……….

  8. 3

    after i complet my orthodenti treatment imust put the retaner as much as i live? or how long? thank you very much.

  9. 2

    I am interested in doing MDS in ortho pls tell me the mode of admission both by competition and by mgt quota seats.Kindly let me knoe the fee structure in both condition.kindly reply asap….

  10. 1
    rohit shrivastava:

    what is the fee for mds in orthodontics and whether there is any managemant quota for admission ,if yes than total fees for it.
    please do reply…fast