Reference Books for All India MDS Entrance Exam


MDS Entrance Exam is based on the topics covered in BDS course like Dental Pharmacology, Oral Surgery, Pedodontics, Roentgenology, etc. Aspirants can refer books related to these topics while preparing for the entrance test.

Main Topics Covered under All India MDS Entrance Exam

  • Crown & Bridge Conservative Dentistry
  • Dental Material
  • Endodontics
  • General and Dental Pharmacology and Therapeutics
  • General and Oral Human Anatomy
  • General and Oral Pathology and Microbiology
  • General Human Physiology and Biochemistry
  • General Medicine
  • General Surgery
  • Oral Medicine (Oral Diagnosis)
  • Oral Surgery
  • Orthodontics
  • Pedodontics
  • Periodontics
  • Preventive and Community Dendistry
  • Prosthodontics
  • Roentgenology

Books for General and Oral Human Anatomy

  • Orbans Oral Histology &Embryology by S.N Bhasker
  • Wheelers Dental Anatomy, Physiology and Occlusion by Major M Ash
  • Anatomy by Petter L. Williams Gray
  • Textbook of Physiology by Guyton
  • Review of Medical Physiology by Ganong
  • Human physiology by Vander
  • Concise Medical Physiology by Choudhari
  • Human Physiology by Chaterjee
  • Human Physiology for BDS students by A.K. Jain

Books for General Human Physiology and Biochemistry

  • Textbook of Medical Physiology by Guyton,
  • Applied Physiology by Cyril A Keele and Eric Neil
  • Physiological Basis of Medical Practice by John B. West
  • Textbook of Biochemistry for Medical Students by AVSS Rama Rao
  • Review of Medical Physiology by Ganong

Books on Dental Material

  • Science of Dental Materials by Kenneth J. Anusavice
  • Applied Dental Materials by Anderson
  • Dental Metallurgy and non-metallic materials by E.A Smith
  • Restorative dental materials by Craig
  • Dental materials by P.K Basu
  • Chemistry and Metallurgy of Dental Materials by Cambel Smith

Books for General and Oral Pathology and Microbiology

  • Textbook of Pathology by A. Critchie
  • Pathologic basis of Disease by Cotfxan Kumar Roffins Robbins
  • Pathology by John M Issane Andersons
  • Textbook of Bacteriology by Fair brothers
  • Bacteriology & Immunology for students of medicine by Biggers
  • Medical Bacteriology by N.C. Dey
  • Textbook of Microbiology by R. Ananthanarayan & C.K. Jayaram Panicker
  • Bacteriology for dental students by T.H. Merville & G.Lslack
  • Bacteriology for students of Dental surgery by R.B Lucas & Ivor R.H Kramer
  • Oral Microbiology & Infections Disease by Burnett & Scharp
  • Text Book of Microbiology by Ananthanarayan R and Jayaram Paniker C.K

Books for General and Dental Pharmacology and Therapeutics

  • Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapeutics by R.S Satoskar.Kale Bhandarkars
  • Basic and clinical pharmacology by Bertam G. Katzung
  • Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapetics  by Satoskar R.S &Bhandarkar
  • Clinical pharmacology by Laurence D.R
  • Essentials of Medical pharmacology by Tripathi K.D

Books for General Medicine

  • Principles &Practice of Medicine by Edward Christopher
  • Clinical methods by Swash Michael
  • Principles of Internal Medicine by Wilson Tean ,D Harrison

Books for General Surgery

  • Short practice of surgery by Charles V. Mann, Bailey & Loves
  • A Manual on Clinical Surgery by S. Das

Books for Preventive and Community Medicine

  • Better health through preventive Dentistry by Billings M.L
  • Community Dentistry by Clifford Dummet
  • Dental Public Health by Jodffery Black
  • Fluoride & Dental Fluorosis by Myers
  • Preventive Dentistry by Forrest J.O
  • Preventive Dentistry by Muller & Hine
  • Preventive medicine & Public Health by Sparks
  • Preventive medicine for the doctor in his community by Lavell & Clark
  • Principles of Dental Public Health by J.m.Dunning

Books for Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge Conservative Dentistry

  • Boucher’s Prosthodontic treatment for edentulous patients by George A. Zarb
  • Clinical Dental Prosthetics by Fenn H.R.B
  • Clinical Removable Prosthodontics by Stewart Kenneth L
  • Complete Prosthodontics: Problems,Diagnosis and Management by Grant Alam A.
  • Contemporary Fixed Prosthodontics by Rosentiel Stephen F
  • Crowns & Bridges – a Clinical Hand Book by Inlays
  • Dental Crowns & Bridges –Design Preparation by Berned G. N. Smith
  • Essentials of Complete Denture Prosthesis by Winkler Sheldon
  • Mc Cracken’s Removable Partial prosthodontics by Mcgivney Glen P
  • Partial Dentures by Osborne John
  • Removable Partial Dentures, by Renner Robert P
  • Removable Partial Prosthodontics, by Grasso Joseph E & Miller Earnest L
  • Syllabus of Complete Dentures by Heartwell Charless M
  • Tylman’s Theory & Practice of Fixed Prosthodontics by Willam F.P. Malone

Books for Orthodontics

  • Contemporary Orthodontics by William R. Profit
  • Hand Book of Orthodontics by Moyers Robert E.
  • Orhtodontics for Dental Students by T.C. White & J.H. Gardiner
  • Orthodontics – Principles & Practice by Graber T.M
  • The Design Construction and use of Removable Orthodontic Appliances by C. Phillip Adams

Books for Oral Surgery

  • Text Book of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery by Gustav O. Kruger
  • Cysts of the Oral Region by Shear M
  • Extraction of Teeth by Geoffrey L. Howe
  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery by Archer W.H

Books for Periodontics

  • Advanced Periodontal Disease – Surgical & Prosthetic Management by John F. Prichard
  • Basic Periodontology by Bryon Wade A
  • Essentials of Periodontology & Periodontics by Torquil Macphee
  • Glickman’s Periodontology by Fermin A. Carrauze
  • Periodontal Therapy by Goldman H.M
  • Periodontics – A concept – Theory & Practice, Ballint Orban
  • Periodontology – Diagnosis & Treatment by Frank E. Benbe
  • The Practice of Periodontia by Sydney Sorbin

Books on Endodontics

  • Endodontic Practice – Grossman.
  • Principles of Endodontics – Munford
  • Endodontics – Ingle

Books on Pedodontics

  • Clinical Pedodontics – Finn
  • Handbook of Clinical Pedodontics – Kenneth D

Books on Oral Medicine (Oral Diagnosis) and Roentgenology

  • Oral Medicine, Diagnosis & Treatment by Malcolm A. Lynch
  • Oral Radiology, Principles & Interpretation by Paul W. Goaz & Stuart C. White
  • Dental Roentgenology, by LeRoy M.Ennis

Apart from these books, one can make use of different e-books available online while preparing for the entrance test.



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