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training helpful during college for becoming a Dentist
One enters an Undergraduate course in Dentistry after clearing Entrance tests for seats in various private andgovenment Dental Colleges and Hospitals in the country.Once in college it is a period of hardwork, dedication , sincerity , guile and working towards becoming a good Dental Surgeon.
Training during the graduation course is divided into 4 years with yearly exams. It comprises of Theory, Practicals, Lab Work, Pre - Clinical work and Clinical work on Patients.
In the first year you have General Anatomy dealing with Human Body and parts. You disect dead bodies and know about the details of the body , esp bones, muscles, their attachments, nerves , arteries , eins and their drainage etc. Then comes Human Physiology that deals with the normal functioning of the body and the normal parameters of a human being. Biochemistry deals with the different biomolecules of life and its metabolism and catabolism. Another subject to study in the first year of dentistry is Dental anatomy and histology, that teaches you the shape and features of every singh tooth. the time of their eruption and shedding and the various stages of tooth development.
In the second year it's more about Pre- clinical work . In the field of Prosthetics where you learn to make Dentures (Artifical teeth and related structures), Conservative Dentistry where you learn how to save teeth and fill cavities on models resembling actual tooth structures. You the have Dental Materials where you learn about different materials and products used in the field of dentistry and also how to use them in practical. You have General Human Pathology and Microbiology where you learn about different abnormalities, diseases and how they present themselves including their processes. You have Pharmacology also in this year which deals with the study of pharmaceutical drugs, their actions, excretion , bioavailibility , interactions, efeects and side effects.
Now coming to the third year of Dentistry is what most students look at, since it is at this time that you can actually work on patients and learn real life dentistry. You have General Medicine and Surgery as subjects that deal with the pathology, etiology , incidence and management etc of diseases in general relating to the entire human body. You also have a subject called Preventive and Community Dentistry that deals with diseases and condition relating to polpulations and society., methods to prevent dental disease and causing awareness among communities and the population related to Dental Health. Thisfield also carries out surveys and plans health at the village, state, national and international Level.Then you have a very importatnt subject for Dentists ie Oral Pathology and Microbiology that gives an insight into the various diseases of the teeth , mouth and related structures.
that brings us to the final year of Dental Surgery which has Theory and Clinicals in 7 subjects namely Oral Medicine & Radiology, Pedodontics(Child dentistry), Orthodontics( Braces etc) , Prosthodontics(artifical teeth) , Periodontics (Gum Diseases etc) , Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics ( saving tooth structure and tooth with fillings, RCT)
and Oral Surgery ( Extraction of teeth and other oral surgeries).
Once you are through this then you have 1 year of compulosy rotating Internship where you work and learn with a free hand in all these departments before the Degree is conferred to you.
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