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MDS Course (Master of dental surgery)

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The Degree of MDS is awarded to candidates who have undergone a period of certified study extended over three academic years.

Karnavati School of Dentistry offers postgraduate programme in the specialities of 6 different clinical branches:

Prosthodontics and Crown Bridge

Department of Prosthodontics and Crown and Bridge- Prosthodontics is the branch of dentistry which deals with replacement of missing teeth and structures related to the oral cavity and face. It also specialises in cosmetic dentistry. The treatment procedures include complete and partial dentures, fixed bridges, implant retained dentures and bridges, veneers. It also specialises in replacement of facial structures like eye, nose, ear, etc. due to congenital or acquired conditions. It treats patients with jaw joint issues.For postgraduate students along with treating patients from minor basic treatment to the surgeries, it is mandatory for them to present research paper, thesis & dissertation.

Conservative & Endodontics

Department of conservative dentistry and endodontics focuses on teaching and training undergraduate (BDS) and postgraduate students(MDS) for more than 15 years. Our department focuses on various tooth restorations, smile designing, dental veneers and crowns, surgical & nonsurgical root canal therapy, vital pulp therapy, and regenerative endodontic procedures. Our department uses the latest dental technologies and devices such as Microscope, Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT), dental LASER, dental bleaching unit for the training of our undergraduate and postgraduate dental students.

Along with this, for better knowledge various CDE Conference’s and Workshops are organised for both UG/PG students.


Periodontology or periodontics is the specialty of dentistry that studies supporting structures of teeth, as well as diseases and conditions that affect them. A periodontist is a specialist dentist who treats patients for periodontal-related diseases and conditions. They are involved in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of periodontal disease. Periodontists provide treatments for patients with severe gingival diseases and/or complex medical histories. Periodontists offer a wide range of treatments including root scaling and planning, periodontal surgery, implant surgery and other complex periodontal procedures which is performed mainly by postgraduate students.


Department of Orthodontics deals with correction of mal-aligned teeth, improving the smile and enhancing the facial aesthetics along with achieving functional stability. Latest techniques like self-ligating braces, clear aligners are taught along with conventional as well as surgical orthodontics.

Orthodontics is a subject that cannot be taught just by thee book because it requires knowledge of the entire anatomy, physiology and biochemistry to understand the movement of tooth! We at KSD, get to the very basics of the subject so that our students have a thorough knowledge of how the dentofacial anatomy works. Interactive sessions like seminars, journal club, case presentations, discussion and demonstrations are routinely conducted. The department is a family and that’s how we perceive it.

Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry

The Pediatric and Preventive dentistry department was established in 2006 with the aim of comprehensive training of the undergraduates and was extended for postgraduate students in 2012 to acquire knowledge and skills in order to enable them to effectively deal with the oral health problems encountered in children. The department has child friendly reception area, play area, separate undergraduate and air conditioned postgraduate and isolation sections. It is well equipped with all advanced materials and latest devices like portable rvg, laser, cautery, audio visual aids and also has in-house facility of sedation and general anaesthesia which is unique of its kind.

The department is supervised by qualified and efficient full time faculties who trains the students to deliver full spectrum of high quality treatment needs, fosters community based learning and also encourages academic research activities.

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery of Karnavati School of Dentistry is known to provide best training for its student at both UG and PG levels in major/minor surgical procedures which help them gain necessary knowledge and skills to efficiently treat good number of patients once they enter into private practice.

This department provides diagnosis and treatment of maxillofacial pathologies, trauma, esthetic facial surgery, jaw deformities corrections, apart from the tooth extractions of both simple as well as complex varieties. This branch is considered as a bridge between medical and dental branches, hence this department has best medical/surgical facilities, operation theatre, intensive care unit, separate male and female wards.


At KSD, total 18 seats - 3 seats per department of clinical branches are available.
YES, NEET is a National Entrance Exam which is mandatory to enrol admission for MDS in any college of India.
It consists of 3 years.
In each clinical department, 3 seats are available for MDS. Following are the clinical department:
KSD provides one of the finest infrastructure in the country. It includes fully functional pre-clinic as well as clinic area, dental lab with latest technology, ceramic & chrome lab, processing room, dissection room, audio-visual rooms, a library, and an auditorium. All the classrooms are equipped with unique modern facilities and state-of-the-art equipment.
Classes are scheduled from 9 am to 3 pm. It’s an official holiday on 1st & 3rd weekend. Labs are kept open after hours at the request of students if required, safety precautions like masks, aprons, and gloves are all mandatory for the student’s safety.
At KSD, 300+ patient footfall every day for basic treatment.
University Exam 1: First year MDS students have to appear for basic theory exams.
University Exam 2: The final year students have to appear for the exam which comprises of written paper for theory courses and an external examiner for practical courses.


  • NIRF ranking 1st in Gujarat & 37th in India.
  • Academic Collaboration with Boston University & UFPEL.
  • Understanding & Use of latest technological equipment’s.
  • Profound Research Lab with more 450+ published research work & 6000+ Units of Journals
  • EBSCO- Subscription, most comprehensive archive of books & Journals for students.
  • Enormous patient footfall, providing immense experience.