With the dates of NEET MDS Counseling and Choice Locking approaching, aspirants seeking admission through NEET MDS must be going through a state of anxiety and mental pressure.

Selection of a Speciality/Discipline is quite a tough decision and blindly selecting any Discipline without being aware of the nature of work involved in that field and its future scope is not a wise approach.

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This blog will familiarize you with the Future Scope, Nature of work and other Essential skills for MDS in Pedodontics & Preventive Dentistry discipline.

What does Pedodontics & Preventive Dentistry Deal With?

Pedodontics & Preventive Dentistry as a Discipline deals with providing Primary and Comprehensive Preventive & Therapeutic Oral HealthCare to infants and children through Adolescence.

Pediatric Dentists are concerned with promoting Dental Health of Children, Advising and Counseling parents, providing services such as Fillings, Extractions and Preventative Managements including the Use of Fluoride, Instruction in Proper Diet and Practice of Oral Hygiene.

Pediatric Dentists are concerned with educating Children about the Importance of Oral Health Care, importance of Brushing, Flossing and appropriate Nutrition, thereby setting a stage for a lifetime of Great Oral Hygiene.

As a part of the course, Pediatric Dentists are taught ways of making a Dental visit less traumatic for younger patients.

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MDS Pedodontics & Preventive Dentistry – Essential Skills

Those aspiring to become Pediatric Dentists should possess the skills of understanding child behavior and anxiety and should be capable of effectively communicating and managing children showing apprehensive behavior and should possess empathy and a friendly personality.

Pediatric Dentists must be aware that the dental requirements of children are quite different from adults.

Also Read: Online Counseling Schedule for NEET MDS 2017 Released

MDS Pedodontics & Preventive Dentistry – Future Scope

Pediatric Dentistry is gaining immense popularity among the aspirants since it offers numerous employment opportunities nowadays and offers diversity in Clinical work.

Pediatric Dentistry provides the opportunity of pursuing future studies such as PhD.

This Discipline offers opportunities in Government & Private Dental Institutions, attachment with Hospitals, Polyclinics and Multi-Speciality Clinics.

For those desirous of going into Academics, the Discipline also offers opportunities for getting recruited as Lecturers & Professors in Dental Colleges.

Numerous opportunities in Railways, Defense Services, Ordnance Factories and Healthcare panels of different companies also exists.

Above all, this discipline offers the opportunity of setting up one’s own Dental Clinic.

Numerous Studies have revealed that 94.4 % opt this Discipline owing to Diversity of Clinical work, 65% of Postgraduates opt this Discipline for easy employment in Future while 38.1% opt this discipline since it pays better than other branches.

Inference that can be drawn from this studies is that majority of the Postgraduates opt this discipline as a career as they were inclined towards doing clinical work that incorporates all aspects of different disciplines and consequently facilitates leading an easy and lucrative employment in future.

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