Periodontics is the science dealing with the health and diseases of the investing and supporting structures of the teeth and oral mucous membrane. The course shall be of three years duration.
The syllabus for the theory of Periodontology should cover the entire field of the subject and the following topics are used as guidelines.
Applied anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, pathology, microbiology, pharmacology and biostatistics
Research methodology, infectioncontrol, dental radiology, ethics in dentistry, etiopathogenesis
Clinical periodontology includes gingival diseases, periodontal diseases, periodontal instrumentation, diagnosis, prognosis and treatment of periodontal diseases
Management of medical emergencies in periodontal practice
Scheme of Examinations
Paper-I: Applied Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Pathology, Microbiology, Pharmacology and Biostatistics
Paper-Ill: Clinical Periodontology and Oral Implantology .
Paper-IV: Essay (Essay on any of the topics in Periodontology with emphasis on recent advances.)