Pharmacology is the branch of science which deals with the study of drugs and their interaction with the human body. This subject is taught in the 2nd year of BDS Professional studies. The academic staff share a commitment to top-quality teaching which emphasizes general principles and integrates into it the latest findings of modern research.
Science of Dental Materials is one of the many required courses in the Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) Program. It is important to understand the fundamental properties, composition, chemistry of dental product, behavior of dental materials in the delivery of quality patient care. A dentist must understand why specific materials behave as they do and why they are used for certain application in certain locations to treat the oral-dental diseases.
The subject of pathology is the science which deals with the study and diagnosis of diseases afflicting the normal healthy cells. The department of pathology has separated the subject into three main categories: General pathology, Special pathology and Microbiology. The division of the subject helps to focus more on each area. Separate labs/experiments and tutorials are conducted for each division.
Community dentistry is a subject taught by the department of Public Health. Oral health problems are a major health dilemma in our society. This is mostly due to lack of oral health awareness amongst the population especially those with low socio-economic status. The goal of this dental specialty is to increase oral health awareness in our society thereby preventing the occurrence of such problems.