MDS in Prosthodontics

About the MDS in Prosthodontics

Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS) is one of the flag bearers of health science education and research in Pakistan. Manifested from the mission of the University, DUHS is continuously upgrading its research themes for in the progressively evolving field of Prosthodontics.

The Master of Dental Surgery (MDS) program in Prosthodontics is a specialized postgraduate degree designed to provide advanced training and expertise in the restoration and replacement of missing teeth and oral structures. Prosthodontics focuses on the diagnosis, treatment planning, and fabrication of dental prostheses, including crowns, bridges, dentures, and dental implants. Here’s a brief introduction to the MDS program in

1. Specialized Training: The MDS program in Prosthodontics offers specialized training in the field of prosthodontics, covering both fixed and removable prosthodontics. Students learn advanced techniques for restoring oral function, esthetics, and comfort for patients with missing or damaged teeth.

2. Clinical Experience: Clinical training is a key component of the MDS program in Prosthodontics. Under the guidance of experienced prosthodontists, students diagnose and treat patients requiring complex prosthodontic interventions. They learn to design, fabricate, and fit various dental prostheses while ensuring optimal function and esthetics.

3. Research Opportunities: Research is an integral part of the MDS program, allowing students to explore advancements in prosthodontic materials, techniques, and technologies. Students may undertake research projects, write thesis, and present their findings at conferences, contributing to the evidence base in prosthodontics.

4. Interdisciplinary Collaboration: Prosthodontic treatment often involves collaboration with other dental specialties such as oral surgery, periodontics, orthodontics, and endodontics. The MDS program encourages interdisciplinary interactions, preparing students to work collaboratively with other dental professionals to address complex cases comprehensively.

In summary, the MDS program in Prosthodontics provides dental professionals with specialized training and expertise in the restoration and replacement of missing teeth and oral structures, preparing them for rewarding careers as prosthodontists and contributing to advancements in dental prosthetics through research and clinical practice.

Program Highlights


4 years

Type of Study

Full time

Study System

Semesters system

Credit Hours

12 Credit hours each for 1st semester of coursework
9 Credit hours each from 2nd to 8th Semester
(including 06 credit hours for thesis)
Total Credit Hours : 75

Study Hours Distribution

Study per Semester = 16 weeks
Examination = 2 weeks
Semester Break = 2 weeks

Working Days = 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Fridays = 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Teaching Hours Distribution

Lecture hours/ Facilitation / Self Directed
Studies/ Lab training/ Clinical Rotations

Assessment of Student

Continuous Internal Assessment = 30 %
Final Examination = 70%
Total = 100%

Teaching Institution

School of Postgraduate Studies

Degree Awarding Institution

Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi

Eligibility Criteria

Following is the eligibility​ criteria for 2023-2024 admission cycle for MDS in Prosthodontics:

Fees and Financial information

The following is the Fee structure of the MDS in Prosthodontics program as of 2023-2024

Fee TypeAmount
Admission FeePKR 35,000
Semester FeePKR 101,200
Lab Charges per SemesterPKR 10,000
Security DepositPKR 10,000
TotalPKR 156,200

Admission Process

Every stage of our admissions process is aimed at identifying the aspects of your academic trajectory and personal ambitions

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