Master of Dental Sciences [MDS] - Jobs, Scope, Salary and Placements

Job, Scope, Salary and Placement Opportunities for Master of Dental Surgery:

M.D.S. Jobs Types

  • Dental Surgeon
  • Dental Assistant
  • Dental Hygienist
  • Medical Representative
  • Sales Representative
  • Dental Lab Technician
  • Ceramist
  • Public Health Specialist
  • Professors & Home Tutor
  • Private Practitioner
  • Forensics & Oral Pathologist

One can acquire skills in advanced techniques and methods pertaining to dental care and correction. It provides a high degree of clinical proficiency in the subject matter and develops a competence in research and its methodology. Dentists help people maintain their health and appearance and as such are looked upon with great respect. Candidates undergoing Dentistry courses can also get lucrative placement in overseas dental hospitals, treatment centers, and nursing homes. They can also set up their independent dentistry facilities in foreign cities and towns as well. M.D.S. Dental Degree Course enables one to become a registered Dental Specialist.

The pay in private institutions for dentists is determined on the basis of their skill and talent. Normally the monthly salary of dentist in private sector ranges from Rs.25000 to Rs 40000. Experienced doctors in the private sector earn a salary ranging from Rs. 25,000 to 1, 50,000 per month. Many dental colleges have their own hospitals and if a candidate proves his potential during the course of studies, they can even get placed in the same institute in which they do their course and will be paid nicely from the starting stage itself.
In the government sector, the initial pay for dentists will be less compared to other sectors. But their salary will increase accordingly, based on the experience they gain. Getting placed in the government sector is really a difficult task. They also need to write a departmental test for promotion, which will increase their pay packages. The fresher in this field can also earn in between Rs.25000 to Rs.30000 as per their performance.

Lots of opportunities are available for dentists in India and in abroad. Many dentists prefer to work abroad because of the pay packages available to them. Their pay packages are high in countries like UK and Australia compared to India. In order to build a lucrative career, the dentists need to really work hard. They should be dedicated to their profession, provide as much service to the patient and provide comfort to them through good treatment.  The satisfaction of the patient determines the growth of the dentist in his professional field. In medical field, dentists are found to be well paid and have better career options abroad. Salary of the dentists will differ according to the country in which they work. Most of the dentists get a pay of around   Rs, 18 to 25lakhs per annum, abroad. The experience and the professional record play an important role in determining the pay of the dentists.