Courses after BDS
BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery) is a graduate program that students pursue to become a dental surgeon. This is one of the most popular courses to pursue the students after MBBS. This is a five-year course and once a student completes this course they are awarded the title of ‘Dr’ and afterwards they have multiple options to choose for their future career. In this article, we will help the students by introducing them to the courses they can pursue after BDS. There is a wide range of alternate courses and career opportunities for students.
MPH after BDS
MPH stands for masters in public health and the students have a lot of opportunities in this course. There is a high demand for people with MPH especially in corporate companies and in government sectors. In this course, the student learns to educate research and spread awareness to make the communities healthy. The public health officer tries to prevent diseases among people and they always promote a healthy lifestyle and motivate people to improve their mental and physical life.
The Pharmacovigilance course consists of the study about the research and prevention of the negative impact of the pharmaceutical products. These officers have the responsibility to make sure that the medicines in the market are of good quality and if someone is distributing harmful medicines then take necessary action. This course is provided to the students to maintain safety in the medicine world and make sure that people do not stop believing in pharmaceutical products.
Oral Biology & Sciences
If you are interested in doing a thorough study about oral science you can approach some reputed university and join into the programs that are given below:
- MSc Oral Pathology & Microbiology
- MSc in Oral Biology
- MSc Oral Sciences
There is a wide variety of subjects in these above courses that the student might find to be career-changing. These subjects range from oral biochemistry, oral immunology, and oral microbiology to biomineralization.
The medical sector is catching a consistent pace in terms of growth and managing hospitals activities is not some easy task to do. The students can make a career in hospital administration after completing their BDS and their career will be both fruitful and promising. The candidate who manages hospital administration has to do tasks like policy-making and implementation so this course consists of a lot of learning. In this course of 2 years, the student will get to know about the healthcare system, hospitals and their network system. It is one of the best career-orientedcourse that has job opportunities in various fields of hospital management.
Dental product design
There are many sophisticated dental products manufactured for performing dental surgeries. The BDS graduates can choose to go into designing of these dental products where they will get expertise with the product development team. The reason this designing process is good for the BDS graduates is that they already know about dental science so they will make something that can fulfil the purpose of the dental produce more precisely than someone who is just a designer and have no dental science knowledge. This designing course consists of the following types of products:
- Dental Patient Chairs
- Dental Operatory Lights
- Delivery Systems
- Operation Cabinetry
- Dental checkup equipment
Nutrition and dietetics
In today’s time, there are a lot of opportunities for dietitians because a healthy diet has become the primal need of the people. BDS graduates can go to some well-known university and take the course of nutrition and dietetics and become a dietitian. There are some certification courses also available such as Nutrition and Fitness Sciences (INFS) that can be beneficial for the BDS graduated for their future career. With this course, the student will not only give health diet plans to the clients but to his/her own family as well. After completing this course the student then goes for the following job roles:
- Sports Nutritionist
- Nutritional Sales Executive
- Therapeutic Dietitian
A lovely smile always consists of good and healthy-looking teeth and everybody wants to look good especially when the smile. Currently, people are more concerned about their looks than ever before. Thus the demand for clinical cosmetologists is increasing on a high scale and the BDS graduates can pursue this course without any issue. The students will learn about cosmetology treatments and they can also start their clinic. The following kinds of treatments are involved in the course of dental cosmetology:
- Cutaneous Peels
- Fat cell grafting for Skin
- Microdermabrasion/ Skin Polishing
- Anti-Ageing and Skin Tightening
- Derma Rollers / Derma Pens
Government job is something that is present in all fields and there are many courses that the BDS graduates can pursue getting government jobs. Many BDS graduates are mostly unaware of the opportunities of job in the government sector and there are places like
- Government hospitals
- Dentist post in Indian railway,
- As a teacher in government colleges
- Army dental corps
There is always a demand for the BDS graduates in these sectors so the students should give it a try because government jobs are something that people always want to get and all fields have a high completion for them. During their tenure in these places, they can gain their knowledge with extensive learning experiences.
BDS graduates have enormous options to choose and this article has discussed some of the best options for them. There is a lot of confusion seen in the BDS graduates when it comes to choosing the right course where they can learn something practical and build their future potential. The medical sector is going through a boom and this is high time that the BDS graduates make use of this golden opportunity. You just need to make the right choice while selecting a course according to your interests. The packages in this industry are handsome so there is no need to worry about that.