NEET MDS - How to Prepare For Complete Denture?

Prosthodontics is a vast subject which requires extensive study, the humungous syllabus of Prosthodontics deters students from remembering the subject effectively. For the convenience of students we have divided Prosthodontics into three parts: Complete Denture, Removable Partial Denture, and Fixed Partial Denture. The article aims to cater to the needs of aspiring students aiming to ace the NEET MDS exam. 

Given below are the list of Questions MERITERS experts will answer that are essential for an effective and efficient preparation:

  1. What is the subject wise Weightage?
  2. Which Books to refer?
  3. How much Time should be allocated to the subject?
  4. How much Time should be allocated to each Topic?
  5. How many times should the subject be Revised?
  6. What is the Ideal time to Start the subject?
  7. What are the Important Topics for NEET MDS?
  8. Types of Questions asked?


What is the subject wise Weightage?



Standard Books to Refer:


How much Time should be allocated for the Subject?

  • Theory reading 1-2 Days
  • MCQ Practice- 1 week

How much Time should be allocated to each Topic?

  • Theory reading 2-3 Hours
  • MCQ Practice-  6-8 Hours

How many Times should the subject be Revised?

  • 4-6 times revision is required

What is the Ideal time to Start the subject?

  • 4th quarter of the preparation 
  • After completing 17-19 subjects


Complete Denture - Important Topics

Impression Procedures
  • Introduction
Impression techniques
  • Classification of impression materials on the basis of technique
  • Impression technique for complete denture
Primary impression
  • Primary impression making
  • Final impression
  • Wash impression
Border Moulding And Posterior Palatal Seal
  • Landmarks of maxillary arch 
  • Landmarks of mandibular arch
Border moulding and posterior palatal seal
  • Border molding Technique
  • Posterior palatal seal 
  • Posterior palatal seal recording techniques
Jaw Relations
Vertical jaw relation
  • Vertical jaw relation 
Horizontal jaw relation
  • Horizontal jaw relation 
Orientation jaw relation
  • Orientation jaw relation 
Jaw relation and Facebow
  • Jaw relation and Facebow
Teeth Setting And Articulators Types of articulators
  • Types of articulators 
Selection of teeth shape
  • Selection of teeth shape, size and colour
  • Teeth setting 
  • Phonetics in orientation of anterior teeth
Special Techniques In Complete Dentures
Special techniques in complete denture  and Miscellaneous
  • Occlusal concepts of complete denture 
  • Curves 
  • Balanced occlusion
  • Concepts proposed to attain balanced occlusion
  • Lingualised and Monoplane occlusion
Post processing adjustments
  • Post delivery problems 
  • Tissue conditioners and reliners 
  • Immediate Dentures
  • Over dentures 
  • Processing 

What Type of Questions were asked in NEET?

1. Single best answer
  • Case Based
  • Fact Based (Memory)
  • Concept based
  • Numerical/Value Based

2. Image based questions

3. True or false type questions


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We hope this blog will assist you in preparing this subject meticulously for MDS entrance exams.
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Updated Feb 07, 2021.