NEET MDS - How to prepare for Operative Dentistry?
In the NEET MDS Preparation process, the students need to study the previous year exams thoroughly and identify the important topics. This article sheds light on Operative Dentistry & the list of Questions MERITERS experts will answer that are essential for an effective and efficient preparation:
- What is the subject wise Weightage?
- Which Books to refer?
- How much Time should be allocated to the subject?
- How much Time should be allocated to each Topic?
- How many times should the subject be Revised?
- What is the Ideal time to Start the subject?
- What are the Important Topics for NEET MDS?
- Types of Questions asked?
What is the subject wise Weightage?
10-13/240 Questions (5%)
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
Operative Dentistry - Important Topics
|Unit||Most Important Topics|
|Diagnosis and Treatment planning|
|Microbiology of Caries|
|Classification of Caries- GV Black, Root caries, Caries cone|
|Histo-pathological changes of Enamel and Dentin|
|Diagnosis of Caries|
|After Restoration Procedures|
|Enamel and dentin bonding systems|
Direct filling gold
Caries and Cavity Preparation
Sterlization and Isolation
Direct Filling Gold
|Types of Direct Filling Gold
Cast Gold Restorations, Inlays, Onlays
|Indications and Contraindications|
|Principles of Tooth Preparations|
|Finish Lines and Cavosurface Margins|
|Functional Cusp Bevel|
|Cavity Preparation, Smear Layer|
|Rubber Dam in Detail|
|Separators/ Wedges/ Matrices|
|Debridement, Polishing Agents|
|Pulp Protection, Air Abrasion|
|UltraSonics and Lasers in Cavity Preparation|
|Walls of Cavity/ Line Angles/ Point Angles|
|Outline Form, Resistance Form|
|Retention Form, Bevels|
|Depth Of Cavity, Ferrules|
|Hand Cutting Instruments|
|GMT, Angle Former|
|Hatchets, Angles of Dental Bur|
|Efficiency of Burs|
|Carbide/ Diamond/ Stainless Steel Burs|
|Indications/ Contraindications of Amalgam Restorations|
|Father of Amalgam|
|Properties of Amalgam|
|Creep, Phases of Amalgam|
|Microleakage, Delayed Expansion|
|Pin Retained Amalgam Restorations|
|Types of Pins, Thread Mate System|
|Bonded Amalgam Restorations|
Tooth Colored Restorations
|Primers and Adhesive Resin Generations|
|Fillers in Composites|
|Margins and Cavosurface Angles|
|Box and Tunnel Restorations|
|Veneers and Laminates|
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 Aug 01, 2020.