NEET MDS - How to Prepare for Oral Radiology?
The subject of Oral Radiology carries a lot of significance particularly due to its high weightage in the NEET MDS exam. Oral Radiology is considered to be the heart of dentistry. Many students consider Oral Radiology to be a major roadblock towards their success in the NEET MDS exam, owing to its extensive syllabus. In such a scenario, it becomes pertinent for students to make use of selective learning. To do that, students need to identify the important topics of the subject by thoroughly analyzing and interpreting previous year NEET MDs exam papers.
In order to make the task of students simpler, we have compiled a list of standard books to refer & most important topics from the subject. The article will also share some tips and tricks to help students to ace the NEET MDS exam with flying colours.
Given below are 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?
10-16/240 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?
- 2nd quarter of the preparation
- After completing 6-8 subjects
Oral Radiology - Important Topics
Introduction to EM waves
Factors affecting quality and quantity of X ray
|Biological Effects Of Radiation||
Radiosensitivity and Radioresistivity
|Radiation Safety And Protection||
Radiation safety protocols
|X-ray Film, Intensifying Screen And Processing Of X-ray Films||
Types of film
Collimation and other effects
X ray film processing
|Projection Geometry And Intraoral Radiography||
Arthrography, arthroscopy and arthroplasty
Salivary gland imaging
Radiographic findings and associated pathology
What Type of Questions were asked in NEET?
- 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.