NEET MDS - How To prepare for Periodontics?
Periodontics is considered to be one of the most scoring subjects in NEET MDS exam. Though it has a vast syllabus, it is comparatively easier to prepare provided you stick to the right strategy. The idea is to cover the entire syllabus within a specified time frame to avoid last minute rush and hassle. Students are advised to concentrate on high yielding topics which have a higher weightage. This not only saves time but paves way for effective learning. Apart from this, it is extremely important to be dedicated and focused.
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?
12-15/240 Questions (6%)
Standard Books to Refer:
How much Time should be allocated for the Subject?
- Theory reading – 1-2 Days
- MCQ Practice- 7-10 Days
How much Time should be allocated to each Topic?
- Theory reading – 3-4 Hours
- MCQ Practice- 5-7 Hours
How many Times should the subject be Revised?
- 4-8 times revision is required
What is the Ideal time to Start the subject?
- 1st quarter of the preparation
- After completing 1-2 subjects
Periodontics - Important Topics
|UNIT||MOST IMPORTANT TOPICS|
|Gingiva & Tooth Supporting Structures||
Microbial interaction with host.
Cytokines, Molecular biology of periodontium.
|Cytokines, Molecular biology of periodontium.||
|Calculus & latrogenic Diseases||
Difference between subgingival and supragingival calculus
Various stages of gingivitis.
|Acute Gingival Infections||
|Patterns Of Bone Loss And Trauma From Occlusion||
Trauma from occlusion.
|Slowly Progressive & Aggressive Periodontits||
HIV and peroidontitis.
|Diagnosis, Prognosis And Treatment Plan||
Plaque control methods
|Plaque control methods||
|Flap & Mucogingival Surgery||
Types of flap surgery.
|Treatment Of Furcation Involvrmrnt & Osseous Surgeries||
|Implants and Miscellaneous||
|Oral mal odour.||
Oral mal odour.
|Host modulating agents||
Host modulating agents.
|Advanced diagnostic aids||
Advanced diagnostic aids
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.